CAE Aviation Academy is located in Phoenix, Arizona. This accelerated pilot program trains pilots from zero hours to airline readiness in as little as 56 weeks.
The programs at CAE are designed to prepare pilots, and other aviation professionals, for specific task loads and aircraft.
CAE Phoenix is located directly on Falcon Field Airport (KMSC).
The school assists trainees in finding housing while enrolled in the programs, as well as offering on-site dining.
The airline pathway program at CAE Phoenix has an all-in cost of $83,500. This includes all ground training, flight training, uniforms, and FAA exams needed to earn all the licenses and ratings required to launch an airline pilot career.
CAE Phoenix is also a partner to airline cadet programs, including:
- American Airlines Cadet Academy
- JetBlue’s Gateway Select Cadet Program
- Southwest Airlines – Destination 225° Cadet Pathway
- Aeromexico Cadet Program
Each of these cadet programs provide a detailed pathway for students starting at zero hours to first officer in the airline.
Fleet and Facilities
CAE Phoenix hosts a fleet of over 80 aircraft for training. The flee
- Piper Archers
- Piper Seminoles
- Diamond DA-20
- Diamond DA-40
- Citation CJ1+
All aircraft (except the DA-20s) are equipped with the G1000 system.
The school also is equipped with a full simulator fleet with platforms for all aircraft types for students to train on.
The Bottom Line
CAE Phoenix is designed to provide flight students with an accelerated learning environment from zero hours to professional pilot in one year. Through many airline partnerships, CAE Phoenix raises the chances of success for its students.
- In-State Tuition (Per Year) N/A
- Out-of-State Tuition (Per Year)N/A
- Flight Cost $83,500
- In-State Total Estimated Program Cost$83,500
- Out-of-State Total Estimated Program Cost$83,500
- NIFA (Y/N)No
- NIFA RegionN/A