VR&E Chapter 31 Flight Training
US Aviation Academy Flight Training for Military Veterans works with an approved Collegiate Program for use with Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E) previously known as Vocational Rehabilitation (Voc Rehab) and is also known as Chapter 31. This program is similar to the Post 9/11 GI Bill® to cover almost all of the flight training and collegiate costs for eligible Disabled Veterans.
VR&E Flight Training (Chapter 31)
- Instrument Rating
- Commercial Single-Engine
- Commercial Multi-Engine Add-On
- Certified Flight Instructor
- Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument
- Multi-Engine Instructor
How to Get Approved?
Once you have an assigned Counselor, you will be tasked to convince them as to why changing careers to Aviation is a benefit to you and worthy of investment. You must also demonstrate how your current level of Credentialing (or lack thereof) is hindering your ability for long-term earning potential. Having your Private Pilot Certificate
before discussing the program with a Counselor is crucial, as well as having a Class 1 Medical
in hand will also allow you to overcome any objection from your Counselor that being a Pilot may aggravate your disability.
VR&E will require that you attend a College for approval, which in our case will be Liberty University
. Your goal is a Bachelors of Science in Aviation with your Multi-Engine Instructor certificate. The industry is in need of qualified Multi-Engine Instructors (MEI) and pay an average of $35.00/hour for the position. If you can leverage your education and certification to further your career, you will.
How to Getting Started…
- Apply for Chapter 31
- Receive a Class 1 Medical
- Complete Private Pilot Training
- Be Assigned a VR&E Counselor
- Establish Career Goal of Multi-Engine Instructor
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.