If you're not a U.S. resident, and you wish to prepare for a rewarding career as a
commercial pilot in your home country, California Airways is here to help. We offer
comprehensive Airline Pilot Programs that will prepare you for employment as a
When you graduate from one of our FAA-approved Part 141 Airline Pilot Programs,
you will have 220 flight hours, including:
- 156 hours of dual flight instruction
- 105 hours of ground school (Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine).
- 80 hours of preflight and postflight instruction
You will hold the FAA Commercial Pilot certificate with the Airplane Single-Engine Land, Airplane Multi-Engine Land, and Instrument ratings. You will then be ready for employment as a commercial pilot in your home country.
Unlike many flight schools, there are no hidden costs in our package programs. The prices include all aircraft rental costs, fuel costs, flight instruction, ground school, a Jeppesen training kit, aviation charts, an Instrument Flying Textbook, and all required Pilot Operating Handbooks. It even includes all FAA written test fees and all FAA designated examiner checkride fees.
The only things not included in the package prices are food, housing, and a pilot headset. We offer clean, comfortable, affordable housing located close to Hayward Airport, so you can complete your training swiftly and efficiently. Note: Some countries, such as India, have different requirements. We offer customized packages for students from those countries, and we can design other custom packages on request.
If you're serious about an airline career, don't be fooled by empty promises. Talk to us first. We'll give you straight answers, sound advice, and most importantly, excellent professional pilot training.
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