Stop Dreaming, Start Flying

Sporty’s Academy is accepting students to begin an exciting career as a Commercial airline pilot.

Recent data indicates that pilot certification changes have had far-reaching effects on pilot certification levels for commercial and ATP pilots and flight departments are experiencing a shortage of qualified pilots.

The Sporty’s Academy career pilot program prepares students for a variety of rewarding aviation careers.



  • Professional pilot training from the leader in aviation education
  • Modern, award-winning online learning system
  • Commercial pilot certification
  • Access to safe, well-equipped aircraft
  • Experiential learning opportunities
  • Career counseling



  • Airlines
  • Corporate
  • Charter
  • Military
  • Law enforcement
  • Education
  • Cargo



  • 763,000 – Total number of pilots that will be needed over the next 20 years globally (Boeing)
  • $160,970 – median annual wage for airline pilots (Bureau of Labor Statistics)



Sporty’s Academy has the resources, experience and track record to make your dream of an exciting airline career a reality.  Your pathway to the flight deck will progress through multiple pilot certifications including Private pilot, Instrument Rating, Commercial pilot for single and multiengine airplane and Certified Flight Instructor (CFI).

Outstanding graduates have the opportunity to join the Sporty’s Academy instructional staff. Flight instructors earn a competitive wage teaching pilots to fly while continuing to build pilot experience toward the 1,500 hours of total flight experience required of an airline pilot.

Sporty’s accelerated career pilot program can be accomplished in as little as 9 – 12 months with an investment of approximately $60,000.  Training requires no up-front payment or fees – simply pay as you go.  Financing options are available through AOPA finance.

Contact us now for a career pilot program consultation.  Challenge, adventure and opportunity await!

[email protected] or call 513-735-9500.

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