Military Rotor Transition Program

FLT Academy in partnership with SkyWest Airlines

Up to $25,000 available in bonuses and tuition reimbursement

For Military Aviators

SkyWest Airlines is the place for military pilots who want to Take Control of Their Pilot Careers.

Are you a United States Veteran who served as a helicopter pilot? If so, now is the time to take to the skies again. The aviation industry is awakening from its COVID induced slumber and needs your skills. FLT Academy in partnership with SkyWest Airlines is here to help you accelerate your training as an airplane pilot so you can move quickly onto SkyWest Airlines enjoying an amazing career as a commercial airline pilot. Come fly with FLT Academy and receive SkyWest seniority and train with our highly professional flight team in our state-of-the-art glass panel aircraft. Contact FLT for a customized training quote and schedule based on your experience and training.

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Program Requirements

1. Military rotorcraft pilots may be eligible for a Restricted Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP) certificate at 750 hours total time.

  • 250 hours of which must be in fixed wing aircraft
  • 25 hours of which must be in a multi-engine aircraft
  • 75 hours of which must be conducted in actual or simulated instrument conditions
  • DD-214 with an Honorable Discharge and record of service required.

2. FLT Academy Pre-Enrollment Requirements

  • 1st class medical certificate when enrolling, and to be maintained throughout the course of training
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Criminal History Background Check
  • Motor vehicle driving record check
  • Panel 5 Drug Screening
  • Non owners’ renters’ insurance
  • Pre-approval for financing or proof of funds

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    DISCLAIMER: If you are not a US Citizen, Resident, or have an education visa FLT Academy is currently unable to provide you with flight training. Check back with us in the future.