Wings Cadet Program
1500 hours | 30 Months
Gain 1500 hours employed as a flight instructor with us and interview to fly for Air Wisconsin (UNITED EXPRESS).
|Selection Part 1||Remote or in person aptitude and psychometric tests.||1 day||Florida, UK or remote.|
|FAA 141 Private Training||Ground school and flying to achieve your Private Pilot Certificate.||6 weeks||Florida|
|Selection Part 2||Wings Airline Academy staff will interview you and review your performance during your Private Pilot phase of training. If you are selected, you will then be offered employment as a flight instructor with us, subject to satisfactory completion of your commercial phase.||1 day||Florida|
|FAA 141 Commercial Instrument Pilot Training||Ground school and flying to achieve your Instrument Rating and Commercial Pilot Certificate.||7 months||Florida|
|Instructor Training||Ground school and flying to become a Wings Airline Academy Flying Instructor.||1 month||Florida|
|Selection Part 3||You will interview with Air Wisconsin airline staff for the part 1 (non technical) interview. If you pass, you will be invited to a technical interview.||1 Day||Florida|
|Instructor Employment||Flying as a Wings instructor to gain 1500 hours total, whilst earning between $25,000 and $40,000. (Working visa available for UK passport holders)||12-18 months||Florida|
|Multi Rating and Multi time building||Gain the multi rating and 25 hours total multi time ready for your ATP certificate and training.||3 weeks||Florida|
|ATP-CTP Training||Final acceptance for employment with Air Wisconsin who will sponsor you through your ATP-CTP training subject to meeting their employment critria.||63 Days|
|Airline Job||Placement with Air Wisconsin as a first officer flying the CRJ-200 for UNITED EXPRESS. (Visa and possible greencard routes available for UK passport holders). With a direct feed to United Airlines via the Aviate scheme.|
The Finer Details:
Age 18 or more (must be 21 to hold an ATP for airline employment)
English Proficiency Level 6
Pass the selection process
- Be a US or UK passport holder
- High school diploma or secondary school education required.
- AS or Bachelors Degree can help, but not essential.
FAA First Class Medical.
No previous flying experience required.
Other costs to consider
- Health insurance.
- Extra flying costs if you struggle with a particular part of the course and need a little extra.
- Unexpected major fuel price increases during the course may need to be added in the form of a surcharge.
- Travel costs.
*So much is included in this course, such as; accommodation; shuttle bus to accommodation and shops; uniform; iPad; study materials; headset; test fees; etc, that it is easier to mention other costs. Book a consultation with us for further details.