Everyone must determine how to pay for flight training and obtaining financing can be a challenge. At Aurora Flight Training, we want to help you understand and manage the process. Whether you are looking to learn to fly for fun, start your career in aviation, or obtain new certificates or ratings, you can begin the process of obtaining financing by following a few easy steps. Contact us for more information on financing.

Step 1

Know your credit score and history. If you have good credit, getting approved for financing can be an easy process. If you don’t have good credit or limited credit history, you should be prepared to have a co-signer ready to help you complete the financing application.

Step 2

Consider applying for an aviation scholarship from a variety of groups. We have included a list of flight training scholarships that you may want to consider. Options vary and the following list is not inclusive of all available scholarships. We also encourage you to look at all available local flight groups and organizations.

AOPA Flight Training Scholarships

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Scholarships

National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Scholarships

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Scholarships

National Gay Pilots Association Scholarships

Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots Scholarships

University Aviation Association (UAA) Scholarship Listing

Women in Aviation, International Scholarship Listing

Step 3

Obtain financing using one of several third-party options.

AOPA Finance

Aopa finance

Complete the easy online application and receive a response within one business day. Maximum loan amount is $100,000 with interest rates between 8% and 13%. You can use the funds for any pilot training program. Requires AOPA membership.

Pilot Finance

Pilot Finance

Complete the application (available at Aurora Flight Training) and receive a response within 1-2 business days. Finance any phase of your training with interest rates between 9% and 15%.