U.S. Flight School Students
Epic Flight Academy has been providing an unparalleled pathway to achieving professional pilot dreams through innovative flight education and technologically-advanced aviation resources since 1999.
Students from over 80 countries have been enrolling at our flight school because they trust our proven leadership and ability to instill confidence in them as they pursue a career with the airline of their dreams. Providing safe, talented pilots for more than 300 airlines, our network of Epic graduates extends across the world and continues to grow as our flight school exceeds 30,000 hours of world-renowned flight operations annually.
Our Admissions Team is committed to guiding students through flight school enrollment, outlining each step of the process, and offering individualized training advice that will result in a gratifying and adventurous professional airline pilot career.
U.S. Admissions Requirements
- Students may begin flight training at any age, but the FAA requires pilots be at least 16 years old to solo an aircraft, and 17 years old to get a Private Pilot Certificate
- Provide proof of financial means to fund pilot training
- Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language
U.S. Admissions Process
- Contact Us: Using whichever contact method is most convenient, let our Admissions Team know that you are ready to receive detailed information about flight training.
- Complete Application: Available through our Admissions Representatives, fill out the online application to tell us more information about you and your aviation goals.
- Submit Application Fee: Covers cost of incoming student package, Epic Virtual Academy online access, flight academy ID badge, and student account setup
- Receive Orientation Information: Accepted students will receive their orientation and class start dates, as well as login information to begin the Epic Virtual Academy
- Learn to Fly! You’re ready to get started on your aviation journey! We look forward to seeing you very soon on campus for your flight training orientation!
- Financial-Aid Options
Relocation & Transportation Assistance
We understand that selecting and applying to a flight school, and arranging travel and housing, if necessary, can be very stressful, but our pilot training facility assists students in arranging each detail so that the transition is simple and easy. Visit our Student Life page for more information on our student amenities, transportation, events, and activities.
Visit our Flight Academy Campus
We would love for you to come tour our campus and get a firsthand look at our top-notch facilities and resources here at the New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport in Florida, USA. We also encourage prospective students to schedule a Discovery Flight Introductory Lesson here at Epic Flight Academy to get a feel for flight training with one of our certified flight instructors.