Professional Pilot Training
How to apply and continue training for your Commercial Pilot's certificate
Advanced instruction prepares flight students for success as professional pilots in a broad industry, ranging from banner-towing and pesticide application to flying large passenger jets and hauling cargo across the world.
Apply for Commercial Pilot Training
Aviators seeking to be a part of this exciting industry are held to higher standards than those seeking to fly for personal transportation or recreation, but the process for getting started is similar.
Five Steps to Enrolling for Commercial Pilot Training at USAeroFlight
- Hold a Private Pilot Certificate (What if I don't have this?).
- Complete an interview with USAeroFlight.
- Submit an online application.
- Visit our school to complete student orientation.
How to earn your Private Pilot Certificate:
Earning a Private Pilot Certificate is the first major step to becoming a professional pilot. Ready to take this step? Click here to get started. If you've already achieved Private Pilot, congratulations! You've accomplished the first major milestone of your aviation journey and your adventure awaits.
How to prepare for your interview:
We'd love to meet you in person, but we can also complete your interview over the phone. During this conversation, we'll find out more about your aviation background, personality, career goals, and other important details that will help us to craft the best training experience for you during the coming months.
How to submit an application:
We'll need your contact information and a handful of documents to make your enrollment official through the FAA and the state of South Carolina. After completing your interview, you will receive a link to our online application form. Be prepared to set aside 15-20 minutes to thoroughly complete and submit the application and supplementary documents.
What to expect at student orientation:
Student orientation is when we'll get the ball rolling on your training. You'll meet our instructors and explore our facilities and fleet as you prepare to begin your flight lessons. Many students opt to complete orientation on the day their first lesson is scheduled.
Ready to begin your next step towards becoming a career pilot? We’re ready to help! Send us a message on our contact form or give us a call. We'll be glad to answer any questions and set up a time for your interview: