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The Sterling Difference


First Class Aviation Careers

The Sterling Promise

Through years of training pilots, we have developed a reputation of excellence in multiple sectors of the aviation industry. Our name itself represents our commitment to total excellence and integrity in our instruction, our fleet, and our pledge of thorough pilot preparation to every trainee.

Sterling Flight Training is uniquely qualified to provide a full range of pilot training services to help successfully propel students into the aviation industry. Students will gain access to quality, modern aircraft and job placement assistance. Our team’s airline experience, resources, and relationships within the industry will be able to take you from zero to commercial pilot in about two years.

It is the mission of Sterling Flight Training to provide world-class flight training with the core values of QUALITY, COMMUNITY, and VALUE. Whether you want to become a private or professional pilot, we are your flight school. 

The flight school is FAA and VA approved and, as a Cessna Pilot center, the school has access to all the most current training materials. Sterling’s affiliation with Liberty University also allows access to degree programs and student financing for professional pilot training.

So, welcome aboard the Sterling experience. We know you will be glad you chose to fly with us.


Professional Instruction from Beginning to End

As Florida’s premier flight school, we deliver Airline Pilot training supported by the industry’s latest technology and learning techniques. By joining Sterling, our aviators have access to modern training systems.


Mentors & Connections from Day One

From day one as a trainee, you will experience the friendly community of Sterling Flight Training – all while enjoying beautiful Jacksonville, Florida. Your instructors and future co-pilots will partner together to enjoy a family-like culture and campus environment.


Affordable and Scalable – Long-Lasting Impact

If your goal is to become a professional pilot, become a flight instructor, or to get a private license, we offer affordable programs that provide immediate and long-term success. Our deep connections in the industry assure our students a strong career advantage.

Ready to Soar?

Ready to be a Professional Pilot? Want to experience our Redbird FMX Simulator, or join our ranks via your university’s aviation program? Let’s get you in the air.

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