Academy of Aviation

Flight Training in White Plains

Commercial and Private Pilot Academy at Westchester County Airport (KHPN) in White Plains, New York.



Advance your Flight Training with Academy of Aviation. We will create a customized program to meet your personal timeline.

Flight School Partnerships: Earn Your Degree

Purdue University

Purdue University Global PartnerAcademy of Aviation's Purdue University Partnership can help you advance your aviation career with an online bachelor's degree in Professional Flight.

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Career Students: Finance your Flight Training

Academy of Aviation offers you many ways to finance your training. We encourage you to consider these loan opportunities to help get your financing in place. Financing is available for those who qualify.

Financing Options

Call our White Plains Admissions Team directly at (914) 875-2652 or fill out the contact form below to request information.

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Flight School Location: Where are we and what are we about?

White Plains Campus Information

Westchester County Airport (KHPN) is one of the most convenient airports in the New York Metro area to learn to fly. The main benefits of this airport is that it's a very easy commute for students in New York City, upper Manhattan and Westchester County areas such as Rye, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Irvington and Greenburgh. HPN offers an alternative to a ride out to Long Island for many NYC residents.


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Why should I train at Academy of Aviation?

Private Pilot Lessons and Commercial Flight School in Westchester County, New York.

We are more than a place for getting a pilot license. At Academy of Aviation you will not only become a fully qualified pilot, but you will also meet with some of the people who are running the aviation businesses of today and tomorrow. You will have the opportunity to learn firsthand what to expect in your future careers and what the aviation business is beyond the flying. Our past students and instructors are routinely returning to our school to pass their newly gained experience on to people like you who are eager to make the jump and spread their wings.

Why Choose Academy of Aviation? Convenience and Flexibility.

There is a growing demand for professional airline pilot training and recreational flying lessons in the New York City area and we are here to support you in whatever your pilot license aspirations may be. Our flight school prides itself in offering flexible scheduling for customers with a busy work or school schedule. We map out your flight lessons to keep you progressing quickly without compromising efficiency or safety.

Ask Us. We are here to help.

We understand that choosing the right aviation school can be overwhelming with so many options. Flight training curriculum isn't the easiest to understand as a new pilot. Our Admissions Department is ready to answer your questions about flying lessons and we'd be happy to help you compare flight schools that you are researching. This is a huge decision and you want to choose a school that fits your training needs. We look forward to assisting you with this decision, sharing our passion for cloud cruising and supporting your amazing choice of becoming a pilot.

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AOA Pilots

"First Flight to First Officer" Career Pilot Program

Pricing and Details

Take advantage of Academy of Aviation's exclusive "FF to FO" Zero-To-MEI Pilot Pathway. For pricing, course timelines and outlines, and your guide to financing options, follow this link...

Career Pilot Program
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Private Pilot License and Instrument Rating

Pricing and Details

Academy of Aviation welcomes and teaches both career airline and private recreational flight students. Learn to fly for work or for fun. We give you pricing, timelines and requirements. It's all here...

Private Pilot License

Flight School Highlights: What's Happening at AoA in White Plains?

Vaughn College

Vaughn College Student OfferAcademy of Aviation is offering some amazing incentives to enrolled Vaughn College students.

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CFI Employment InformationWe are aggressively looking for flight instructors for all of our locations.

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Flight training student achievements at Academy of Aviation in White Plains, NY.




AOA Chief Pilot Justin returns from reccurent pilot training and runs into former AOA CFI Thomas Esposito at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.


Angelo Gonzalez passes his CFI checkride with Nick Gregory at AOA White Plains.


Ron Avidan earns his PPL with Nick Gregory in White Plains.


Career Student Joseph Gibbon passes his PPL check ride with Nick Gregory at AOA White Plains.


Hamza Alkusari earns his PPL with Nick Gregory at AOA White Plains in NY.


Jack Wittnebel celebrates his Instrument Rating.


David Adkins earns his PPL with Nick Gregory.


Matthew Michaels gets his PPL with Nick Gregory at AOA in White Plains.


Christian Zornitas earns his PPL with Nick Gregory on a busy day at AOA in White Plains.

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