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Are you dreaming of becoming a pilot?

Your journey starts here!

Are you dreaming of becoming a pilot?

Your journey starts here!

SAA's flight training programs have been designed with everyone in mind, from zero experience to advanced ratings.  We offer both comprehensive packages for the career-minded student, in addition to single, individual ratings.


The future for professional pilots looks bright. In fact, industry experts are currently predicting a world-wide shortage of Airline Transport Pilots in the upcoming years. Read more about the market outlook here.

Starting your flight training is as easy as 1-2-3:

How to become a pilot


Learn more about SAA and our programs

Whether you are starting from zero or adding to your current ratings, SAA has the program for you.  Contact us today to learn more about our program offering.

Each of our programs has been designed to meet your needs, with a realistc view.  We promise not to undersell to attractive but unrealistic minimums. 


EASA Professional Pilot Program and individual certifications

 Instructor Internship Program

 Professional Pilot Program - Single and Multiengine

Professional Pilot Program - Multi Engine

Before you enroll in your flight training, we do recommend that you get your flight physical done first to ensure that you meet all requirements before enrolling in the training. You can find a list of Aviation Medical Examiners (AMEs) here.



Enroll in our school

​Please go to our contact us page to learn more about enrollment information and admission criteria, as well as to find our application form.

Our application form can be submitted online, E-mailed, or mailed via post to us, depending on your preference.  If you need any assistance or have any questions about the form, please contact us and we will assist you the best we can to finalize your application.


Applications can be E-mailed to:

or and/or sent to:

SAA International
ATTN: Application

1835 N Marshall Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020



Prepare to start your training

There are many aspects to look into before you start your training, especially if coming from another country  From obtaining a visa, to housing, the whole process might seem a bit intimidating at first.  Luckily, SAA has many years of experience in training international pilots.  We are here to assist you in any way we can.  Please go to the contact us tab to learn more about the processes of obtaining your US Visa, and to apply to the academy.  Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

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