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Professional Pilot Pathway

CFA provides you with a simple, accelerated, clear pathway to becoming a professional pilot in the growing airline industry. Over the years we've helped students from across the world to achieve their pilot career goals. Depending on your country of citizenship, we provide you with a custom, personalized training plan that meets your goals and aspirations.

The CFA Pathway

The CFA pathway consists of the following steps, which may require additional country-specific requirements:

  1. Complete your FAA Private Pilot License
  2. Earn your FAA Instrument Rating
  3. Complete your FAA Commercial Multi-Engine Rating
  4. Convert your USA FAA credentials to your foreign credentials, if applicable
  5. Obtain additional flight hours, as needed
  6. Work closely with CFA staff in reaching out to employers
Program Timeline

At CFA, we believe in providing you with the best flight training experience possible that is tailored to your individual needs.  Our highly-trained flight instructors, certified mechanics and support staff are solely focused on your success as a career pilot.

We invite you to start your pilot pathway at CFA today by completing the Request Information Form above or by calling us directly at (619) 448-2212.



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Start Your Pilot Training at One of the Safest Environments!

All CFA Staff and Instructors Now Vaccinated

We are pleased to announce that all CFA staff and instructors have received the Covid-19 vaccine as of March 26, 2021. We also have vaccines available for students if needed. This means you can rest assured you are training in one of the safest environments in the U.S. We also maintain the highest standards of safety for all our aircraft at or above FAA standards. To learn more about taking that first step into the cockpit in sunny San Diego, please call +1 619 448 2212.