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American Airlines

Cadet Academy

Join the Coast Academy Sponsored by
  • Regional Airline Partners   

Regional Airline Partners

As a trusted partner of American Airlines, Coast Flight Training is proud to offer the one-of-a-kind Coast Academy to their cadets.

Aspiring pilots can now receive the financing, training, mentoring and employment opportunities from the world's largest airline.

Coast Academy Training Program

  • 12 Month Training Program

  • PPL, IFR, CSEL, CMEL, CFI, & CFII Ratings

  • Structured Coast Training System

  • G1000 Equipped Modern Aircraft

  • Low Student to Instructor Ratio

  • Unlimited Simulator Time


What's Included in the AACA

  • American Airline's Pilot Mentor

  • Comprehensive Funding Solution

  • Flight Training in San Diego, CA San Marcos, TX or Dallas, TX


Coast Academy Application Process with American Airlines


Step 1

Submit an application – application will include an online assessment and essay questions

Step 2

Top applicants will be asked to submit a video interview

Step 3

Select candidates will be invited to DFW for further testing and face-to-face interviews