Located in Vero Beach, Florida, Skyborne Airline Academy partners with many airlines to provide a direct pipeline of pilots.
Skyborne Airline Academy flies out of Vero Beach Regional Airport (KVRB). The program progresses pilots from zero hours to a certified flight instructor, and the average student completes the program in 12 months. Skyborne hires graduates to continue them on their path to 1,500 hours total time.
Skyborne has airline agreements with several major airlines to allow students to have a direct pathway to a career. Students can gain conditional employment offers prior to finishing the program. Airlines include:
- United Airlines
The all-in price at Skyborne, to finish the 12-month FAA-approved Part 141 airline program is about $86,000.
Students can opt for in-house funding options to pay for the program, private lenders, VA benefits, or outside scholarships.
Scholarships include the:
- Richard R. Harper Memorial Scholarship
- Jason Kurt Lohr Aviation Scholarship
- Will Martin Flight Training Scholarship
Skyborne does offer some housing options for students based on availability.
Fleet and Facilities
Skyborne Airline Academy hosts a fleet of more than 50 aircraft of both single and multiengine.
The fleet of aircraft includes:
- Piper Warriors
- Piper Seminoles
Skyborne students also train on a number of high-performance FRASCA simulators.
Facilities at Skyborne include six ground school classrooms, 30 briefing rooms, 50 aircraft, two Aviation Training Devices, and three maintenance hangars.
The Bottom Line
Skyborne Airline Academy is an accelerated flight school with many industry connections. Students will face a competitive application process. The likelihood of being hired by Skyborne upon completion is high, making the flight to 1,500 hours swift.
- In-State Tuition (Per Year) N/A
- Out-of-State Tuition (Per Year)N/A
- Flight Cost $86,000
- In-State Total Estimated Program Cost$86,000
- Out-of-State Total Estimated Program Cost$86,000
- NIFA (Y/N)No
- NIFA RegionN/A