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Commercial Pilot Pathway

About the Commercial Pilot Program

Study intensive aviation English while training for your pilot licenses.

Intensive English and Aviation English Program

Monthly start dates available.

Students enroll in AEI's Intensive English Program to improve their English for flight training.  At the same time, students will study aviation English as an elective to learn aviation vocabulary and flight training concepts.

Students will be tested at the start of the aviation english training program to determine their English proficiency level, and the amount of English language required during the program depends on a student's incoming level.

Each level requires 8 weeks to complete.

Learn everything you need to become a licensed pilot.

FAA Approved Private Pilot License Training

The Private Pilot License (PPL) allows students to operate a small aircraft as either a pilot-in-command or co-pilot. It's the first step towards a career as a commercial pilot.

American English Institute students will receive ground training and flight training classes with AEI's flight training partner, World Wide Wings, to earn their PPL.

3-4 Months

Learn everything you need to become a licensed pilot.

Instrument Rating and Commercial Pilot Licenses

Instrument rating (IR) certifies a student can pilot an aircraft through instrumentation alone. Certification includes a written, oral, and flight test with a certified instructor.

A commercial pilot license (CPL) allows you to fly aircraft for compensation for commercial airlines, cargo and charter flights, agriculture, and more. The single and multi-engine add-ons provide students with additional qualifications.

The program takes 3 to 6 months, depending on students' starting level of proficiency.

Learn everything you need to become a licensed pilot.