• September



Introduction to Becoming a Pilot – FREE course

Now accepting registration from students ages 14-18 who are interested in taking an introductory course to becoming a pilot. This free two-week course consists of Ground School and training at a flight simulator. Students must be able to attend all 6 classes over the two-week period. Registration is required.

Introduction to Becoming a Pilot Program
This FREE course has been designed to inspire towards, and educate students about, a career as an Aviator. This program consist of introductory level courses, which will provide a brief overview of what an actual Flight School would be like. This program does not provide any level of certification, and cannot be used as a substitution for courses provided by a certified schoolhouse. It is merely intended to see if the student has the desire and/or capability to become a pilot, without spending any money. “Try it before you buy it.”

Website for more information: https://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Education/Introduction-to-Becoming-a-Pilot/ including the class schedule, requirements and registration

Story and photo credit: National Museum of the United States Air Force; https://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/

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