aviation education and flight training

choose from these sub-categories

Aerobatic Training
Cabin and Flight Crew Training
Dispatcher & ATC Training
Flight Training
Seaplane training
Glider Training
Ground Schools
Hang Glider, Ultralight, and Microlight Training
Helicopter Training
Maintenance Training
Military Aviation Training
Paragliding Training
Skydiving and Parachute Training
Training Aids and Products
Training Directories
University and Academy Degree Programs
Other sites with training or education resources


Aerobatic Training


Cabin and Flight Crew Training

  • airlinedream.com  airlinedream.com is your one stop source of information to help you achieve a top career as a pilot

  • The Airline Academy  Training for ticket agents, customer service reps, reservationists, flight attendants, aircraft dispatchers, and pilots.  Located in the main terminal of the Daytona Beach International Airport in Florida.

  • Airline Training & Employment Agency  A school in Toronto providing employment services and training to flight attendants and various airline staff.

  • Arizona State University Department of Aeronautical Management Technology  Concentration in Professional Flight and Air Transportation Management.  Professional pilot students are trained to specific airline standards.

  • Aviation Academy India  Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy is a Professional Pilot Training, Aircraft Maintenance, Air Charter, Civil, Military Aviation And Pilot Training Career Opportunities Institution. Best Aviation Academy In India.

  • Aviation Courses  An independent aviation safety training company in the UK specialising in safety and emergency procedure training for flight attendants and pilots.

  • Career in Travel  Cabin crew courses.

  • CISM - Critical Incident Stress Management Peer Support Training Seminars  Specialized Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Peer Support Training seminars for the aviation/transportation industry.

  • Environmental Tectonics Corporation  ETC designs, develops, installs and maintains aircrew training systems through a joint-venture with ETC-PZL Aerospace Industries Sp. z o.o.

  • Global Air Training  Delivers aircrew training services to airlines, aviation operators, and associated companies worldwide.  Expertise in the fields of Crew Resource Management (CRM), Safety and Emergency Procedures (SEP), Aviation Security, Aviation First Aid (Immediate Care) and Cabin Service.

  • Go To Flight School!  FAA certified flight school training for flight attendants, and more.  Airline represented Board of Directors, lifetime placement, and financial aid available.

  • IASCO Cockpit crew training.

  • Inflight Innovations  Offering cabin crew consulting: creation, development, and facilitization of training programs, as well as cabin crew manuals and procedure analysis.  Technologically advanced training methods include 360 degree interactive imaging and online training.

  • Learn French in Nice-French courses for flight attendants  French language courses for flight attendants at all levels in Nice. One-on-one instruction and joint tutorials courses. Courses tailored specifically to meet the needs of cabin crew members. Vacation accommodations provided : apartment rentals reserved for the flight staff, host families, hotels

  • Ready2Fly  Training courses to ensure that potential cabin crew recruits know how to pass the airline application process.  They offer a money back guarantee.

Dispatcher & ATC Training

Flight Training

  • pilot ground school  free online pilot ground school

  • 43 Air School  A pilot training and flying school in South Africa catering to the private, general commercial, airline, and military sectors.

  • Academy of Personal Aviation  A flight school based at Des Moines International airport.

  • adventure flight limited  Our company offers access to a range of flying courses in Scotland and South Africa; from aerobatics to tailwheel conversions and open cockpit and vintage flying.

  • Aerospace Aviation  Pilot training in Sydney, Australia.  Aircraft hire and charter flights.  From first lesson to commercial pilot licence and instrument rating.  747 simulator available.  Learn to fly in Australia - see the outback!

  • Airborne Aviation  Australia's first Cessna Pilot Centre is located in Sydney and provides professional pilot training in Cessna aircraft, joy flights, aircraft hire.

  • AirConsult  Pilot-training, as well as trading, consulting, charter, handling, accident-research in the South-East of Turkey.

  • Air-Hart Aviation  Specializing in float plane training.

  • Airways  Flight training in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania USA area.

  • Action Aviation Flight training, aircraft rental and brokering, and sightseeing tours of Phoenix and Arizona.  Located at Glendale Municipal Airport (GEU) in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Alteon  An aviation training company responsible for flight and maintenance training in the 100-seat-and-above range of aircraft with more than 800 employees in 21 locations worldwide, more than 70 full-flight simulators, and numerous fixed-base and maintenance training simulators.  This fully owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company was formerly FlightSafety Boeing Training International.

  • American Flyers  On-line classes, exam preparation, financial aid, college courses, career academy, instructor academy.

  • American Flying Adventures  Flight training in Florida.

  • American School of Aviation, Inc.  A nationally accredited, FAA Part 141 approved flight training school that trains pilots for direct placement in professional airline careers.  Located in San Jose, California.

  • Andover Flight Academy  A flight training school located in Andover, New Jersey.

  • Arctic Flyers  Flight instruction given by ATP rated flight instructors.  Private to ATP training, specializing in emergency procedures, tricycle gear, taildragger, float and ski instruction.  At Anchorage International/Lake Hood.

  • Ask a CFI.com  Ask a FAA certified flight instructor your aviation or flight training related questions

  • Atlantic Flight Training Ltd  Professional pilot training at Coventry Airport.

  • Australian Flying Training School  Located at Bankstown aerodrome west of Sydney, this is one of Australia's largest privately owned flying schools.  Training for all licence levels, from private to commercial level.

  • Aviate Right  Learn flying and piloting skills at this flight training facility - from private to airline transport pilot.  Located in Farmingdale, New York.

  • Basair A flying training school and college located at Bankstown Airport in Sydney, Australia.  Flight training in different aircraft types for all licence levels from Private to Commercial to Airline.  Aircraft hire is also available for those looking at a flying holiday down under.

  • Be A Pilot  An effort funded by aviation industry companies and associations to increase the number of student pilots.  New market entrants are attracted via the Internet, cable television advertising and other media resources.  Search engine for participating flight schools.  Also see Canadian site.

  • Best Aviation Schools     1,300+ aviation & flight schools world wide. Internet's largest aviation school directory

  • Bush Air  An Advanced Bush Pilots Course - how to fly and survive in the African bush.  Also, aircraft and pilots available for "contract hire" by commercial operators throughout Africa (ranging from a Cessna 172, 206 & 210 to an Antonov AN-2) in Southern Africa.

  • CAE SimuFlite  Aviation training for pilots and maintenance technicians by credentialed instructors using modern full flight simulators at a Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas International Airport training facility.  Training is available on popular business aircraft, including Beechjet, Boeing Business Jet, Cessna, Challenger, Cheyenne, Citation, Falcon, Gulfstream, Hawker, King Air, Learjet, Turbo Commander, and Westwind.

  • Campbell River Flight Training  Affordable flight training and scenic flights at the Campbell River Airport (B.C. Canada).

  • Cargair  Flight training in Canada for private and commercial pilots and conversion for European pilots.

  • Centro-Plane Central Flying School Based in Budapest and formed by Hungarian aviation personnel with aviation experience in flight training, charter, air medical service and maintenance.

  • CLEARWATER FLIGHT SCHOOL  Providing private pilot, instrument rating, multi-engine, and commercial flight training in beautiful Clearwater, FL. Your dreams of learning to fly are ready for take off with SkyMatix.

  • Courtenay Flight Center  Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, and providing private and commercial licenses, floatplane training, scenic tours, charters, and aircraft rentals.

  • CRJ Type Rating  A Bombardier CRJ Type Rating training program for the professional pilot seeking to qualify on this popular regional jet.

  • Eagle 1 Aviation, Inc. Fargo ND.  A full service flight school offering classroom training, flight instruction, airplane rental and sales Fargo ND.  Flight training for recreational, private, instrument, commercial, and certified flight instructor (CFI) ratings in single engine, multi-engine, and tailwheel airplanes.  Helicopter training is also available.

  • Eagle's Arie Aviation  A flight school, but also an aviation community focused on making the dream of flight available through programs intended to promote affordable aircraft ownership.  For flight training, comradery or just "plane" fun, find them at Sussex Airport, Sussex, N.J.

  • East Cost Aero Club Flight School  Located in Bedford, Massachusetts.

  • Executive Flyers Aviation  Flight school in Bedford, Massachusetts. 

  • FlightSafety Academy  A flight school for professional pilots.

  • FlyingLessons.co.uk  Offering reviews and price comparison on a wide range of flying lesson and experience day vouchers all over the UK.

  • Flight Training Adventure Camps  A learner oriented, international flight school and tour camp with emphasis on team work, learning through real life situations, fun and adventure.

  • Flight Training Adventure Camps - Youth  The Reality Flight School offers various programs for youths from a stationary appetiser program with flight training up to first solo to a complete private pilot training program in the course of a 3000+ mile real life training expedition with tents and sleeping bags, a moving class room and, of course, airplanes.

  • FlightLevel240.com   Flight training from a student's perspective

  • Flug Training  Flug Training in Stuttgart.

  • Fly California  Flight training in San Diego, California with accelerated courses and adventure flights.

  • Flyers Philippines  Flight training at Mactan Cebu International Airport.

  • Flying Colors Pilot Training  An award winning school with an international reputation for innovative training.  All ratings and licences including degree programs.  Home of the Flying Colors Precision Flight Team.  At Winnipeg International Airport.

  • Flying Training Sydney Australia.   Curtis Aviation, based at Camden, is the flying school with a difference! We have selected the perfect match of: Great Aeroplanes - taildraggers and high-performance aircraft Great Staff - career instructors and bush pilots Ideal Location - best of city and country flying This will ensure that you get maximum fun from your flying experience and at the same time learn how to fly, not \'drive\' an aeroplane.

  • Four Winds Aviation  Courses primarily focused on advanced flight training involving tail wheel transition, re-currency, and aerobatic training in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex.

  • General Aviation Services  This full service FBO is located at the Flying Cloud airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, focusing on flight training and maintenence.

  • Georgia Sport Aviation  FAA Sport Pilot Certificate and ultralight training.  Flightstar sales and service.

  • Georgian Bay Airways Ltd.  A floatplane sightseeing and charter operation in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, which also provides an advanced 50-hour seaplane program focusing on "bush" training.

  • Great Lakes Helicopter   Helicopter Flight Training - Domestic and International Students welcome

  • Guaranteed Flight Training  A San Diego based flight instruction and training company offering scenic intro flights along the coast and mountains of San Diego California.

  • Harv's Air  Flight training school at Steinbach South Airport, Manitoba Canada.

  • Into the Blue  Flying lessons, air experience flights, paragliding and parachuting courses, and tours from the Biggin Hill Airport in Kent.

  • Just Flight Schools  Find a flight school by U.S. State.  Descriptions of services, mailing list, flight training supplies.

  • MasterCFI  A group of FAA certified flight instructors (led by NAFI MasterCFI Manpreet "Prince" Singh) providing flight and ground training for basic and advanced pilot certificates.  Custom designed and custom paced training courses.  Located primarily at Reid Hillview Airport, San Jose, California, with a secondary location at San Jose International airport.

  • Midway Aviators  Flight school, aircraft rental, and pilot shop in Chciago, IL.

  • Morey's West Coast Adventures  Earn your instrument rating in 9 days in a Cessna Turbo Skylane RG.

  • My Aviation School Have you always dreamed of becoming a professional pilot? Now you can do it. My Aviation School will help you find with the help our directories the right pilot training schools for you. Choose from airplane flight schools, helicopter training schools or any of the aviation colleges’ located worldwide. The most direct flight path to a rewarding career as pilot is to find the flight training school or college that will help you fulfill you dream. See the world with a career in flying.

  • National Airways Corporation (NAC)  This South African general aviation company offers pilot training as well as aircraft sales, aircraft maintenance and refurbishment, avionics and parts sales and support and flight operations incorporating charter, and contract flying.

  • New Spirit Aviation   Flight school, ground school and aircraft rental located near Charlotte, NC at Lincoln County Regional Airport

  • Northshore Aviation  A flight training school and flyer's club in Northern Illinois, specializing in aerobatics, and advanced recovery techniques.

  • Northern Sky Aviation   flight instruction, airplane rental and sales in the Bismarck - Mandan ND area. Based at the Mandan Municipal Airport

  • Oxford Aviation Training  Full time airline-focused courses, modular flying and ground school, MCC and synthetic flight, distance learning with online support.

  • Pan Am International Flight Academy  Professional flight training designed for career minded students.  Flight schools in Phoenix, AZ and Fort Pierce, FL offering programs for all experience levels.  Financial assistance available to those who qualify.

  • Phoenix East Aviation  PEA is an accredited flight school for pilot training in Florida, where their commercial pilot training prepares you for a career in aviation.  FAA approved courses, accredited, and international students welcome.

  • Pilot Journey Training  Accelerated and traditional flight training programs in San Diego, Maryland and Florida.  Special 10 day instrument ratings, and a Flight Instructor course.

  • Pilot Training solutions in South Africa HPPL, HCPL, bush pilot courses - fixed wing and helicopter. Meet the African Aviation Specialist!

  • P.J. Timmins & Associates  Trabsport Canada-certified single and twin-engine Level 2 flight training devices for flight training schools, flying clubs, and aviation college programs.

  • Professional Flight Instruction Service  Private through ATP tailwheel and basic aerobatic training at Falcon Field in Mesa Arizona.

  • Proflite Australia  Catering to local and international students in private and commercial flight training.  Located at Bankstown Airport in Sydney, Australia.

  • Quick Turn  Citation, King Air pilot training.

  • Regional Airline Academy, Inc.  Provides training and airline job placement assistance for commercial airline pilots in Deland Florida.

  • Russell Aviation LLC  Accelerated private pilot training in 18 days in Colorado, as well as mountain flight training in a private course.  Train at airports such as Leadville, Aspen, and other resort towns.  Multi Engine timebuilding at a low hourly rate.

  • Seattle Flight, Inc.  A Seattle-based flight school providing individually tailored flight instruction to high standards.

  • Shenandoah Aviation Services  A pilot training school located between Harrisonburg and Staunton, in Weyers Cave, Virginia.  All levels of flight instruction from private pilot, to the Airline Transport Pilot certification (ATP).  Financing and short term housing available.

  • Silver Express Flight School South Florida flight training academy.

  • SimCenter-Carolina, LLC  A FAR 142 Training Center offering type-ratings and First Officer Programs.

  • Skyward Aviation  An FAA certified flight school providing personalized private, instrument, commercial and instructor pilot training in the Los Angeles beach community of Santa Monica.

  • Southeastern  Flight training courses: Sylvan computer testing center, intercom equiped fleet, tail wheel training, airport dedicated to flight training.

  • Springfield Flight Academy Obtain a private or professional pilot license at our flight training school.

  • St George Flight Training  A small flight school offering JAR Modular flight training from Private Pilots Licenses to JAR commercial licenses and Flight Instructor ratings.  Located at Teesside International Airport.

  • Stapleford Flight Centre  SFC owns a fleet of more than forty aircraft ranging from Cessna 152 basic trainers to twin-engine aircraft such as PA23 Seneca, PA31 Chieftain and the brand new Diamond DA42 with glass-cockpit technology. We also operate modern flight simulators capable of replicating PA31, PA34, PA28 and the DA42 aircraft. Our own maintenance facilities ensure that aircraft are kept in top condition, with snags rectified promptly.

  • Stewart Air Ltd.  Floatplane training in Victoria BC Canada.

  • Sunair Aviation  Flight and ground training for VFR, IFR, single engine, multi-engine, private, and commercial.  Tailwheel endorsements, Biennial Flight Reviews (BFR), and Instrument Proficiency Checks are also available.&mbsp; Located at the Leesburg Regional Airport, in Florida.

  • Sunstate Aviation  Training provided by this Cessna Pilot Center (CPC) in Central Florida.  Also, aircraft rental and pilot shop.

  • Tailwheel & Fabric Spoken Here  Tailwheel and formation training by an ex-USAF pilot.  Also fabric re-covering workshops at your site, for individuals or groups.

  • Tailwheel Training at Chandler Air Service  Using PA-18-150 Piper Super Cubs for basic tailwheel training.

  • Bob Tait's Aviation Theory School  Based in Archerfield, Queensland Australia and offering home study programs, CDs, books, courses.

  • Tatenhill Aviation  Private Pilot Licence training in the heart of the Midlands (UK).

  • Tees Valley Flight Training   Small friendly flying school, training for Jar PPL , NPPL , night rating and IMC. Licence revalidation and renewals with on site examiner.
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  • Touchdown Aero Centre  Trial lessons and flying courses from a privately-owned airfield in East Anglia.

  • Tradewinds International Flight School  Offers flight students a personalized and environment to learn and earn a PPL in Fort Pierce, Florida.

  • Turner Flying Service  Flight instruction and for fun flying in Southwest Florida.

  • Twins to taildraggers  accelerated training

  • Warbird Flying Fly a North American Aviation T6 Harvard with an instructor.

  • Westwind School of Aeronautics  A professional flight training school located at the Phoenix Deer Valley Airport specializing in the training and development of career commercial pilots.

  • Wings Aloft  A flight school at King County International Airport on Boeing Field, Seattle Washington.  Also air charter, aircraft rental, and aircraft maintenance.

  • Wyombe Air Centre  Trial lessons, PPL, RT, Night, IMC, FIC, Multi, BCPL, IR.

Seaplane training

Glider Training

  • Glidetrain  UK instructor Bruno Brown offers individual tuition from pre-solo to Full Category instructor training, at Shennington Airfield.

  • Great Western Soaring School  Sailplane flights with an FAA Certificated Commercial Pilot / Instructor in Llano, California.

  • Turf Soaring School  Glider rides and flight instruction in Arizona.

Ground Schools

  • APT Charitable Trust - Disabled Flying
      APT  has been making disabled flying dreams come true for the past fourteen years. Whether your ambition is to take a microlight flight or become a fully fledged pilot, APT can help get your dream off the ground.  No physical disability, however severe, is ever a barrier at the APT to achieving complete independence in the sky.

  • AviationSpot.com  Online instruction and preparation for students who are contemplating or completing a Pilot Licence.  Ground school courses for private and recreational pilots, commercial pilots, and instrument rating.

  • AviationWise  Online aviation classes for pilot certification.

  • Aviation Training Center  Ground school, simulator, and aviation career preparation training facility in the Seattle Washington area.

  • Global Air Training  An international training company, providing training programmes in Crew Resource Management, Human Factors, Safety and Security.

  • Global Training Aviation  Spanish Type Rating Training Organization (TRTO -E -010), based in Madrid-Barajas.  Courses meet JAA regulations.  Type Rating for B747, A320, A330, CCQ, ATR 42/72, and others.  MCC, CRM, dangerous goods, instructors courses.  Tailored crew training for airlines.

  • Gold Seal Online Ground School  Feature-rich multimedia lessons, animated and narrated for FAA pilots and student pilots. FREE - all you need is a high speed connection and a fast computer. Join us today.

  • Ground School  ground school online for PPLs

  • Interlake International Pilot Training Center  Professional and recreational pilot training in Manitoba, Canada that specializes in accelerated training and with one-to-one instruction allowing the student to set his/her own pace.

  • Naples Air Center, Inc.  CAA/JAA approved courses.  Ground school, aerobatic training, helicopter flight training.  Located at Naples Airport, Florida, USA.

  • Simulations Of Solutions, Inc.  A flight simulation training school in Mid-Michigan for general aviation pilots.

  • Sydney Flight Training Centre  Training for career and recreational pilots.  Dedicated ground theory school and full-time chief ground instructor.  Advanced training for instrument and instructor ratings, Airline Transport Pilot Licence and Night VFR.  Frasca 142 Synthetic flight trainer, single or multi-engine and GPS capability.

  • Valight Training Services  A dedicated theory only Australian training centre providing personalised attention to your training requirements: private pilot, night VFR, commercial pilot.


Hang Glider, Ultralight, and Microlight Training

  • Boundless Aviation Inc.  Wheels, skis, and float ultralight training on Challenger II aircraft.  Based in Carp, Ontario - 20 km west of Ottawa.

  • Delta Club 82  Hang gliding school in France near Toulouse.

  • Experimental Aircraft Association of Malaysia  Operator of the NusaJaya Flight Park and providing microlight flight training in the Singapore/Malalysia area.

  • Georgia Ultralights  A full time ultralight and general aviation flight school in central Georgia.  Flightstar sales and service.  EAA and USUA instructor.

  • Highland Aerosports  Offers tandem (instructor and student together) hang gliding lessons, solo aerotows, and equipment sales and service in the Baltimore and DC area.

  • Kitty Hawk Kites  Hang gliding school located on the outer banks of North Carolina.

  • Microlight Scotland  A microlight flying school serving West and Central Scotland.  Gift vouchers available online, full training through to your Private Pilot's Licence from Cumbernauld Airport, near Glasgow.

  • Skybound LSA  Sport Pilot training in Weight Shift Control LSA Trikes and 3-axis Fixed Wing LSA  Aircraft  as well as being a dealer for Apollo Trike and FIxed Wing, and North Wing Design is what SkyboundLSA.com is all about.

  • Tampabay Aerosport Florida  Ultralight trike flight instruction, sales, and service.  Located at Tampabay Executive Airport (3FD1).

  • Tomvale Air Services Ltd. Tomvale Airport (NA9) in Ardoch Ontario, ultra-light pilot instruction, software designed to prepare pilots for the aviation exams.

  • The Ultralight Place  Fixed wing ultralight and powered parachute flight training in Illinois.

  • U.S. Airborne Sport Aviation Center  A full service ultralight, paramotor, paragliding, and hang gliding center for the western United States.  They offer beginner to advanced training in ultralight trikes, paramotors, and paragliding, as well as aero towing hang gliders.  Located at Asotin, Washington, USA.


Helicopter Training

  • Becker Helicopters  Helicopter flight training, helicopter training videos (20 titles), helicopter training books, and advanced flying (ie. sling, mountains, safety courses) in Queensland, Australia.  Internationally accredited.

  • Blue Ridge Helicopter Offers helicopter flight instruction.  Also aerial photography, scenic rides, aerial reconnaissance in the Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

  • British Columbia Helicopters Flight Training  Helicopter flight training. Offering commercial and private licences, instructor and night ratings.

  • CareFlight Queensland - Air Medical Search and Rescue Helicopter Service  Competency based training courses such as Helicopter Underwater Escape (HUET), First Aid, Helicopter Rescue Crew, Helicopter Landing Officer.

  • CFC Aviation  Helicopter and airplane flight training, instruction, sight seeing tours, air charter, air taxi, aerial filiming and photography.  Bell 206 Long Ranger, Robinson R44, R22, Bell A-47, Cessna 172 and others.  Operations in South/Central Texas.

  • Chesapeake Bay Helicopters  Provides helicopter flight training, powerline patrol, aerial photography and filming.  Also a dealer for Schweizer Aircraft Corporation.

  • Chinook Helicopters  Flight training since 1982 and operating from a base at the Abbotsford Airport in British Columbia.

  • Chopper1 Helicopter Services  Australiawide helicopter services for scenic and joy flights, trial flights, trial introductory flights.

  • Corporate Helicopters of San Diego  A large helicopter operator in San Diego, California, specializing in primary and commercial training, ENG, film work, aerial photography, and tours.

  • Great Lakes Helicopter   Helicopter Flight Training - Domestic and International Students welcome

  • Heliflight of Michigan  Provides professional helicopter flight training and related services including: helicopter brokerage, pre-purchase inspections, aerial photography, aerial survey/security, aerial search and recovery of property, law enforcement, marine patrol, private investigations, power/pipeline inspection flights, search and rescue, ferry flights of helicopters to/from other States.

  • Heli-Flight Wairarapa Provides flight training for helicopters.

  • Heli North Training  Helicopter training, agricultural flying, aerial photography, charters, aerial lifting, and survey work in Northland, New Zealand.

  • Helicopter Adventures, Inc.  Helicopter flight school, located at Buchanan Field Airport in Concord, CA, 45 minutes from San Francisco.

  • Helicopter Training Schools  This site offers free information packs for students seeking flight training in 5 different world regions.  It also offers personal service to locate the best deals for students at flying schools.

  • Horizon Helicopters, Inc.  An FAA approved Part 135 helicopter charter service in Delaware and also an approved helicopter training facility.

  • KD Helicopters  A flight training school specializing in the training of private, and commercial pilots.  Located at Blairstown Airport, Blairstown, NJ, USA.  KD also provides other flight services, as well as scenic tours and aerial photography.

  • Los Angeles Helicopters  Offers helicopter flight training (all levels), sightseeing tours, and aerial photography in Los Angeles, California, USA.

  • RevilloC Aviation British helicopter flying school.  Student flying diary, links, and mailing list.

  • Rise helicopters  Helicopter training for those who aspire to become a helicopter pilot and for enthusiasts who want to learn to fly helicopters as a hobby.

  • Rocky Point Aviation  Helicopter training in a country setting.  Close to DFW airport and Fort Worth.  Private to ATP Helicopter.  Located at Northwest Regional Airport, Roanoke, TX.

  • Rotor Aviation Inc.  Offering helicopter flight training for private, commercial, CFI/CFII, ATP and Instrument Ratings.  Financing available.  Located in Long Beach, California.

  • Sun Aero Helicopters, Inc.  Offering helicopter charter service and helicopter flight school training in the Chicagoland area.

  • Valley Helicopter Services  Training in Schweizer 300C's in Athens, Tennessee.


Maintenance Training


Military Aviation Training

  • Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division  Integrated life-cycle support (i.e., research, front-end analysis, acquisition, product support, and disposal) for training systems using state-of-the-art simulation and training technologies for all Naval warfare areas and other services.

  • RAF Valley  The 4 Flying Training School is the Advanced Training and Tactics Unit responsible for training RAF and RN jet pilots for Harrier, Sea Harrier, Jaguar, Tornado F3 and GR4.

  • U.S. Air Force Training System Product Group  The TSPG provides training systems expertise and facilitates information cross-flow between programs.

  • Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In Vintage World War II aviation training film footage.


Paragliding Training

  • Into the Blue  Flying lessons, air experience flights, paragliding and parachuting courses, and tours from the Biggin Hill Airport in Kent.

  • Nirvana Adventures  Paragliding in India: instruction, tandems, equipment.

  • Paradventures, Inc.  Paragliding training and equipment sales throughout northwest Oregon and southwest Washington, USA.  Learn year round with tandem, solo, and tow training methods.


Skydiving and Parachute Training

  • Atlanta Skydiving Center  State of the art equipment and faciities available for both experienced Georgia skydivers, or students.  All instructors are USPA certified.

  • British Parachute Schools  Based in the Vale of Belvoir, 12 miles South East of Nottingham at Langar Airfield, now used exclusively by the Parachute School with a variety of jumpships.

  • Parachute Center  Skydiving training programs for the first timer as well as advanced and team training.

  • Skydiving.com  Find a location to learn to skydive.

Training Aids and Products

  • @Vision Aviation Learning Services  An e-learning solutions provider for the aviation industry located in the Netherlands and provide e-learning for the aviation industry.  Learning products for use by major airlines, ground handling companies, and aviation technical schools.

  • Aero Training Products  Aviation books and videos for airline, commercial, bush, private, recreational, maintenance, design, manufacturing, accident investigation, management, and experimental aviation.

  • AeroCheck Enterprises Aviation training aids, books, and other products.

  • Aerosolutions  A consulting firm specialized in aviation training and aviation training products for training schools, civil aviation authorities, airlines, corporations, military and individuals.  Computer-aided online training programs for the qualifying of pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers.

  • Aero Training Products  ATP offers aviation books, videos, software, and charts for flight and maintenance training operations.

  • Aerowinx Precision Simulator  Computer based training for the 747-400: tutorials and add-ons for Precision Simulator, links, message forum.

  • AIRS Technologies  Ab-Initio FAA Pilot Training - Interactive pilot theory training on CD-ROM.

  • AusAir Flight School  Aviation flight training videos for Australian and international pilots.

  • Avfacts ATPL Training  Free training editorials of interest to all pilots, especially those interested in heavy transport operations: glass cockpit operation training, aquaplaning, PNR, machmeters, GPWS and TCAS, etc.  Also ATPL study resources, CD-ROM Courses, training books.

  • AviationGroundSchool.com  A source for aviation ground school training supplements available on the web for general aviation aircraft like the Cessna 172 as well as a select commercial aircraft such as the EMB 145 Regional Jet and the ATR 42 Advanced Turboprop.

  • Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc.  Training devices and simulators, the Pilot's Manual Series, 2000 FAR/AIM Series, CD ROMs.

  • AvStar Media, LLC  Advanced computer based training for pilots and air medical personnel.  Programs include aircraft specific, general subjects, and customized programs, all with integrated testing and record keeping.  Their customer base includes part 91 and 135 operators, fixed and rotary wing.

  • Boeing 737 Management Reference Guide  Personal technical notes made during 15 years and 7000 hours line experience and simulator sessions on Boeing 737.

  • Computer Training Systems  CTS offers CD or Internet based recurrent pilot training for over 205 types of aircraft (both fixed and rotary wing).  In addition, CTS has developed a General Subjects (Indoctrination) package designed to meet the ground training requirements of FAR 135.  (Including programs for Air medical Crewmembers, TSA Training and Maintenance Human Factors.)

  • ETA - Education and Training Administration  A 100% web-based training management system designed by Talon Systems specifically for the management of flight training.  The system is accessed through a web browser, which offers training programs tools for managing curriculum, security, student records, resources, flight following/operations, and scheduling.

  • FAA Aviation Education  Resource library, aviation schools and universities, career guides, grants and scholarships, outreach programs, events, regional pages.

  • Garmax Aviation  Producers of broadcast quality interactive training DVDs, CD-ROMs and videos for airlines, air training organisations, display teams, professional and general aviation pilots and air enthusiasts

  • Gleim Publications  Aviation test preparation, FAA approved online Flight Instructor Refresher Course, pilot training, find a CFI or flight school in a searchable directory, FBO/bookstore directory.

  • Inflight Innovations Internet Instruction... 4 I's  An online initial training program that can be accessed by Cabin Crew/Flight Attendant trainees at home using a personal computer and an Internet connection.

  • iPilot.com  This resource site for pilots includes training aids.

  • JAR-66-Training  Internet-based training.

  • King Schools  Video and CD ROM private and instrument courses.

  • North American Institute of Aviation  Professional pilot training school.

  • Pelesys Learning Systems Inc.  A training solutions provider exclusively for the aviation industry with new generation computer-based training (CBT) and web-based training (WBT) courseware for a wide range of applications in the aviation and aerospace industries.  Pelesys' library of CBT/WBT aviation training products includes full flight crew training CBTs for the Boeing B747-400, Boeing B767-200/300, Boeing B737-200, DC10-30 and Airbus A319/320/321; cabin crew training CBT programs for the Boeing B737-800, B767, B747, B777-200, and Airbus A340; and a suite of specialty CBT courses such as Cold Weather Operations, Dangerous Goods, TCAS, Polar Operations, High Altitude Training to name a few.  All courses are available in CD-ROM and web format.

  • Pilot Tutor.org  Interactive graphic lessons explain and demonstrate piloting concepts.  Useful to student pilots and those working on an instrument rating.

  • Sporty's Complete Pilot Course  A comprehensive flight training course.

  • Study Guides for the Embraer RJ & ATR Turboprop  Free with a donation to a charity.  Author is a Check Airman on the RJ.

  • Nolly Productions, Inc.  Aviation training courses on videotape.

  • Online Flight Training Information  Extensive source for flight training information and links to articles, documents, and manuals for general aviation student pilots and pilots in general.

  • Pilot Journey  Free pilot tools for all pilots, including on-line flight training syllabus from Gleim Publications.  Forums, learning tools, flight tracking tools, and more - all free.

  • Pilot Medical Solutions, Inc.  Provider of FAA medical certification support.

  • Pilot Publications  Offers complete pilot reference libraries on CD-ROM that cover the complete FAA syllabus for licenses: private to ATP, plus CFI and I/R, helicopter and fixed wing.

  • PocketTest  FAA written test prep software for the Palm handheld PDA.  Includes full FAA database of questions.  Available for Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, ATP, and Flight Engineer.  Downloadable.

  • Pooleys Flight Equipment  Interactive training on CD ROM.  Fixed and rotary wing.

  • Procockpit  A content rich site offering information on advanced flying concepts and techniques.  The safety of flight and training system is designed for all pilots.

  • SimCom International Simulator based initial and recurrent training for private pilots, small twin prop.  Simulators built under contract.

  • StudentPilot.com Virtual flight school, aviation articles, programs and services for pilots.

  • Vector Training Systems  Develops and produces aviation training tools for general aviation.  Multimedia systems tranning software and FAA level 3 FTD's for student pilots, tranning organizations, and manufacturers.

  • Visual Vectoring: ATC Training  An Australian-based company producing innovative CBT products for teaching practical skills in RADAR vectoring and sequencing.

Training Directories

  • Association of Aerospace Universities  The AAU is a focus for activities in the higher education sector relating to UK aerospace and supports industry through the provision of world class education, research, and consultancy.

  • Australian International Aviation Training Agency  AIATA provides flight training and maintenence course and enrollment information for International students.  Search flying schools, TAFE colleges, and universities offering aviation programs in Australia.

  • Aviation Schools Online  A directory of flight schools, aviation colleges, and aircraft mechanic schools for prospective pilots and aviation maintenance technicians.

  • Aviation Training Directory  A very comprehensive and definitive list of aviation training facilities in the United States, with over 700 listings to date.  Fixed wing, helicopter, simulator, lighter than air, glider, ultra light, etc.

  • The 'Aviator' Web Site  A community of readers and aviators offering directories of flight instructors, flight schools and other companies.  Also a shop/classifieds/wanted section, buy and sell aviation products, information about companies who offer services to aviators.

  • Best Aviation  Over 1000 aviation schools and training facilities world wide.

  • Eduguideonline  A guide to online colleges, degrees, and education.

  • Flight School Database  Find flight schools offering pilot training in your local area through Flight School Database. Learn to Fly today!

  • Flight Schools Directory  Directory of flight schools offering free service that submits your contact information to top flight schools with one form.

  • Flight School List  The largest aviation school database on the Internet.

  • NationalFlightSchools.com  A directory of U.S. and Canadian flight schools.

  • Online Degree University Programs  This site is dedicated to providing a data base for finding online degree schools and programs.

University and Academy Degree Programs

  • Airline Transport Professionals, Inc.  Airline career pilot program.

  • Alabama Aviation Technology Campus  Training for professional airplane and helicopter pilots, aircraft mechanics, and aviation electronics professionals.

  • Arizona State University Department of Aeronautical Management Technology  The Department offers a major in Aeronautical Management Technology leading to a Bachelor of Science degree.  This major includes options in Airway Science Management and Airway Science Flight Management.

  • Australian College of Aviation  A Melbourne, Australia flying school for professional and private pilots.

  • Aviation Atlanta  Professional pilot course.  Affiliated with Georgia State University.

  • Aviation Professional Education Center  A non-profit corporation providing training in aviation technology.  Offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree, and an FAA/Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) or FCC/Aviation Electrician Technician (AET) license.  Programs focus on large jet transport aircraft and aviation systems.

  • Aviation Training by Directory of Schools  Obtain training as an aviation mechanic.  Other online degree programs available.

  • AviationUniversity.com  Utah Valley State College offers on-line 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degree programs in Aviation Science.

  • Aviation Universities  Good list of links to Universities offering aviation related degree programs.  Provided by Embry-Riddle.

  • Canadore College  Aviation programs in avionics, aircraft maintenance and structural repair.  Located in North Bay, Ontario.

  • Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI)  The medical certification, research, and education wing of the United States Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Aerospace Medicine at the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

  • Central Missouri State University  The aviation department offers a four year degree in Aviation Technology.

  • Cloverpark Technical College  Aviation mechanic A&P training and pilot training thru CFII.  This site lists aviation courses plus all courses the college offers.

  • College Search Online Degrees  A free academic resource for students.  Search for courses at multiple colleges and universities and request prospectuses.  Use search keywords line "aviation" and "flying."

  • Comair Aviation Academy Airline-owned academy offering aviation programs.

  • Concordia University  International Aviation MBA Programme.

  • Coastal Pacific Aviation  Aviation education and professional pilot training in British Columbia.  Degree and diploma programs in cooperation with the University College of the Fraser Valley.

  • Cranfield College of Aeronautics  Created to perform cutting edge research and to develop future leaders for aerospace manufacturing, civil and military aviation, the regulatory bodies, national research laboratories, and academia.

  • CSE Aviation Limited Home of the Oxford Air Training School, a provider of professional pilot training in the United Kingdom.  CSE also operates Oxford Airport, and provides maintenance, spares support and component repair facilities for a wide range of aircraft up to executive jets.

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University University aviation degrees.

  • George Washington University Airline Management Graduate Certificate Program  Established in 2000 to serve the needs of the aviation industry and to serve those pursuing management careers in the airline and airport industry.

  • George Washington University Virginia Campus  Aviation Safety and Security Management Certificate Program designed to take a comprehensive approach to integrating safety and security in air transportation.

  • Institute of Aviation Technology at Westwood College  Aviation degree programs to prepare for a variety of jobs in the aviation industry.  Accelerated programs you can get there in as little as 17 months.  Associate: Airframe and Powerplant, Diploma: Advanced Electronics Technology (Avionics), Diploma: Airframe and Powerplant, in Denver CO, Houston TX, or Los Angeles, CA.

  • The Institute of Aviation - University of Illinois  Flight and maintenance training programs and research activities in the area of aviation-related Human Factors.

  • LeTourneau University  The School of Aeronautical Science offers collegiate level flight and maintenance training programs.

  • Loughborough University - Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering 

  • Merit Education  An online career education and degree portal with training programs for aspiring professionals.  Includes aviation, trades, vocational, and degree programs.

  • Mesa Pilot Development  Mesa Air Group and San Juan College offer professional pilot training through the Aviation Degree Program.

  • MTSU Aerospace Department  Middle Tennessee State University offers a B.S. in Aerospace, with concentrations in: Professional Pilot, Flight Dispatch, Administration, Maintenance Management, and Technology.  There is also a non-degree ATC program that is offered to any major at the college.

  • The MIT International Center for Air Transportation Laboratories, research studies, publications.

  • National Aviation University  Formerly named the Kiev International University of Civil Aviation, this Ukraine University offers aviation and space technology programs.

  • Online Education University Degrees  Advance your career with an online degree. Browse this site to find the top schools offering online degrees in fields like Business, Marketing, Technology, Management, Design, Education, Psychology, Nursing, Paralegal and more.

  • Purdue University - Department of Aviation Technology  A part of the School of Technology at Purdue University, the Department provides four year B.S. degrees in Professional Flight, Aviation Administration, and Aeronautical Technology.  Also avaliable are dual degrees in Engineering and Aviation Technology, a Masters degree in Technology, and a PhD related to aviation.

  • University of North Dakota  The John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences is a center for aerospace learning, nationally acclaimed for achievements in collegiate aviation education, atmospheric research, and computer science applications.

  • Queens University, Belfast - School of Aeronautical Engineering 

  • Sierra Academy of Aeronautics  Training for airline pilots, helicopter pilots, aircraft mechanics, aircraft dispatchers.

  • Spartan School of Aeronautics  Industry current training with Diploma and Associate Degree programs in aviation maintenance, avionics and instruments, nondestructive testing, communication electronics, and professional piloting.  Also a Bachelor of Science program in aviation management.  Located in Tulsa Oklahoma.

  • St. Cloud State University Aviation Department  Flight training and an accredited Bachelor of Science Aviation degree program. Download the Student Handbook (.pdf) for detailed information.  Located in St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA.

  • The Technology Transfer Program at ITS Berkeley A unit of the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California at Berkeley.  Its mission is to support the development and implementation of state of the art transportation systems by facilitating exchanges of information between research and practice and by providing a program of professional training, conferences, workshops, and technical assistance in the areas of transportation planning and policy, environmental issues, traffic engineering and signalization, project development and management, infrastructure design and maintenance, traffic safety and aviation.

  • Tulsa Aviation Education Alliance  The Alliance offers flight, pilot, and aviation training for students looking to launch a career in airport management, aviation maintenance, and professional piloting.  Housed at the Oklahoma College Tulsa Technology Center Riverside Campus for Applied Science, Technology, and Research.

  • University of Dubuque  Professional university flight program.

  • University of Glasgow - Department of Aerospace Engineering 

  • The University of Tennessee Space Institute  A graduate education and research institution with an Aviation Systems program designed students with a bachelor's degree in engineering or science who wish to study under a "systems philosophy" toward careers in research and development or administration in areas pertinent to aviation.

  • USAF School of Aerospace Medicine  The center for aeromedical education, training, and consultation in direct support of USAF, DoD, and international aerospace operations.

  • UVSCAviation.com  The Utah Valley State College online learning site for Aviation Science.

  • Vincennes University Aviation Maintenance  The Vincennes [Indiana] University Aviation Maintenance Department offers a 2yr A.S. or A.A.S. degree accompanied with an airframe and powerplant rating.

  • Westwood College of Aviation Technology  Airframe and powerplant technician programs at 3 U.S. campuses.

Other sites with training or education resources

  • Aeromedical Training Institute Aviation physiology training organization.

  • Aeronautics Learning Laboratory for Science Technology and Research (ALLSTAR)  Sections on the history of aeronautics, principles of flight, and careers in aeronautics.

  • Aerotech News and Review  Education links by state, also aviation and space news, and other aviation links.

  • Aircraft Engine Design  Dedicated to education about gas turbine propulsion and aircraft engine design: courses, textbooks, data, cutaway engine pictures, pioneers, engine primer, library, links.

  • Aviation Scholarship Foundation  An aviation charity dedicated to students from impoverished communities with a mission to fund private pilot training for low income youth.

  • Balo Tour  Ballooning in Barcelona, Spain: balloon rides, outdoor events, and training events.

  • Cage Consulting, Inc.  Worldwide pilot interview preparation consultants and publishers of pilot career guides and study tools.  Bi-monthly Pilot Career Q&A column.

  • The European Centre for the Aerospace and Aviation Industries  EURESAS provides training programmes and services for the European aerospace industry in areas of management skills, cultural issues, communciation skills, and change facilitation/coaching.

  • International Academy of Travel  Airline and travel industry training courses.

  • International Services  The consultancy and training arm of the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority.  Specialists in training, air traffic control, air traffic services engineering, operations, regulatory and institutional issues.

  • Jet Careers.com  How to become an airline pilot: college degrees, choosing a flight school, civilian and military careers, European airline standards, corporate aviation.

  • Medical AirXpress  Aeromedical transportation (complete air ambulance service with besdside to bedside quality), training (equipment and crew training under ICAO and FAA guidelines), and management.  Main base located in Scottsdale Arizona at AirCenter.  24 hour operation, worldwide service, multilingual/multicultural teams.

  • Nastec International  Offering a state-of-the-art Sky Marshall Training Program.

  • National Aviation and Space Education Alliance  Formed to enhance the work of state aviation and space education councils and related organizations by improving communications among them and by developing mutual support programs.  Site includes links to State aviation education councils.

  • Navtech Seminars & GPS Supply  Technical seminars and advanced GPS education.  A selection of books, software, and equipment for GPS users.

  • Pilottraining.ca  Pilot training information for all Canadian pilot ratings and licences.

  • PlaneMath  A place for students and teachers to learn about math and aeronautics.

  • RBCS  Diploma programs for air cargo, airline management, cabin crew, and other travel industry areas.

  • Reem Aviation Security Consultants  Specializes in Ground Security Coordinators (GSC) Training and provides a variety of aviation security services: airline corporate security consulting, background checks, pre-employment verification audits, dedicated GSC’s to cover flights at high-risk airports, cargo security training, cargo security audits, domestic profilers training.

  • Sport Pilot  A portal for all sport pilots

  • Start Flying  Information on how to get started flying.

  • The Street Training Consulting Group  Nationwide training specialists based in Massachusetts who provide on-site classroom instruction for police, fire, EMS providers, Emergency Room personnel and teachers.

  • Student Pilot Network  How to become a pilot, choose a flight school, win a scholarship.

  • Training Link  Specialist training providers for those involved with the safe transportation of dangerous goods by air, road, and sea, including operators, shippers and freight agents.  World wide experience teaching dangerous goods courses and consulting in the UK, Europe, Australia, America and the Middle East.

  • Transportation Development Group Logistics consulting and education, IATA certified Dangerous Goods Training, and IATA/FIATA certified Air Cargo Training.

  • United States Air Force Academy  Information about the Academy.

  • Workbook and guide for RAF Cranwell Flight Aptitude Tests A site that provides guidance for potential military aircrew and RAF Officers.


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