Train for proficiency. Guaranteed pricing.
At Elite, we do things a little differently. We have an extremely special FAA approved program that removes all time requirements for getting your pilot certificate. What does this mean for you? A focus on quality instruction, rather than how many hours you have logged. Each new lesson at Elite begins in our full motion RedBird simulation device and then moves into the airplane once the new skills are fully mastered – boosting your confidence in the airplane, and the efficiency of your training.
We train the safest, most proficient pilots.
Elite Flight Training & Management offers both fixed wing flight training and helicopter flight schools to prospective pilots from across the United States and around the world. Elite offers flight training to both private individuals and Veterans. Elite Flight Training is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide helicopter and fixed wing flight training to career-minded student pilots.
Elite Flight Training & Management has developed partnerships with both College of Southern Nevada and industry partners Piedmont Airlines to provide aspiring student pilots the opportunity to attend flight school while earning an Associate Degree, as well as providing a pathway to the cockpit in a career as an airline pilot.
Our pricing includes unlimited Flight Training Device/simulator usage as well as unlimited ground instruction so you are guaranteed that you’ll complete your training on budget.
The Best Equipment
Our airplanes are all fitted with modern Garmin G-1000 glass cockpits, and are maintained to the absolute highest standard. Come see and compare today!
With our guaranteed pricing programs, we never charge extra for ground instruction or the time you spend before or after the lesson. Compare that with the competition!
The best Pre-Training Employment Offer in the Country!
Elite has partnered with the College of Southern Nevada, and Piedmont Airlines to create an Airline Career Training Program that offers employment to students before they begin flight training. By successfully passing program screening, you will begin an all-inclusive aviation training program with rigorous professional flight standards, career guidance and concurrent college courses taught in a traditional classroom. Our program will provide you with a comprehensive learning experience and a defined path to employment.
During your training, you will receive professional pilot mentorship and will develop leadership, professionalism and crew management skills. With four days of flight training per week, You will become a flight instructor within 18 months and complete the program within 24 months!
At the conclusion of the program, you will graduate with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Aviation Technology. In addition, you will be certified with both a Commercial Multi-Engine Rating and Instructor Ratings (CFI, CFII and MEI). Once you’ve completed your certificate training you will be offered a job with Elite Flight Training where you’ll build your flight time to the minimums required by the FAA for airline employment. As soon as those minimums are met, you will enter into the Piedmont Airlines training program and a first officer job will be waiting for you. Financial aid is available and veterans can utilize VA Benefits to cover up to 100% of the cost of this program. Begin screening today and be on your way to a career at Piedmont Airlines!
About Piedmont Airlines
Piedmont Airlines, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines. Piedmont’s corporate history stretches back to 1931 when Richard Henson founded Henson Flying Service in Hagerstown, Maryland. The company was renamed Henson Aviation and started providing scheduled passenger service since 1962 with the country’s first code share agreement with what is now American Airlines.
Headquartered in Salisbury, Md, Piedmont Airlines carries over 3 million passengers a year, flying approximately 380 flights a day to 55 destinations. Piedmont Airlines operates a fleet of 42 deHavilland Dash-8 aircraft providing feed from regional markets throughout the east coast into American Airlines hubs and focus cities.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer financing?
Elite Flight Training offers its students many options for financial aid available through banks, credit unions and private lending institutions.
Federal student loans are granted by the government at fixed and variable rates and are available to anyone regardless of credit history. To qualify, a student must remain at an accredited university at least half of the time to be eligible. Students who train while enrolled in College of Southern Nevada will gain access to these benefits.
Federal Student Aid
This application is used for financial aid from the Department of Education. To determine your eligibility, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) no later than February 15th each year funding is sought.
Pilot Finance has been giving student pilots for years. This special program gives you access to funds that allow you to defer the total flight training repayment until you complete your schooling
Pilot Finance has been giving student pilots for years. This special program gives you access to funds that allow you to defer the total flight training repayment until you complete your schooling.
How often do I get to fly?
You will fly a lot! Our fixed pricing programs require that you maintain 4 scheduled lessons each week to ensure proper progression. We have equipment and instructor availability 7 days a week and can easily work with you around your existing schedule.
What are the job prospects after completion?
Job prospects for professional pilots right now are extremely good overall, and guaranteed for our Piedmont career program students. Pilot demand is forecast to increase sharply over the next several years, and there is a severe lack of trainees in the pipeline. Now is the time to begin training for your exciting new career!
Services and Programs
At Elite Flight Training we offer the highest quality services to meet your aviation needs. Whether you want to become a pilot in the #1 selling general aviation aircraft, or purchase a new or used airplane, our staff of professional pilots and experienced aviation experts will help you make
When you complete your Private Pilot Training at Elite Flight Training, you will be confident in your abilities and ready to fly yourself and your friends & family or advance to your next rating program.
The Instrument Flight Rules Rating (IFR) Program is designed to quickly and efficiently transform a Private Pilot into one who can take on clouds and adverse weather conditions.
Upon receiving your Commercial Pilot Certificate you can be hired to fly! Our Scenario-Based Training in the most advanced training aircraft available will prepare you to be the future of Commercial Aviation.
Cirrus Transition and Recurrent Training
Our mission is to provide a training program that is as unique as Cirrus’ vision and the pilots who will fly their aircraft. Elite Flight Training’s Cirrus training program will truly be a one-of-a-kind experience.