Two of our most recent graduates took their Commercial Multi Engine checkrides yesterday and passed with flying colors. Both students, Craig Thissen and Isaiah Carlton, already have class dates with SkyWest for next week! Good luck with the airlines gentlemen, and congrats on the Halloween checkrides.
More good news for our veterans! The Veteran’s Administration has approved our ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) course for VA funding. All veterans with VA benefits can now use those benefits to obtain the highest rating available for pilots. The course assumes the applicant will get the required ATP-CTP ground course on their own. When finished… Read more »
The Orlando Flight Standards District Office has approved Sunrise Aviation to train Airline Pilots under Part 141. Sunrise has been working on this designation for the past 12 months and we are proud to announce that it has finally gained approval from the FAA. We are now working with the Florida State Approving Agency to… Read more »
Sunrise Aviation has done it again! For 3 out of the last 4 years, Sunrise Aviation has won the prestigious “Distinguished Flight School” award from Airplane Owner and Pilots Association. We couldn’t have done it without the support of our students and our training partner, Florida State College Jacksonville. Most of our Flight Instructors are retired military… Read more »
Sunrise Aviation is proud to announce that we are the newest flight school approved for the Trans States Airlines transition program. This program will allow active and retired helicopter pilots with 750 hours to obtain fixed-wing transition training for free. Trans States Airlines will pay up to $38,000 for qualified pilots to transition to airplanes,… Read more »
Sunrise Aviation Jacksonville is proud to announce that we have received AOPA’s “Distinguished Flight School” Award for 2017! This award places Sunrise Aviation in the Top 4% of all flight schools in the United States. We would like to thank our training partner, Florida State College Jacksonville (FSCJ), for providing our training facilities over the… Read more »
Congrats to David Dixon for successfully earning his Instrument rating. David will now move on to his Commercial pilot training with Sunrise Flight Academy.