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(Angel) #1

Hi guys,

So I want to start my process to enroll into the Airline Career Pilot Program but have a question… How soon should I start the process? (I am looking for the first class medical before anything). I want to start in Febuary but am not sure if it’s too late to start the process. The reason I’ve waited is because I want to pay off my existing debt before applying for the full amount. Finance dept told me that I would have an answer the next day so I figured it’s still ok.

On another note, I’m thinking of applying for the Daytona area. What do you think?


#2

Angel,

I would apply a few months out, if you want to go in February I would absolutely be applying now. Keep in mind that your credit score/report can take up to 90 days to update once you have paid off your debt. Talk to the admissions counselors as they are the experts, but I would say that you should be applying 2-3 months out.

Daytona would be a great place to do flight training, it is well known for its great weather which has made it a hot bed of flight training for decades. And don’t forget about those beautiful nearby beaches for when you get a day off :slight_smile:

Chris


(Angel) #3

Great advice! Thank you Chris!


#4

Anytime, feel free to ask any other questions that you think of.

Chris


#5

Angel,

Just to mirror Chris, it’s not too late for Feb but you need to start moving AND definitely get on that medical just in case because if there’s a problem you won’t be able to start.

As for Daytona the best location is the one that’s best for you.

Adam