We Don’t Just Train Pilots, We Create Aviators
Aviation is not just about flying, it's is about leadership, safety, and embracing a sense of adventure. Aviation is hours of study, maintaining your health at a high level, and joining a community of professionals that author the pages of history. It isn’t easy, and the price can be high, but if you want a rewarding career that you will never regret then it's well worth the journey. Be part of the next generation of aviation professionals and begin your career as a pilot with USATS.
How do you judge aviation training quality? Expensive aircraft and nice training facilities? Or, do you look at success, safety, and experience?
USATS has over 30 years of history in training thousands of pilots (and 2 astronauts, Bolden and Knudsen!) from over 120 different countries. Our graduates fly in every sector of the aviation industry throughout the world, so no matter which of the hundreds of career paths you choose you'll find that at least one of our graduates has blazed a path for you.
World-Class Training Programs
Challenge our training professionals to create a training path that meets your personal career goals!
Our training professionals will evaluate your needs from every possible angle, including considerations like aircraft type, special flight requirements, host country regulatory requirements, instrument training, and certifications all the way to an instructor rating. (We often hire our graduates as instructors to help build quality hours and experience.)
Military, Law Enforcement, and Government Training Programs
Our Rich Training History
USATS continues to leave an enduring mark on the helicopter training industry as one of the world's premier providers of military, Law Enforcement, and Government helicopter training.
Today, USATS graduates are flying high at every level, in hundreds of aviation units around the globe, serving as military leaders and decision-makers to conduct operations.
The 'Gold Standard' of Mission Ready pilots
USATS is the world’s premier aviation training provider for rotary-wing pilots, from initial qualification to advanced mission-oriented courses based on U.S. Government standards, parallel to those found at U.S. Military Service flight schools.
Our mission is to produce the most highly qualified, proficient military aviation graduates and leaders capable of unlimited growth, flying for any operational unit, throughout their careers.
Our training program blends best practices from both commercial and military sectors, with customized solutions for US allies that build uncompromising foundations in safety culture and early introduction of advanced concepts such as Crew Resource Management, Risk Management, Threat and Error Management, and Aeronautical Decision Making. This approach creates habitual behaviors that facilitate a faster and more efficient adaptation to follow-on advanced platform training.
Our training is conducted at Space Coast Regional Airport (KTIX) Titusville, FL.
We bring unique and unmatched solutions through relevant military training approaches, military-focused culture, and safety-oriented operations, all at a commercial price.
Please contact us to learn about the courses delivered for successfully training of more than a thousand foreign military pilots operating UH-60s, Mi-17s, B412s, and MD500s around the globe.
Military Training System modeled according to the regulations, manuals and standards of the US Military.
Training delivered at CONUS and OCONUS
Dedicated full-time instructor's.
Training environment that mirrors military culture and discipline
Standardization Management System
Large world class facility and support
(FBO, Dispatch, FAA Part 145 Maintenance)
Military Training System enhanced by experience with concepts, models, and methodologies of FAA aviation training system.
Training delivered on time with fixed deadlines
Student to flight instructor ratio 2:1
Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE)
Safety Management System
Our Military or government student pilots can undertake a wide range of specific training courses. These courses deliver graduates who are well prepared and mission ready to play a “value-adding frontline role” in operations from day one. Our training courses include:
Nationalization and Training Systems Development
Enhance Your Internal Training Capability With USATS
USATS provides support and mentoring to foreign military aviation units, building training systems for pilots, crew members, and maintenance personnel, drawing upon our extensive expertise in managing flight schools at multiple locations and in diverse regulatory environments.
USATS training solutions are designed around your training needs, evaluating your mission set and aviators’ needs from every possible angle, including considerations like regulations, standard operating procedures, academic and flight instructional design, flight manuals, standardization and safety management, and operational control.
USATS and its parent company International Defense Aerospace Group (IDAG) have the resources required to help foreign aviation units during the transition to take over the operations control and programming as well the funding responsibilities as part of the nationalization of programs supported by US Government.
We Support US Military RW Pilot Transition to Fixed Wing Airline
USATS now offers programs for experienced military pilots wishing to convert to civilian operations or switch from rotary to fixed-wing flying. Learn more about USATS’ Rotor Transition Program by selecting the option below.