02 September 2014

    Post 9/11 Gi Bill® Flight School Training | ULA

    Provided below is important information regarding Flight School Training certification provide through the new programs available with the Post 9/11 Gi Bill®.  This includes both Helicopter and Fixed Wing flight trainin programs. (Helicopter flight training and Fixed Wing flight training at Southern Utah University (SUU).

    Upper Limit Aviation, through our partnership with SUU, 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 will determine the actual benefits available to you). For immediate support from Student Services call 855-HELIEDU.Post 9/11 Gi Bill® Flight Training

    Post 9/11 Gi Bill® Flight Training

    Under the Post-9/11 Gi Bill® - Flight Training - Facts

    If you are enrolled in any degree program that consists of flight training at a public Institution of Higher Learning 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.

    If you are enrolled in any degree program that consists of flight training at a private Institution of Higher Learning 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 be eligible to receive your housing allowance and the books & supplies stipend.

    If you are enrolled in any type of 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 Training program for both helicopter and fixed wing aircraft (fixed wing training offered through SUU only). When enrolling through SUU, students have the option to enroll in the Professional Pilots Certification Program, or choose to complete the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. When enrolling into 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.

    Choosing an Approved Flight School or Helicopter Training - Post 9/11 Gi Bill®

    1. Look for "Principles of Excellence: The "Principles of Excellence" are the governments guidelines for evaluating the educational institutions that receive Federal funding. Upper Limit Aviation meets the "Principles of Excellence". Your Post 9/11 Gi Bill® educational benefits might work for Upper Limit Aviation Flight Training, depending upon your eligibility.

    2. Education & Job Training Programs - Flight Training

    This includes:

    • Flight Schools - Helicopter
    • Colleges and Universities
    • Online Helicopter Training
    • On the Job Training & Apprenticeship programs

    3. Search for License & Certifications Programs

    Examples include:

    • Helicopter Pilot Training
    • Certified Flight Instructor
    • Professional Pilot Program
    • Commercial Pilot

    Upper Limit Aviation - Post 9/11 Gi Bill® - Flight Training

    Effective October 1, 2011, Vocational Flight Training will be payable under the Post-9/11 Gi Bill®,, "Approved training under the Post-9/11 Gi Bill® includes graduate and undergraduate degrees, and vocational/technical training. All training programs must be offered by an institution of higher learning (IHL) and approved for Gi Bill® benefits."

    The new Post-9/11 Gi Bill® covers veterans’ tuition and fees up to the highest undergraduate, resident rates charged by a public institution in a state. Regarding Upper Limit Aviation's helicopter pilot training at SUU the paid fees may include the training in the aircraft, the flight instruction, and other related fees.

    As a part of a 141* Flight School, Upper Limit Aviation, through the help of our partner schools, offers Veterans the flight school college courses (Professional Pilot Programs) that might be funded through Gi Bill® benefits.

    *SUU Fixed-wing courses are approved for the Private Pilot Single Engine course only at this time.  For updates on our 141 approved courses, click here.

    For more information about enrollment and the VA benefits for Veterans please call 855-HELIEDU, and speak with our Director of Student Services.

     

     

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