AeroGuard flight training center aims to solve pilot shortage with new course at reduced hours


Newly Approved Course Saves Aspiring Pilots Flight Training Expenses and Time

AeroGuard Flight Training Center Student

AeroGuard Flight Training Center Student

AeroGuard Flight Training Center Student

PHOENIX, March 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AeroGuard Flight Training Center is thrilled to announce its new FAA-approved Reduced Hours Commercial Pilot Course, focused on saving time and money for future commercial pilots in grass in their formation.

This new course, developed in-house at AeroGuard by its team of expert flight instructors, has been specially reviewed and approved by the FAA, meeting the same high quality standards in fewer flight hours than typically required to a commercial level. pilot.

As part of Commercial pilot training, the FAA sets certain flight hour requirements, and for students training in a Part 61 framework, which is generally less structured, it is 250 hours of total flight and simulator time. In a more structured Part 141 environment, these hours are reduced to a total of 220.

AeroGuard’s New Reduced Hours Course Approved at 165 Total Hours, which means that students can complete the program in less than 35% less total hours and 25% less flight hours, offering significant time and cost savings over other courses or leading flight schools.

This FAA approval is based on a comprehensive review of the AeroGuard program, as well as the AeroGuard training environment, support processes and personnel, requiring all areas to meet the highest quality standards.

With the Shortage of pilots fully efficient and airlines looking to quickly fill their staffing needs with highly qualified pilots, this course will provide enormous benefits to airlines as well as students.

AeroGuard is partnered with SkyWest Airlines, the largest US regional carrier, flying the flags of American, United, Delta and Alaska Airlines. As part of this partnership, SkyWest offers AeroGuard students a guaranteed final interview with the first officerand tuition reimbursement after initial operating experience.

AeroGuard Flight Training Center a four campuses nationwide in Arizona, Texas and Florida. Each located in areas offering ideal flight training conditions, including weather and complexity of local airspace.

This new course is available at most AeroGuard locations for students joining with no prior flight experience.

Along with this course rollout, AeroGuard will also be implementing a change to its pricing to allow students to take full advantage of the reduced hours requirement.

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