Due to the shortage of pilots, both in the United States and worldwide, now is a great time to enter flight training school and begin a career in the aviation industry.
With our students coming from all over the world, we’re proud of the fact that our graduates are currently flying in more than 90 different countries, from Japan to Chile and Canada to South Africa.
Our global footprint has enabled us to create a strong alumni network. Which provides our new graduates with opportunities to discover jobs within the global aviation industry.
At the same time, the reputation that our graduates create for us gives our current students a leg up when applying for jobs. This being said, we do not guarantee job placement upon graduation; rather, we make sure that you have all of the opportunities out there at your fingertips.
Furthermore, a great opportunity for our students is the B.A / M.A in Riga Aeronautical Institute. These are credited for their flight training and continue on to climb up the ladder as they are hired in commercial airlines.
Riga Aeronautical Institute is a great opportunity for our students, at Pelican Flight Training. Riga Aeronautical Institute (RAI) Latvia, EU, is the University with almost 75-year history in professional aviation education and more than 50 thousand successful graduates. On a world-wide scale the Riga Aeronautical Institute is one of the oldest educational institutions specialized on aviation. Founded in 1942, it adapted itself to the challenges of time and domain. Riga Aeronautical Institute is the owner and Managing Partner in Pelican Flight Training since 2010. Pelican Flight Training has an excellent reputation and strong training ethic, which was acknowledged when Pelican Flight Training was named a 2008 'Schools of Distinction' by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). RAI/Pelican FTC provide our students with accredited Professional pilot training for both helicopters and fixed-wings aircrafts from basic to medium-jet type rating utilizing both Federal Aviation Administration (FAA USA) and Joint Aviation Authority procedures standards (EASA). Special interest from our international customers has the programs that allows our students to convert their previous ICAO licenses and flight training received to FAA licenses up to CFI/CFII/MEI ratings. We may say that since day one Pelican Flight Training use to have enrolled applicants from all over the world coming as students and leaving the school as graduated professional pilots ready to join the aviation industry.
Truth be told, it can be difficult to break into the aviation industry. Flight safety is of the utmost importance, which is why experience is an essential pre-requisite for anyone looking to enter the field.
This is precisely why we help our students, regardless of their course of study. By finding appropriate practical training so that they have every advantage at their disposal.