FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
To help give you a better idea of what you can expect at Chiota Aviation, we have put together a quick list of Frequently Asked Questions to help answer any questions you may have. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact us by filling out our contact form or giving our team a call.
DOES CHIOTA AVIATION OFFER FLIGHT PROGRAMS?
Yes. Chiota Aviation offers a variety of flight programs to allow students to get their pilot’s license. Choose from our various classes to achieve your aviation goals.
ARE CHIOTA INSTRUCTORS CERTIFIED?
Yes. Each of Chiota Aviation’s pilots is certified. You can learn more about our pilots and their specific certifications on our team page.
DOES CHIOTA AVIATION HAVE AIRCRAFT RENTAL?
Yes. Chiota Aviation does have aircraft rental. Visit our aircraft rental page to learn more about our current fleet and the rates of each aircraft.
DOES CHIOTA OFFER OTHER SERVICES?
Chiota offers a variety of services that complement our aviation training programs. To learn more about other services that we offer, check out our services page.
CAN CHIOTA HELP ME MANAGE AND MAINTAIN MY AIRCRAFT?
Of course. Chiota offers aircraft management and maintenance services to ensure your aircraft is properly maintained.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I TAKE LESSONS?
We recommend that you fly two to three times a week. The more regularly you fly, the more likely you will be to retain information. This will also help you achieve your aviation goals quickly, as each certification requires a specific number of flight hours logged.
DO I HAVE TO PURCHASE INSURANCE?
Chiota Aviation has insurance that covers our staff, our students, and our plane rental. This is unique compared to many other flight companies and is one less step that you have to take before taking to the sky!
AM I TOO OLD TO BE A PILOT?
No, Chiota welcomes individuals from every age and every walk of life. Whether you are retired and looking for a new hobby, or looking to begin your flight career early in life, we are here to help you attain your goals.
CAN I BE PAID TO FLY?
To be paid to fly you must attain a commercial pilot certificate. To reach this certificate you will also need a private pilot license and over 200 hours of flight time.
HOW MANY INSTRUCTORS WILL I HAVE?
At Chiota Aviation, your instructor depends upon your availability and how often you will be able to fly. It is our goal to keep each student with one instructor, and we will work to pair you with an instructor who is compatible with your learning style.
DO AIRLINES REQUIRE FOUR-YEAR DEGREES?
All of the regional airlines that we partner with do not require a four-year degree. Additionally, almost all major airlines have taken away their four-year degree requirements.