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Approvals & Awards

In 2000, Approved as a Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) flight school.

In 2008, Approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) meeting China Civil Aviation Regulations (CCAR) Part 141 Chapter G regulations.

The formal approval certificates that we hold, from all Aviation Authorities, are displayed prominently at the front entrance of our training center for your inspection.

SAA International is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a flight school under FAR Part 141. The school is also authorized under the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to enroll nonimmigrant students, with issuance of M1 and F1 visas.
SAA International is an approved LaserGrade testing facility monitored at all times with resident proctors. This means that all FAA airman knowledge tests are conducted at our training facility on a routine basis, a considerable benefit for all our students.

Veteran Affairs

SAA International's VA flight  training programs are approved by the appropriate State Department of Veterans Affairs (approving agency in each state) for enrollment of persons eligible to receive education benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA).

By statute (38 U.S.C. 3452), an individual may receive VA educational assistance while pursuing a vocational, educational or professional objective, however, benefits are not payable for ancillary, avocational or recreational objectives.  Eligible veterans, service members and reservists may receive educational assistance for flight training in an approved course provided that the individual meets the requirements of one of the following programs.
For more information about approved programs and the application process, visit the Veterans Affairs office website.

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