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Flight Training

Your Way


If you are not sure how to become a pilot take a look at our Airline Direct program. It is the quickest and most cost efficient way to become a pilot for commercial airlines. You'll still receive the world class training that Coast provides for all of its students, but on a fast track pace that can be more than 2 times faster. Within 9 months you can be employed making the Airline Direct Program the quickest to the commercial pilot industry. Because there isn't a college degree included, you can spend time focused on solely what you came for - the flight training itself.


Private Pilot License

Instrument Flight Rating

Commercial Flight Rating

Commercial Multi-Engine Instructor

Certified Flight Instructor







Estimate Cost






TOTAL: $57,727.00

Certified Flight Instructor Instrument

Multi-Engine Instructor





When you want to pursue a career as a commercial airline pilot, it’s important to train right. At Coast, our Airline Career Training (ACT) and Airline Direct (AD) programs offer a clear and distinct path to the Captain's seat.

Our airline partnerships and years of experience on training how to become a pilot for the airlines means that Coast students get the distinction of being awarded the largest number of conditional job offers for airline pilots in the nation. Pick your pace, earn your degree, and make your way to a career in the skies.

Financing Options


At Coast Flight Training our students have access to various forms of financial assistance while learning to become commercial pilots. Students enrolled through Indian Hills Community College may qualify for both subsidized and unsubsidized aid including; Pell Grants, Sallie Mae and Private Loans.