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Flight Training Students

We want to see you achieve your dreams of flight. That’s why we have partnered with the following financing programs, focused on equipping future pilots. If you need financial assistance for all or some of your training, Sterling Flight recommends utilizing one of our financing partners.

We Florida Financial

Specifically designed for student pilots, We Florida Financial flight training loans provide a fixed-rate line of credit from $5,000 to $30,000. A line of credit will allow the student to pay Sterling directly, reducing time and stress managing receipts, faxes and wire transfers. We Florida Financial is a Florida business and was founded in 1959. Find out more information on their website or call them at 954-745-2400.

AOPA Flight Training Finance

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) offers competitive financing options for flight training. Finance your private pilot license for as little as $150-300 per month. International students are eligible to apply and approved candidates can receive funds in as little as 2-3 business days. Apply and learn more here.

Pilot Finance, Inc.

Pilot Finance, Inc. has helped thousands of student pilots get the financial help they need in order to earn their wings. With programs aimed at part-time and career path students, more information can be found on their website or call them at 800-667-0201.

AOPA Credit Card by Bank of America

You can also arrange financing using the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) credit card, backed by Bank of America. To learn more about the AOPA Credit Card from Bank of America, just visit their website linked here.

Purdue Global or Liberty University Students 

Students enrolled through one of our university partners have expanded financing options available to them. We encourage you to work with your university financial aid department to identify Title IV funding, scholarships and grants. 

If you are in need of additional funds, we recommend researching private student loan providers. Here are some examples* of available options in the market.

*Please note that these are listed in no order of preference, nor do these represent all options available. Sterling does not recommend any of these lenders exclusively nor hold any formal partnerships with any of these institutions. This list is provided strictly as a resource for potential students. 

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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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