Flying an Airplane
is one of
experience, there is nothing else
You are part of an
elite group of individuals who have the knowledge
and physical skills to be an
also known as "API", is the only
Flight School in Chicago and one of the oldest Flight Schools in
the United States.
how to fly
can be made easy if your instructor knows how to explaine things in simple terms.
five decades, we have
refined our training program so that it is one of the best in the world.
This is accomplished with our unique
is achieved by having the student sit in the pilot’s seat while observing
specific exterior parts of the airplane and those visual relationships to
either the horizon, ground or runway. These relationships
instantly informs the pilot about altitude, bank, coordination and
saves you money, time, and frustration
while making you a more knowledgeable, responsive, efficient and safe pilot.
The FAA states
you must be able to
speak, read, write,
and understand the English Language.
30 years ago, the “FAA”, Federal Aviation Administration,
created regulations about flight hours, knowledge and skills levels to
become a Private Pilot.
terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, the FAA had to review their thinking.
schools were being blamed for teaching the terriest how to fly, which
was not the truth.
FAA regulation stayed the same,
but the knowledge and skill level demanded by eash person was raised.
national average is now over
of flight time. API’s training
is designed so you are able to acquire your Private pilot
certificate with less flight hours then the national average.
To obtain your
Private Pilot Certificate, you must
oral exam and
The FAA states that before an
individual is allowed to fly on airplane by themselves, they
must obtain an FAA Flight Physical
from an approved Medical Examiner.
deal with Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, history of Kidney Stones,
history of Drug or Alcohol Abuse, Emotional or Mental Disorders, Vision
Problems, Certain Levels of Hearing Loss, High Blood Pressure, or other condition
that could impair your ability to fly an aircraft safely
You can start
flight training before getting your FAA Flight Physical
but you can not fly by yourself solo until you do.
Training can be accelerated weather permitting.
On API’s staff is the
2020 Flight Instructor of the Year
for the Great Lakes Area.
API has one of the best safety records in the industry
and one of the
with the Better Business Bureau.
You only pay for
each lesson as you take it.
There are no contracts to sign or dues to be paid.
7 days a week.
Free parking at the airport or you can use
public transportation to our location.
Our email address is
773 284-5678 for more
Dual Flights that includes Aircraft Rental with
Flight Instructor $ 16,286
Fees and Taxes $ 350
Total estimated Cost