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WHAT IS THE SPOKEN LANGUAGE DURING TRAINING?
The spoken language is English. Aviation English training is available to help you meet international English standards. Please contact the Academy for further details.
DO YOU TAKE CARE OF ROOM AND BOARD?
Although not included in the pricing, the Academy has secured a variety of lodging options available at reasonable rates, and there are many food establishments and grocery stores nearby. Please contact the Academy for further details.
WHAT PLANES ARE USED DURING TRAINING?
CAE Global Academy Phoenix has modern well-equipped and well-maintained aircraft
and flight simulation training devices. Cadets begin their flight training with Diamond 20 and Diamond 40 single engine aircraft then move on to the Diamond 42 for their multi engine training. CAE Global Academy Phoenix has the latest in instructional curriculum that takes advantage of high-fidelity modern simulation devices to compliment aircraft training.
WHAT KIND OF PLANES CAN I FLY WHEN I GRADUATE?
After graduating from the Academy you can apply with any airline and fly any of the aircraft in their fleet that you have a type-rating for.
DO I HAVE A JOB AFTER GRADUATION?
Markets are recovering fast and industry experts predict a worldwide pilot shortage, creating the best job opportunities
for you. It is a great time to be considering an airline career. During your training you will become familiar with the industry and make several contacts. CAE’s Pilot Provisioning program will assist you in finding that important first airline job. The Academy can also help you assemble your personal resume and practice for an airline interview.
CAN I BE REMOVED FROM THE PROGRAM?
Yes, you can be removed. As with any high-quality educational program, CAE maintains high standards. Although our programs are very challenging, all levels of the organization staff are committed to helping you gain a superior flight training experience. We all take great pride in our graduates and recognize the enormous responsibility entailed in performing on a modern airliner flight deck. The Academy will share with you the CAE standard of performance and work with you to successfully complete the program.
HOW MUCH DOES A PILOT EARN AFTER GRADUATION?
Your salary depends on age, experience, airline, and the type of airplane you will pilot. Pilot salaries vary greatly across the globe. While beginning salaries are traditionally low, with longevity and upgrade to captain, the salaries commensurate accordingly.
CAN I BE A PILOT WITH EYE DEVIATION?
Wearing eye glasses or contact lenses does not mean that you cannot become a pilot. You must have a 3rd class-medical license to fly which includes an eye exam. An FAA approved medical examiner can discuss the specific visual acuity requirements with you.
DOES IT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IF YOU ARE A MAN OR A WOMAN?
No. Everyone may apply. CAE maintains rigid equal opportunity standards that prohibit discrimination based on gender, race, religion, age, or national origin.
DOES IT MATTER HOW TALL YOU ARE?
There are no FAA regulations regarding pilot height or weight, however airlines may impose their own requirements.
I AM COLOUR-BLIND, CAN I BECOME A PILOT?
There are not many people who are truly color-blind. Most people with a color problem are color-weak. Color-weak does not mean that you cannot become a pilot. For more information, please contact an FAA approved medical examiner.