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International Airline Program



SKYMATES Flight Academy represents top quality, professional flight training in the United States of America. Our courses are FAA approved (Part141) and can be tailored to fit requirements of different regulatory agencies such as Vietnam CAAV, India DGCA, Mexico AFAC and offer state of the art pilot training facilities at our location in Grand Prairie Texas.

SKYMATES Flight Academy is authorized under Federal law and certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor program (SEVP) to enroll M non-immigrant students.

Experience is everything: In the last 26 years we have trained over 3,000 pilots from all over the world and we have all the knowledge and logistical support needed to support our international group of students.


  • Private Pilot Certificate

  • Instrument Rating

  • Commercial Pilot Certificate with Multi-Engine Rating

  • Total of about 250 hours*

Starting at $53,000


Duration of the course is between 8-12 months on average and can vary depending the student’s ability and other factors.


  • You must be at least 17 years old at the time of enrollment

  • You must be able to speak, read and understand English

  • You must be able to obtain a FAA medical certificate

  • You must have a valid passport with at least 6 months of validity left on it

If you already hold a private Pilot License and you are interested in enrolling, please contact us outlining your current experience so we can send you an estimate based on that.

In order to start the procedure to enroll and obtain the student visa, you need to visit our web page: and follow the instructions.

Prices are not guaranteed, they are only estimates. Prices are subject to change without notice. Refer to the FAR’s for requirements.

*Total number of hours depends upon the student’s aptitude towards flying, study habits, weather conditions and airplanes availability.


We have several options available for housing from privately owned houses to apartments nearby the airport, generally the cost is about $600-$800 per month including bills and furniture, the majority of our students are housed at


Our courses start on the first Monday of each month.


For any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us:
📍 Vietnam Branch Office: 1B - 3A Tan Vien str., Ward 2, Tan Binh Dist., Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
☎️ Tel: 0968 176 742 📞 Hotline: 028 2222 8899
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Ins: @avikaviationconsulting
Whatsapp: +84 793 634 724 +84 968 176 742



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