AIA Flight Training

All instruction is conducted under Part 61 of the Federal Aviation Regulations by qualified instructors employed by AIA.

Here's how to start


  • Take a Discovery flight with us to get the passion!
  • Get your Medical Certificate (which is also your Student License)
  • Choose the proper training materials and personal equipment (we will help)
  • Start your training!

It's as easy as that! You will have tons of questions and we will give you the answers so you can achieve the dream of becoming a pilot and have fun doing it!
FAA Requirements
The FAA requires A Minimum of 40 Hours of Flight Time. Of the 40 Total Hours, you must accomplish the following:
  • 20 Hours of Dual Flight Instruction
  • 3 Hours of Dual Cross Country Training
  • 3 Hours of Dual Night Flight
  • 1 Night Dual Cross Country of at least 100 nautical miles
  • 3 Hours Dual Simulated Instrument Training
  • 10 Hours of Solo
  • 5 Hours Solo Cross Country
  • 1 Solo Cross Country flight of at least 150 nautical miles total distance with landings at a minimum of 3 points with one leg of the flight having a straight line distance of at least 50 nautical miles
  • 3 Take-Offs and Landings to a Full Stop at a Controlled Airport
  • 3 Hours of test Preperation for the Practical Exam within 60 Days of the Practical Exam
  • The only other requirements that the FAA has outlined, is the ability to read, write and speak English, and be at least 17 Years Old. However, you can fly Solo at the age of 16 and there is no requirement on when you can start your flight training