FSX Chicago has a long tradition of introducing young adults – high school students to aviation programs. We are proud to support students on their way to prestigious aviation institutions or to aviation military careers.
Our Cessna Pilot Programs are designed by and taught in Aviation Programs in Universities around the country. Our instructors are at the highest degree of professional achievement – Certified Federal Aviation Administration Flight Instructors with Instrument Rating and ATP (Airline Transport Pilots).
Here are some common questions and answers regarding our Discovery Programs for young adults:
Q: Is there an age limit to the program?
A: There is no age limit to the program, but since the classes are designed for advanced education our entry recommended age is 13 years old.
Q: What is the program designed to do?
A: The program provides authorized training for obtaining a private, sport or commercial pilot license in United States.
Q: How long does it take?
A: Training is tailored to each student’s available time. Due to their flexibility, our programs can be easily integrated in the already busy student schedule. Typically training for a Private Pilot license can take anywhere between 6 months and one year. Faster track programs are available.
Q: How much does it cost?
To understand cost, we need to understand training type and scheduling. There are many options on how training is conducted and each program will reflect that on cost. The best way to estimate and understand the real costs of training is by scheduling a meeting with one of our staff members by calling 708-299-8246
Q: What kind of classes does the program have?
The programs will include classroom time, one to one aviation ground instruction, simulated flight instruction using Aviation Training Devices (Simulators) and flight instruction using our Cessna training aircraft.
In addition to regular training, students will participate in aviation seminars and extra curriculum activities like visiting Air Traffic Control Towers.
Q: Is there an enrollment period?
First week of any month is the official enrollment period for young adults aviation programs.
Q: Where can we find more information?
The best way to obtain information is to call 708-299-8246 and ask any questions you would like. With FSX Chicago, there is always a honest and professional answer!