Application for Prospective Students

Congratulations on taking the first step on the path to becoming a career pilot!

To begin the application process, please follow the instructions below:

CFA is currently only offering an online option to complete your Radio Communications and Ground School Courses. This option is 100% online from your home.

To apply and confirm your registration for the Radio Communications and Ground School Courses, please complete the following 3 steps:

  1. Provide Contact Information.
  2. Provide Personal Information and Background.
  3. Provide credit card for payment of application fee and online course tuition.
    (The application fee will be processed immediately upon submission of the form. The online course tuition will be processed later, after the application has been approved.)

    • US student application fee: $200 application fee for US students ($50 for U.S. military students)
    • International student application fee: $500 application fee for international students (includes processing of your I-20 and visa).
    • The tuition for the online course: $1,500 (applies to all students)

If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact your admissions representative, email info@flycfa.com, or call: (619) 448-2212.


Complete Your Commercial Pilot License in as Little as 12 Months

California Flight Academy (CFA) is now offering your first required class fully online. Study from the comfort of home and start on your pathway to becoming a Commercial Pilot now!

Your first required courses are Private Pilot License Ground School and Radio Communications. These are part of the FAA 141 approved Commercial Pilot Program. No matter where you live in the world, you will attend live classes with our certified CFA flight instructors utilizing the best educational technologies available and receive full credit towards our Commercial Pilot Program. When you arrive for your in person instruction at our beautiful campus in sunny San Diego, you will already be ahead of the game.

During your initial online courses, you will also be scheduled for an arrival date to our campus located in America’s Finest City, San Diego, California. To learn more about making that first step into the cockpit, please call +1 619 448 2212.