2Fly is pleased to announce our partnership with SkyWest Airlines, offering unlimited opportunity for our Certified Flight Instructor’s to become an First Officer with SkyWest Airlines.

Cadets who join this program will be given a SkyWest mentor, retain a SkyWest date-of-hire and seniority number while on the program and be granted a guaranteed pilot interview after qualifications are met.


Phase One is the full-time, intensive training curriculum that requires daily attendance and will take eight months to complete. During this phase, you will complete academic classroom ground schools and flight instruction in our aircraft and simulators.

Phase Two will begin your career as a Certified Flight Instructor with 2Fly and the pathway into the SkyWest Airlines with enhanced seniority and pilot mentor. This phase is a paid position as a full-time Certified Flight Instructor with 2Fly.


Entry Requirements:
1) Be at least 18 years of age
2) Be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
3) Possess a valid FAA Class 1 Student Pilot Medical Certificate
4) Phase II requires US residency/citizenship

The course comprises of the following phases:

FAA Private Pilot

  • 47.0 Hours SE Piper PA28 Aircraft
  • 30.0 Hours Dual Flight Instruction
  • 30.0 Hours Private Theory
  • 15.0 Hours Pre/Post Flight Briefings

PIC Time Building

  • 136 Hours SE Airline Crew Program

FAA Instrument Rating

  • 30.0 Hours AATD Simulator
  • 17.0 Hours SE Cessna 172 G1000 Aircraft
  • 45.0 Hours Dual Flight Instruction
  • 20.0 Hours Instrument Theory
  • 10.0 Hours Pre/Post Flight Briefings

FAA Commercial Multi Engine

  • 22.0 Hours ME PA44 Aircraft
  • 40.0 Hours Dual Flight Instruction
  • 10.0 Hours Commercial Theory
  • 5.0 Hours Pre/Post Flight Briefings

FAA Commercial Single Engine

  • 5.0 Hours SE Piper PA28 Aircraft
  • 3.0 Hours Dual Flight Instruction
  • 5.0 Hours Commercial Theory
  • 3.0 Hours Pre/Post Flight Briefings

FAA Certified Flight Instructor – Single Engine

  • 12.0 Hours SE Piper PA28R Aircraft
  • 10.0 Hours Dual Flight Instruction
  • 20.0 Hours Commercial Theory

This course also includes:

  • Private, Instrument and Commercial Course Study Materials
  • SE and ME fuel surcharges
  • Eight months of shared room accommodations
  • First attempts on all theoretical and practical exams


This course includes the training for: FAA Private Pilot, FAA Instrument Rating, FAA Commercial Multi and Single Engine Certificate and Certified Flight Instructor.

International Students: This program does not include fees associated for the student visa or TSA background/fingerprinting fees. All training is conducted at the Merritt Island facility.

Items Not Included in Program:

  • Transportation & Living Expenses
  • Pilot Supplies (uniform, headset, fuel strainer, charts)

Note: This program is based on our training curriculum minimum requirements. In some cases, training over these minimums may occur, which will result in an additional expense.