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Airplane Courses


Start your pilot education off on the right foot with our industry-leading professional pilot training program.

Whether you want to work as an airline pilot, transport pilot, or fly corporate charters, our aviation training courses help you become a safe, proficient pilot. We give you the tools to successfully begin your career, including supportive instructors, real-world flight environments, FAA-approved pilot classes, and more.

There are many different approaches to pilot training and the ratings you can earn. We’ll help you decide on the best airplane courses to match your dream career. When the time comes, we also provide job placement options to help you take the next step.  We’re dedicated to your success—and that success starts with the right aviation training courses. Explore the pilot classes outlined below to begin your path to the most exciting career you’ll ever find. Contact us if you have any questions about our pilot classes.

Training Programs

Professional Pilot Program

The Airplane Professional Pilot Program is the full aviation training course for people whose goal is to work as a professional airplane pilot. And our new Accelerated pacing allows students to complete every rating in the program in less than 12 months.

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FAA Aviation Training Courses

We offer pilot training under both FAR Part 61 and FAR Part 141.

What does that mean?

This means we have two different ways to approach your training. Both FAR Part 61 and Part 141 training demand the same minimum standards for you to get your pilot certificate, but FAR Part 141 is more methodical and refined.

Flight instructors approved by the FAA can train you under FAR Part 61 anywhere—whether they’re attached to a flight school or not—and they can follow their own method.

FAR Part 141 training is given through approved flight schools, like Hillsboro Aero Academy, who have had our course curriculums reviewed and approved by the FAA. This means we’ve perfected our courses over time, found the best path for your training and we stick to it.