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Attending Flight School in USA

Attending Flight School in USAIf you are a student living outside the United States and you want to attend a flight school in the United States, below you will find some guidelines from Aviator College.

Student Visa

If you are planning to come to the U.S. for the Aeronautical Science Degree Program (including flight training), you must enter on a Student Visa. The College is approved by the INS to issue paperwork for visas under the Foreign Student Exchange Visitor Programs.

Aviator College provides a certificate of eligibility (I-20) to all admitted international students. The form is used to apply for the F-1 or M-1 Visa. The form verifies to U.S. immigration officials the student is academically qualified to attend the College, and has sufficient funds to cover the required period of study, and that subsequent funds will be available for the future. Students must demonstrate proof of financial support at the time of application.
Aviator policy states that students are required to attend for one full semester when entering the United States on a College provided I-20 form. Aviator College will not release a student to another educational institution until the student completes one semester.

Upon receipt of your deposit and the Application for Enrollment, you will receive the original I-20 or IAP-66 student visa form via overnight mail at the address provided. Remember you must provide a complete physical address in order for delivery to occur.

You must take the original visa form to the U.S. Embassy in your country for approval. Please inform admissions of your tentative arrival date and your flight information so a representative may meet you at the airport to welcome you to the USA and Aviator College of Aeronautical Science & Technology. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you have applied for a visa you will also need to register with S.E.V.I.S . at http://www.fmjfee.com – see their website for details.

Contact your local US embassy to make an appointment, and ensure you have the required documentation and follow the correct procedure for the visa interview.
READ Your local US embassy website extremely carefully!

International Student Services Department

The International Student Services Department provides guidance to international students. Staff members assist students in interpreting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations. Services include assisting visa holders with travel signatures, new I-20’s, social security and visa extensions, international student orientation, as well as other immigration matters.

Aviation English & Testing

International students that are enrolling in one of our pilot programs and wish to increase their English to a level 4 (four) or higher, may enroll at our Aviation English Course at the same time. Research shows that students can quickly earn their ICAO level 4 (four) certificate in as little as one month, which could also reduce your cost in flight training. The course will consist of one month of training by highly experienced English Instructors and easy-to-follow curriculum. The curriculum consists of small classroom group studies, one-on-one instruction, data base and E-Mailing criteria.

As mandated by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in accordance with ICAO English Language Proficiency Requirements, all pilots and air traffic personnel are now required to demonstrate English Proficency according to a minimum of Operational Level 4 (four) standards.

Achievements of the Course
  • Improved student speech in an aviation setting through phonetic practice.(Study & Practice of human speech)
  • Improved student aviation radio communication through increased listening skills
  • Preparation to achieve a rating of Level 4 English according to ICAO standards
  • Strengthened grammar to make aviation communication easier
  • Increased student’s aviation vocabulary
  • ICAO Approved Compliant Testing on campus
Student Learning Center

The 24,000 sq.-ft. Student Learning Center is a modern two-story building that houses the Café, Fitness Center, Post Office, FAA CATS Testing Room, Classrooms, Teaching Auditorium, and CRJ Simulator. The Office of Admissions, Office of the Registrar, International Student Services, Office of Student Affairs, and Executive Suites are located on the first floor along with the Pilot Shop & Bookstore and the Learning Resource Center. Note: Students enrolled in the college have full access to all resources at Indian River State College, online and at their five campuses, including their libraries.


The housing complex is located on the campus. Every housing unit has four bedrooms, and four bathrooms. The bedroom may be divided into two separate rooms, saving on housing costs if you desire. Wireless internet is available for student use. The housing units are furnished with dishes, glasses, cookware, silverware, microwave oven, furniture, and a television. Linens are NOT included. Students will need towels and queen size sheets. Students have access to an outdoor pool, tennis and volleyball courts.


Located in Vero Beach, just north of Fort Pierce, is additional student housing. The houses are three bedroom, two-bath, with full kitchens. Each house is furnished with dishes, glasses, cookware, silverware, microwave oven, furniture, washer/dryer and a television. Linens are NOT included. Wireless internet is included.

Aviator has a fitness center in the Administration Building for student use. For students who desire a full-service gym, the Jungle Club, located in Vero Beach just a few miles from the Aviator, is a unique and first-class health club. It is equipped with weight rooms, two swimming pools, spa, sauna and much more. Aviator students receive discounted memberships if they should choose to join the club. The Jungle Club has a website at: thejungleclub.com and offer a great deal of information about their health club including a virtual tour.

Not all flight training schools are the same. There are over 1400 of them in this country so there is a big selection out there and finding the right flight training school can be difficult. There are many reasons to choose Aviator College in Ft. Pierce, Florida.

Why Aviator Flight Training School
  • 27 Years in the Flight Training Industry
  • Only School Offering 200 Hours of Multi-Engine Time
  • No Simulators Are Used Towards Flight Time
  • Affordable – Compare our program costs to other schools
  • Cross Countries – Fly anywhere in the Continental United States
  • Job Placement Assistance with Regional Airlines
  • Location – 2 miles from the Atlantic Ocean on the Treasure Coast of Florida
  • All Multi-Engine Aircraft are being equipped with Glass EFIS systems
  • Approved Formal Ground School Classes
  • “A” Rating with United States Better Business Bureau
  • We do not use commission based recruiters or sales brokers
  • Our goal is to build relationships that ensure a high quality, cost effective flight training environment
  • Aviator employs both FAA & JAA flight instructors
  • FAA and JAA ratings available
  • Our fleet is comprised of 30 aircraft, of which 14 are multi-engine
  • You will have your own bedroom, bathroom, television and high speed internet
  • Shuttle service is available to and from the housing, school and shopping
  • We offer M-1 and F-1 visas

Contact Aviator
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