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About the Academy

Welcome to Artic’s Air Academy Flight School… your absolute fastest, safest, and most affordable path to the sky.  At the Academy you can become a pilot and learn to fly in as little as 30 - 60 days (or less) with our Guaranteed Private Pilot Program!  We have an amazing 95% completion rate and a greater than 90% first time pass rate on the practical test! 

We have trained many students who earned their private pilot’s license and additional ratings such as complex, high performance, instrument, and commercial pilot licenses and much more!  The Academy offers a different approach to learning than you might receive at any other flight school, one that focuses on safety, technique, and a thorough understanding of the technology utilized in general aviation today.  Here you will have the best instructor that you can find at any flight school, guaranteed! 

We focus on teaching the art of flying in a relaxed, laid-back environment (people are much more receptive to learning this way) as this is the absolute quickest, safest and most enjoyable way to learn how to fly!  We specialize in private pilot training, as well as, additional ratings you may require to fulfill your needs.  We use Cessna 172 aircraft, which is the safest and most recognized platform for flight training.

We also offer high-performance endorsement training, time building, commercial pilot training, certified flight instructor, flight reviews, instrument proficiency check, ground training (various subjects), tail wheel endorsements, plane rental, and many other licenses and ratings.

At Artic’s Air Academy you can complete your training in as little as ten days or we can break it up into our multi-weekend program which normally takes about a month or so to complete, depending on your busy schedule.

We utilize a proprietary blend of both flight and ground school lessons that optimizes your training time and maximizes your learning potential.  We know how to give you that extra "push" necessary to obtain your pilot's license or rating that other flight schools simply lack.  We are a "get it done" organization when it comes to learning to fly and finishing up your training!!!

Why is our training methodology better than the conventional training that you would receive at any other flight school?

Our training is designed to systematically break down every detail and process involved with getting your pilot’s license so that you may complete all tasks in an efficient, thorough, and timely manner with no "surprises".  Our syllabus incorporates both an FAA recommended flight outline and an FAA recommended ground school.

Just like the flight planning you need to do before you start every flight, your flight training needs to be planned in the exact same manner.  From start to finish this ideology is what separates Artic’s Air Academy from the competition.

Why would you want to learn to fly with an FAA certified instructor using our highly refined training syllabus and methodology?

The answer is quite simple; most of the time that you would spend in the aircraft at most training centers is roughly 50% to 70% inefficient for training purposes.

What this means to you is that at most other schools you would be wasting 50% to 70% of your flight time on trivial non-safety and non-educational flight activities. This is why the average time to get a private pilot’s license nationwide at most all training centers is 75 hours, while our average is only 53 hours!

Our training philosophy is pretty straightforward; our objectives are to:

  1. Provide the absolute best, most enthusiastic, and experienced instructor experience.

  2. Ensure that our students are receiving the best training value for their dollar throughout every flight lesson and to make every effort to deliver on the promise of high-value flight training while delivering the highest quality possible!

  3. Optimize your training so that you may obtain your pilot's license in the shortest time possible while learning in the most thorough manner possible.

  4. Have tons of fun!!!

Be cautious when choosing a training center!  Since you have a fairly steep learning curve with this type of training, it is absolutely crucial that you learn the right way the very first time or you are just wasting your time and $$$$.

You could unknowingly pick up bad habits in the process as well. The bottom line is that you should thoroughly check the credentials of the training organization that you intend on flying with as if your life depends on it!

Please feel free to give us a call at (907) 746-2290 or you can email us at We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.