Equipped with 20 aircraft and 7 Frasca simulators for pilot training, and the first aviation school in the US to be certified by the FAA to conduct all tests leading to the issuance of civilian pilot certificates
Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Multi Engine, Flight Instructor course
12 single-engine Piper Archers (6 with 500 TXI Garmin Glass), 4 Piper Arrows, 2 multi-engine Piper Seminoles, 2 Cessna 152s
Frasca warrior, Frasca Archer AATD, Frasca Mentor, 2x Frasca 141 trainers, Frasca 142 multiengine trainer, and Frasca 242T multiengine turboprop
Republic Airways, Air Wisconsin
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
At least 17 years old, High School Graduate, Able to write, read, and speak in English Language, Pass Medical Examination
Institute of Aviation - Parkland College was originally established in the University of Illinois in 1946. In September 2013, the university entered an agreement to transfer ownership to Parkland College for continued flight training.
It was the first aviation school in the US to be certified by the FAA to conduct all tests leading to the issuance of civilian pilot certificates.
The Institute of Aviation is located in Champaign’s Willard Airport, Illinois, USA.Pilot Training Courses offered by Institute of Aviation - Parkland College:
- Associate's Degree in Aviation
- Private Pilot Training w/ instrument rating
- Commercial Pilot Training w/ multiengine rating
- Flight Instructor Certification
- Instrument Flight Instructor
Training is done using 12 single-engine Piper Archers (6 with 500 TXI Garmin Glass), 4 Piper Arrows, 2 multi-engine Piper Seminoles, 2 Cessna 152s. It is also equipped with Frasca warrior with 180-degree visual & control loading, Frasca Archer AATD with Garmin G500 PFD with Garmin GTN 750 MFD, Frasca Mentor with forward visual & Avidyne glass cockpit display, 2x Frasca 141 trainers, Frasca 142 multiengine trainer, and Frasca 242T multiengine turboprop with control loading.
Moreover, Parkland’s Institute of Aviation is a restricted ATP-approved school.
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