Post 9/11 GI Bill® Approved Flight Training Schools
Are you a veteran looking to attend flight school? Has it always been your dream to fly for a living? Are you looking for a helicopter or fixed wing flight training school to help you launch your career? Are you eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill® Educational Benefits? If you are serious about earning pilot certificates to become a commercial pilot, consider calling Upper Limit Aviation today.
If you have the commitment, dedication, and determination to complete flight school training, we can help you. Our job is to help you complete flight school, get a degree and get your first job as a pilot. At ULA, it is all about helping you launch a long-lasting, successful aviation career. If you're devoted to working hard toward a career as a helicopter or fixed wing pilot, read on.
A number of factors contribute to a pilot’s success as a commercial pilot. Successful commercial pilots have some commonalities that date back to the time when they were student pilots. Successful commercial pilots had great flight instruction from experienced and seasoned aviators - who always put safety first.
Moreover, successful commercial pilots had tremendous overall support from their flight school, being trained to develop proper habits that led to superior skill development. They also had scenario-based training from a reputable flight school who helped them get their first piloting job.
Before Researching Flight Schools, Know Everything about the Post 9/11 GI Bill®
Provided below is important information regarding flight school training provided through the new educational benefits programs available within the Post 9/11 GI Bill®. These educational benefits include opportunities for veterans to fund helicopter and fixed wing flight training programs. Specifically, for the purposes of this web page, we are referring to helicopter flight training and fixed wing flight training for veterans enrolled at Southern Utah University (SUU). More information can be found on the Veteran Administration's official website (click here).
Upper Limit Aviation, through our partnership with Southern Utah University, may be able to provide flight training to Veterans who are eligible for Post 9/11 GI Bill® Educational Benefits. Your eligibility for Post 9/11 educational benefits, determined by the VA, will decide the actual benefits available to you personally. For information about Post 9/11 GI Bill® Educational Benefits specific to flight school training, click here. For additional support from our Student Services call 855-435-4338.
Benefits and Eligibility for Veterans
Approved flight training programs, such as SUU-ULA, may provide up to 36 months of education benefits, depending upon your specific benefits. For more information to understand your benefits, click here. Veterans certified under the Post 9/11 GI Bill may use benefits up to 15 years after discharge from the military. Institutions of higher learning participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program may be able to make additional funds available to Veterans. This would include monthly housing allowance and books and supplies.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill® Flight Training School Facts
Public Institutions of Higher Learning: If you are enrolled in any degree program that consists of flight training, you may be reimbursed up to the resident in-state cost of the training and may be eligible to receive your housing allowance and the books & supplies stipend.
Private Institution of Higher Learning: If you are enrolled in any degree program that consists of flight training, you may be reimbursed up to the full cost of the training or the national maximum per academic year, whichever is less. You may be eligible to receive your housing allowance and the books & supplies stipend.
Vocational Programs: If you are enrolled in any vocational flight training you may be reimbursed up to the full cost of training or $10,330 per academic year, whichever is less, you WILL NOT receive the housing allowance or books & supplies stipend.
ULA - Southern Utah University
Upper Limit Aviation is partnered with Southern Utah University (SUU) to offer a Professional Pilot Program for both helicopter and fixed wing students. When enrolling in SUU, students have the option to enroll into the AAS, Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies, or Bachelor of General Studies. This allows for students to be eligible for financial aid, federal funding, scholarships, and grants.
Upper Limit Aviation is dedicated to producing skilled, knowledgeable pilots (helicopter and fixed wing pilots) equipped to support the needs of the aviation industry. We believe that ULA has an unmatched commitment to the integrity of standardized flight training. While providing advanced training, our professional instructors place safety as the highest priority. In addition, ULA is continually working within the aviation industry to determine the skill sets required for students to succeed in a highly competitive market. By providing a safe and dynamic learning environment, our students gain a competitive edge when seeking employment after graduation.
Southern Utah University’s more than 150 undergraduate and nine graduate programs across six academic colleges are fully accredited. SUU is the only university in Utah to guarantee every one of their 8,000 students will graduate with a diploma and field experience, through internships, undergraduate research or study abroad. The goal at SUU is to help students land a job they love, not just a fancy piece of paper.
To learn more about flight training with Upper Limit Aviation at Southern Utah University, call 855-435-4338.