There are over 742 flight schools in USA from small to large schools and over 2000 flight schools in the world. Finding the right flight training school for your training can be confusing and difficult. The quality of training, values, safety, environment and pricing varies from one school to another. Our high quality of training made us the winner of “AOPA flight training excellence award-honor roll” for 2013, 2014 and the “Outstanding Flight School” award in 2015. QUALITY & SAFETY MATTERS when it comes to flight training.


AIA Academy was founded with over 120 Years of combined experience in the  Aviation & Flight Training Industry. Founded & developed by Ex-Military Fighter Pilot, air combat Instructor, over 33 years of experience as a pilot with airplane and Helicopter ratings ,with varied international aviation experience.

7 Time Winner – AOPA Best Schools Award

Awards and certifications

Advanced International Aviation  Academy is the only flight school in the country to win the AOPA “Honor Roll “award and Excellence awards for, 6 times in a row, each consecutive year.

We have highly selected and highest-paid instructors in USA, with thousands of hours of instructional experience, unlike most schools that use low time low-paid instructors who are interested only in building their flight hours rather than teaching you.

FAA 141 Certified School

faa 141

AIA Academy is a FAA Certified CFR 141 accredited school , internationally recognized by airlines. It matters where you trained, when you go for airline interviews.

FAA 141 & 145 Certified

FAA 145 Certified  maintenance

We have FAA certified CFR 145 maintenance repair station on site, attached to the Academy, provides exceptional and high-quality maintenance. Our airplanes are the best maintained fleet of  training aircraft in Northern California.


SEVIS – VISA for Students

Advanced International Aviation Academy is a US Department of Homeland Security Approved school for SEVIS program, eligible to provide I-20 Student Visa documents for prospective students. If you an international student who intends to join our school, we will assist you with the documents needed for your M-1 Student Visa approval. Search our School in


Modern Fleet of Trainers

AIA uses newer model aircraft fleet with Cessna 172S,SP  with G1000, GPS, Auto-Pilot, traffic & ADSB, Multi engine Beechcraft BE-76 Duchess & Piper Seneca PA 34, Alsim & Frasca simulators along with the best training equipment and online + classroom courses to achieve optimum training results and success rates for students.

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Zero Accidents Ever!

Impeccable Safety Record

We have maintained a Zero Accident Safety Record – Since the founding of this Academy, we have trained hundreds of thousands of hours and are proud to have 100% safety record, with no accidents or incidents ever.

Our great Sacramento city location

Sunny California! with big city living but low cost of living in a tier two city, Sacramento. Those Sacramento is a big city in northern California and the capital of California it has one of the lowest cost of living among California cities. It has all the facilities for urban living, culture and entertainment. It is close to the beach and also close to the Sierra Mountains. It is an ideal playground for people who love nature and adventure sports. Skiing, snowboarding, rafting, surfing, skydiving, hiking, camping and beach sports are just a quick drive away.

Great Training weather year round

Ideal Flying weather

Sacramento has good weather for flying 85% of the year. The climate is just great with no extreme type of weather. The temperatures are not extreme like “hot burning summers and freezing winters in Texas” or “Hot Sultry and rainy Florida with hurricanes half the year “

Towered Airport -R/W lights -IFR


Rich Training Environment

Sacramento executive airport is a class D control towered airport, located right inside the city. There are no commercial flights to interfere with training, but  within 100 mile radius there are over 22 airports, three international airports, Sacramento international, Oakland international, San Francisco international, San Jose International. There are many class D, Class C  towered and G non-towered airports in the vicinity such as, Mather Airport, McClelland Airport, UC Davis University Airport and more with all type of air spaces and instrument approaches to practice. No landing fees unlike airports in Australia, New Zealand & Canada.

100 % Success for Students


AIA Academy has maintained a 100% success rate in FAA course completion and graduation for our students with a high test-pass rate in the first attempt.

Great Savings

FAA Approved Ground School Courses with online classes and one on one instruction. This saves you thousand of dollars th you would normally pay for instructor based lessons.

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Low Cost Course

We do not practice the typical bait and switch pricing like most flight schools. We give you the real pricing & costs, upfront so that you can plan your finances and time to achieve your goals. With us, you don’t have to pay all the fees upfront. Most schools take the fees upfront so you are stuck with them even if you are not happy with the training. We follow the  “Pay as you go” method and work hard to give you the best!

Fast Track Course & Self Paced

  We offer a choice of self-paced or accelerated flight training. Fast track training allows you to complete Private Pilot Course – PPL in one month and Commercial Pilot course -CPL in less than 8 Months.

Fast TrackAirline Interview Preparation

We provide airline prep training & Time building program to prepare you for airline job interviews. Our leadership, personal development and  and pilot-professionalism courses are very popular.

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Guaranteed Success Programs!

Guaranteed Success Course

For students who have difficulty in learning, we offer the “GUARANTEED SUCCESS” package which provides unlimitted ground training hours for your FAAKNowledge Tests and Oral exam success for the period of the course. This program is offered only as a pre-paid program at athe start of the course. This is very popular with international students.

Speak with our admissions counselor to understand more about our courses.

Contact us :

Phone +1 (916) 421 6756

Whatsapp +1 (925) 451 4599