Founded in 1972, Phoenix East Aviation has gained recognition as one of the finest aviation educational training facilities throughout the world. Our founder was a retired airline captain and a former Chairman of the U.S. Presidential Aviation Advisory Board. He was also past regional Vice President of the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA). His aviation background and leadership skills contributed to the continual success of our school. PEA also has the distinction of training a NASA astronaut who walked on the Moon. The astronaut received his Airline Transport Pilot License at Phoenix East Aviation.
Certified under the Federal Aviation Administration as an approved pilot school, Phoenix East Aviation can train you for any position from the ground to the flight deck. We also offer training to meet I.C.A.O.’s international flight training requirements.
The instructors at Phoenix East Aviation are carefully screened to ensure a staff of fully licensed, experienced professionals. They are continually evaluated to maintain high levels of teaching effectiveness, with closer attention to the students’ individual learning and motivational needs. A large percentage hold Bachelors Degrees in Education and Aeronautical Studies. All are qualified to give both flight and ground instruction.
PEA trained pilots are employed by major airlines and corporations throughout the world.
Phoenix East Aviation is one of the few independent U.S. aviation academies that is nationally accredited. Programs inlcude basic and advanced courses, internship courses and professional programs, as well as assistance for employment after graduation.