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Apply to Our Program

At The Flight School, a career-focused training program offers the training you need to progress from Discovery Flight to Flight Instructor and beyond, without the inflated costs other programs charge. Our intensive training plan guides you through your training quickly and effectively, helping you become a better pilot in less time and for less expense.

In order to help deliver a more accelerated, more effective and more efficient operation, we’ve instituted an application process for those interested in joining our accelerated, career-track programs.

Please note: we require all students complete a Discovery Flight before their application will be processed!

After your acceptance to our program, you’ll receive scheduling priority and be eligible for pre-pay discounts on accelerated training. Fly-as-you-go training is available to all, as are our time-building programs.

Documents You'll Need

Our application requires uploading a number of documents. Items marked with an asterisk (*) are not required at this stage, but will be upon completion of Private Pilot Ground School and/or before flying solo.

Next Steps

After submitting your application, you should receive an email with further instructions! If accepted, you’ll be automatically added to our waitlist and can expect to receive a call from our Operations team to begin scheduling as soon as possible. Thanks for choosing The Flight School at Colorado Springs!


Apply for Our Scholarship Program

The Sky Should Be For Everyone

The Flight School Scholarship

The best way to pay for flight school is to not have to pay for flight school. 

We strongly believe in universal access to education—even the sort of education that teaches you to fly airplanes—so The Flight School at Colorado Springs offers an ongoing scholarship program for advanced students. We’ve also compiled resources regarding additional scholarship opportunities.

The scholarship application remains open year-round. Applications are reviewed and awarded monthly.

What is the scholarship?

Scholarship recipients receive discounted advanced aircraft rental rates through The Flight School at Colorado Springs for three months.

Scholarship Recipient Rates:

$135/h wet when flight training in our Mooney M20C

$0/h flight instruction

$30/h ground and simulator instruction

If used for both accelerated instrument and commercial training, The Flight School Scholarship can save over $6,000 in training costs. If additionally applied toward instructor ratings, the scholarship can save more than $1,000.

Who is the scholarship for?

With the intention of promoting diversity in aviation, The Flight School Scholarship seeks to provide access to aviation to everyone. Our application is available to all peoples of all backgrounds.

The scholarship is designed for advanced students committed to accelerated, high-intensity career training.

Application Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a Certificated FAA Private Pilot at time of application.
  • Applicant must possess at least a Second-Class Medical
  • Scholarship is for accelerated training only; must be prepared to fly or study every day. Students should expect to study or fly at least three hours per day.

How do I apply for the scholarship?

The link below will take you to our Scholarship Application Form.

The application includes questions about who you are, your flight training experience so far, questions to evaluate your learning style and more.