Pilot Training in USA for International Students

International Flight Training abroad is an enriching experience. Not only will you become immersed in a new culture and meet new people, you will also receive a solid education that will equip you for your future endeavors. Learn everything you need to know about flying by working with our fleet of single-engine, multi-engine, and simulation aircraft.

International Flight Training

Whether you are from a country in Asia or South America, US Aviation Academy offers flight training courses for students from all continents, some of which are tailored to specific countries. Want to get done faster? We offer Virtual Ground School via Zoom for our International Students. Take your Private Pilot, Instrument, and Commercial ground schools before you arrive to save time and housing costs!

International Flight Training Part 141 0-CPL ME

  • Flight Time: 200 hours, Simulation time: 25 hours, Total: 225 hours
  • Estimated Course Time: 7 to 9 months
  • Accelerated Course Time: 5 to 6 months
    • Take Private Pilot, Instrument Rating, and Commercial Ground School Virtually!

International Flight Training Part 141 IR-CPL ME

  • Flight Time: 145 hours, Simulation time: 25 hours, Total: 170 hours
  • Estimated Course Time: 6 to 7 months
  • Accelerated Course Time: 4 to 5 months
    • Take Instrument Rating and Commercial Ground School Virtually!

Step One – Review Cost of Training Above

Step Two – Review Flight Training Timeline

Step Three – Review M-1 Visa Process

Step Four – Apply for I-20

International Ground School (Virtual)

  • Accelerates Flight Training: 5 to 6 months*
  • Take our Ground Schools Virtually
    • Private Pilot (4 Weeks)
    • Instrument Rating (4 Weeks)
    • Commercial Certificate (4 Weeks)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $2,745**
  • Costs of Ground School Deducted from Total Cost
*Accelerate training by completing the ground school before arrival so you can fly immediately upon arrival. **Cost of Ground School is deducted from the total projected cost of the programs themselves, NOT in addition to!

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Need Help With International Flight Training Enrollment?

The admissions process for any higher education facility for international flight training can be quite complex and confusing. At US Aviation, we want to make this process as simple and straight forward as possible. We encourage you to contact one of US Aviation’s approved brokers. Find a local representative below, experienced in obtaining M-1 visas from your country.

Bes Consultancy

Loticement elhayate N434 Elkhroub – Constantine, Algeria Phone: 00213782986710 [email protected]

2B Intercambios

Eloisa Bassinello Paes de Barros Av. Washington Luiz, 250 – Sala 101 1° andar – Edificio Office Center Centro – Araras/ SP – CEP 13.600-720 Phone: +55 19 3544-9452 / 19 7825-2775 nextel: 55*113*54848 Skype ID: eloisa.bassinello.barro [email protected] www.2bintercambios.com.br

Ciro A Lopez

4405 HIDDEN MEADOWS TRAIL DENTON, TX 76226 TEL: +1 940 783 8595 WhatsApp chat: +1 940 783 8595 SKYPE: ficciro

Luis Rose

Address: Carrera 20 N. 127-10, Suite N. 504 Callejas, Bogota , Colombia , S. A. Cell: 057/321-250-7134; 305-320-3465; Panama 718-285-8801 [email protected]

Viajes Y Viajes

EJECUTIVO DE PROCESOS / ESTUDIOS EN EL EXTERIOR. PBX: (57) – (4) 354 04 19 – 311 17 18 Cel. (314) 886 56 01 Cra 37 A # 8 – 43 Edificio Rose Street, Parque Lleras, Poblado Ofic. 703 Medellin – Colombia. SKYPE: daniel.procesos2 [email protected] [email protected] www.viajesyviajesexperience.com

Richard Andres Anazco

Eloy Alfaro y Los Pinos, Conjunto Brasilia 2 Casa 193 Quito, Pichincha 170124 Phone: 593 2241 7994 [email protected]

Carlos Nieto

Rio Timbara N59-64 int, Luis Tufiño +593-22596-689 [email protected]

Cristian Isaac Godoy Gudiño

Ibarra, Yacucalle. Phone: +593 99 675 3679 // +593 99 412 8321 [email protected] facebook.com/cristiansf94

Capt Ali Mourad

Address: 5 Ibrahim Nagy street – El Hay El Aasher – block 23 – ketaah 5, Nasr City – Cairo, Egypt 11111 Phone: 002024702248 Cell: 0020109143650 [email protected]

Ahmed Eldemiry

Address: 54 Elnozha St Rabaa Project Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt 11111 Phone: 002-019-1144787 [email protected]

Mina Riad


8 Gesr Elsues, Omarat Alshorta Ain Shams Cairo, Egypt 11111 Phone: 002-0226383733 [email protected]

Moataz Tarek

Four season mall 32 south main st. Newhope , PA, 18938 Indian resturant or Hooka Lunge [email protected]

Mohamed Elzahar

1 Elsalam St, El Troli ST, El Matria Cario Egypt 11471 201010840340 [email protected]

Mickeyas Awlachew Shewa


Sar Bet, Addis Ababa Ethiopia Phone: +251911006594 [email protected]

Monica Haynes


Soester Straße 12 45307 Essen Germany Phone (49)151-58569327 [email protected]

DYKA Consults

David Aglah 355 Faanofa Street Kokomlemle, Accra. Ghana Rose of Sharon, Community 9 Tema, Ghana [email protected]


Vikas Yadav – Regional Manager B 1/2, Janakpuri Near Janakpuri East Metro Station Opposite Metro Pillar No. 543 New Delhi, 110058, India Phone +91-011-49408152 Cell +91-9818301420 [email protected] www.igiaindia.in

Jain Aviation International

Vijay Kumar Jain Address: J n Jeens complex, Near Gandhi Chowk , Upper bazar Ranchi, Jharkhand 834001. Phone: 00919973731008 [email protected]

Jamboree Education

Vikram Bhalla Business Head – Strategic Alliances India & Middle East 9AB, 2nd Floor, Taimoor Nagar, N.F.C. New Delhi – 110065 Phone: +91-11-65094256 [email protected] www.jamboreeindia.com www.jamboreedubai.com

Kunal Shende

Contact: +919420854959 [email protected]

Prakash Nair

919387699640 [email protected]

Shantipriya Behera

GoAir – Flight Operations New Delhi – 110075 +91 8847845672 [email protected]

Overseas Zone Kelapa Gadingo

Jl. Boulevard Barat Raya Lotte Mart Indonesia Lt.II Blok I-3, I-5, I-6 A Jakarta Utara 14250 Ph. +6221 4587.4787 (Hunting) Fax. +6211 4586.6204 [email protected]

Abraham Cervino Camacho


Santa Paola #405, Las Trojes. Torreon, Mexico Phone number: +52 871 7 68 83 56 [email protected]

Capt. Janak Adhikari


9779801010106 [email protected]

Alpha Reliable Travel Solutions Ltd

1A Adebajo Street, Kongi New Bodija, Ibadan, Nigeria Tel: +2348108019599 Tel: +17736444529 Tel: +2347084833967 Fax: +12609696813 Website: www.alphatravelagent.com Skype: alpha_travel BB Pin: 332E1798

Career Counseling Global International House

No.335-C, Street No.35, F-11/3 Islamabad, Pakistan Phone: +92-51-2111252 [email protected]

Natalia Yakovtsova/Alexey Logachev

124460 Zelenograd, Corp.1129, Apt.05 Moscow 124460 79684924537 [email protected]
Saudia Arabia


Mohammed Alyami Executive Broker King Abdullah Street Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 21341 Saad: 0505620813 Alyami’s:0556699189 [email protected]

Aquila Aviation Co. Ltd

413ho, Joongseo Venture Support Center Buliding -Korea Aerospace University 76, Hanggongdaehak-ro, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea 10540 Tel/ 82-2-2661-1845 / Fax/ 82-2-2661-1847 Cell/ 82-10-9190-9601 [email protected]
Sri Lanka

Stanley Place

N0 74/5a Pepiliyana Road Nugegoda, Sri Lanka +94 777 601 084 [email protected]

Farook/Imperial Marketing Services

NO: 190/5 Peter De Perera Mw Dhutugemunu Street Kohuwela Sri Lanka -10350 Contact No: 011 2890414 Mobile: +94 – 0773952600 Web: http://www.usaviationacademy.org Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected]

Aero Academic Services

Email: [email protected] Tel: +94 74 310 3323 Facebook: aeroacademicservices Instagram: aeroacademic Location: Ratmalana, Sri Lanka.

Chant-Young Co., Ltd.

No. 147-2, Sec. 3, Beixin Rd. Xindian Dist., New Taipei City 231, Taiwan (R.O.C.) Taipei, Taiwan 886-2-89110457 [email protected]
United Arab Emirates

Education Zone

Ms. Nidha Musliyar Client Liaison Manager Contracts & System Registrar Knowledge Village Office F30, Block 2B Dubai, United Arab Emirates Telephone: +971-4-3910257 Fax: +971-4-3664512 [email protected] www.ezone.ae

My Classroom Worldwide FZ-LLC

Organization: My Classroom Worldwide FZ-LLC Business Address: EO – 03, Block 7, Ground Floor, Dubai International Academic City City: Dubai State: Dubai Country: UAE Mailing Street Address for I-20: Same as Above Organizations main number: +971-04-4385548

Tristar Aviation

Bruno Pereira Dubai Airwing Dubai, U.A.E. PO Box 11097

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can International Flight Training be conducted in America?

Yes! At US Aviation Academy, we make it easy to become a commercial pilot in America. To do this, we offer two pathways: Private to Commercial Multi and Instrument to Commercial Multi.

For more information on the International Student Process, please check out our International Student Entry Process Page which will break down the I-20 Fee, M-1 Student Visa, TSA Clearance info, and more!

How Long is the International Flight Training from Private to Commercial Pilot?

The International Flight Training from Private to Commercial Pilot is averaged at around 7 months for completion.

The accelerated course time for the International Flight Training Part 141 0-CPL ME is 5 to 6 months, whereas the International Flight Training Part 141 IR-CPL is around 4 to 5 months.

Can I Complete International Flight Training Faster than That?

Yes, while waiting for your M-1 Visa, you can save months by taking part in our International Ground School (virtual). With this program, you can complete your Accelerated Flight Training in 5 to 6 months. The cost of ground school is also deducted from the total cost of the program, itself.

How Much Does It Cost to Complete International Flight Training in Texas?

For international flight training students looking to complete their commercial flight training in Texas, the cost will typically fall under $50,000.

Our Virtual Ground School via Zoom accelerates flight training to around 5-6 months and is deducted from the overall cost of the programs themselves.

Click here to view the Enrollment & I-20 Application.

How Long Does It Take to Get an M-1 Visa for Flight Training?

While an M-1 Visa can vary from country to country, the average time you can expect is around four to six weeks. To expedite your training, it’s always recommended to enroll in our International Ground School via Zoom. This will accelerate your flight training to 5-6 months and you can take it completely virtually.

How to start flight training in America

If you’re looking to start International Flight Training in America as an international student, you’ve come to the right place. At US Aviation Academy, we provide our international students with an elite flight training education that equips them for their future endeavors as a pilot.

To start, apply for an I-20 Enrollment Application using our quick and easy form found here!