Professional Pilot Track

Ready to move up?

We have partnered for years with the best names in the business. CFI has partnerships with corporate, charter and airlines for no matter what direction you want to fly. Our SkyWest Airlines connection is available to pilots who complete our commercial training course and or CFI program. Once you have the requisite hours you will have the option to interview and the airline or corporate flight department of your choice.

FAA Requirements: §61.153
• Be at least 23 years of age (21 for § 61.160)
• Be able to read, speak, write, and understand English
• Be a good moral character (no criminal convictions)
• Hold at least a commercial pilot certificate and an instrument rating, a restricted ATP certificate, or a foreign ATP or commercial pilot certificate.
• Have 1,500 hours of total time as a pilot.

Skywest Connection:
We offer Cadet Programs through SkyWest! Cadet Programs allow you to stay at our flight school, to complete your training and meet the airline requirements. Some benefits of the program include having mentors, enhanced seniority, and a guaranteed final interview.

Requirements (SkyWest):
• A CFI License with a current First Class Medical
• Hold a commercial multi-engine and instrument pilot certificate
• No more than three failed check rides (stage checks do not apply)

Corporate Link:
CFI has partnerships with corporate, charter and airlines for no matter what direction you want to fly. NETJETS is contineously looking for qualified applicatsions, becoming a CFI is a great way to make this happen.