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AOA Flight School - Providing Flying Lessons in NYC
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Flight Training at AOA

Learn to fly at one of the best flight schools on the East Coast. We provide both FAA Part 141 and Part 61 training programs and flight lessons. 

There are many things that make a great school and we have them all. 

  • Convenient location in terms of the variety of airspace available for your training, and just minutes away from NYC. G1000 Flight Training - Learn to fly and get your FAA pilot license in New York (NYC)
  • A fleet of new airplanes - both modern glass cockpit G1000 and more traditionally equipped airplanes. 
  • FAA Part 141 certification, which gives you great peace of mind as you can be sure we are working at the highest of standards in every aspect of the flight training business - teaching, record keeping, flight operations and airplane maintenance.
  • Professional staff - we have instructors and mechanics with tens or even hundreds of years combined experience – this is not something you can get just anywhere.
  • Passion for flight and fun - we love flying and we want to pass this love of flying onto you.
  • Knowledge of the industry - with thousands of students already in the airline industry we have the connections and we want to pass them to you - we organize periodic meet-ups where you can introduce yourself to airline and business aviation pilots, get to interact with them, ask them questions and get the real answers that are relevant to the real world of aviation.


Flight Training Programs Logo - Cessna airplane and an Approved Part 61/141 stamp

Flight Lessons logo - Male Flight Instructor with a pilot uniform

Part 141 and FAA logo


FAA Pilot LicenseDeciding on starting a flight training course can go many ways - you may be able to go for it in a split second, or you may have questions, hesitation and some difficult situations to deal with. If it's a split second decision for you then we will be waiting for you at the reception. Your pilot license is awaiting. If it's not so straightforward then please give us a call. We will be more than happy to shed light as to what goes into flight training, what you can expect in terms of required commitment, how your flying lessons will happen and what results will follow based on what you are able to put forth. We may be able to help you with an unexpected difficult situation by simply talking to you and explaining some key points. So pick up the phone or fill in the contact-us form, and we will be happy to talk to you! 

Flight School in New York - Learn to Fly with Academy of Aviaton. Get your pilot License in NYC.

Academy of Aviation is a unique place to learn to fly. You will enjoy every moment of it and most importantly you will finish your training with the confidence to tackle any airspace in the world and with the knowledge that you've been through one of the best flight training programs available. We wish you luck in your choices and we want to see you in person soon.

Private Pilot Course

General Aviation airplane in flight

The Private Pilot license is the doorway to making your dream of flight a reality. It will allow you to legally fly in good weather conditions with friends and family in most countries worldwide. And with the additional Instrument and Multi-engine ratings you will be able to fly in most conditions that airline pilots do.

We provide flying lessons in NYC area targeted specifically for the busy pilot. With flexible flying schedule 24x7 you can be assured your flight training will fit your professional life. Or you can sign for a fast paced flight training course in what is the best airspace for flight training in USA. Republic Airport in Farmingdale and Long Island have long history in aviation. Getting your Private Pilot License in the New York airspace will truly make you a safe and versatile pilot.

Why wait? Your journey can begin today! Our professional flight instructors will be glad to talk to you and explain all the little details to get you started and to successfully go all the way to your first pilot’s license.


Integrated Commercial Course

Airline Pilot in the cockpit of Boeing 777The Integrated Commercial Course is targeted at students who aim at becoming airline pilots or those who want to fly business jets. You will finish this flight training course with a Commercial Pilot License, Instrument and Multi-Engine ratings and enough multi-engine time and real world experience to make you competitive in the demanding commercial pilot market. 

Our goal is to increases your chances of gaining employment in aviation. A special flight training program will be created for you based on your specific post certification goals and your financial requirements. Working towards your Commercial Pilot License and getting your flight training in NYC is a sure way for preparing you to fly in most any airspace in the world. 

As all students of AOA, participants in the Integrated Commercial Course can get personal coaching and advice from many of our former students and instructors who are now flying successfully


* First Name
* Last Name
* Date of Birth
* Street
* City
Postal Code
* Country of Residence
* Email
Desired Start of Training Date
What Course of Training do you wish to Enroll?
* Citizenship
Passport Number
* Country Passport was Issued
Attach a copy of Passport
Attach a copy of English translations
Additional Comments and Information / Existing Flight Training and Pilot Certification

Please enter your first and last names, date of birth and full address (along with city, state, etc.). Please make sure to provide either valid email address or a valid telephone number. 

US citizens and residents:  Please make sure to check the "I am a US Citizen" field. A copy of your Passport or Permanent Resident Card will be required before you can start the course, however you don't have to submit it with this form. 

Foreign students: Please make sure to un-check the "I am a US Citizen" field. Please take time to fill in all the fields in the from and to make photocopies of the required documents. Please ensure the documents are translated in English and the translation is uploaded through the form. 


Republic Airport
Farmingdale NY 11735 KFRG

Westchester County Airport
White Plains NY 10604 KHPN



(Westchester Surcharges Apply)

120 DAY FAA 141
Starting at $32,999



Starting at...

Private Pilot License... $7,577
Instrument Rating... $7,691
Commercial Pilot License... $5,437
Multi Engine Rating... $1,499
Commercial Course G1000 $25,000
Commercial and CFIs $37,999
Airline Pilot Career Course $39,999
First Officer Course $49,999


* Most prices quoted for our Farmingdale location. Please talk to a flight school representative for up to date pricing and personalized plans.

** The total price of a pilot license course does not have to be paid at one time. There are various payment options and block hour reservations.

*** Total cost varies based on the model of the flight training airplane.


International Students

Advance your career with the FAA pilot licenses and ratings. We offer affordable pilot career courses and diverse flight training conditions. You get great value for your money.

Your flying lessons and flight training in Long Island, New York - the heart of the world will be something you will always remember not only because of the flight experience you will gain with us but also because of the great life experience that only comes with living in NYC.

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Academy of Aviation, LLC.
7150 Republic Airport
Main Terminal Room 101
Farmingdale, Long Island, NY 11735

PH 631.777.7772
FAX 631.777.7787

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