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Its fair-weather conditions make it the perfect place to learn how to fly, pilot dreams become a reality for hundreds of CAE aspiring pilots each year who take to the sky for the first time at CAE Phoenix. Equipped with over 80 aircraft, CAE Phoenix hosts CAE’s pilots in training from the United States, Europe and India for fundamental flight training and Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT).

In addition, CAE Phoenix is the training location of the following cadet programs, for more information on eligibility requirements and to apply click on the links below:

Airline Pilot Pathway – Phoenix
Airline Pilot Pathway – South America
American Airlines
JetBlue’s Gateway Select
Southwest Airlines

Aviation Academy

Flight Training

Aircraft Fleet
  • 60 x Piper Archer TX
  • 8 x Piper Seminole
  • 2 x DA-20
  • 9 x DA-40
  • 2 x CJ1+

All aircraft (except the DA-20s) are equipped with the G1000 system. CAE maintains an in-house maintenance facility that operates 24/7.

Simulator Fleet
  • 3 x Piper Archer TX
  • 1 x Piper Seminole
  • 2 x DA-40
  • 2 x CJ1+
  • 1 x Redbird Crosswind Simulator

The CAE fleet is equipped with digital avionics (Garmin G1000) and is fully air-conditioned. CAE maintains an in-house maintenance facility that operates 24/7.


Please contact a CAE Training Advisor for more information about training at CAE Phoenix Aviation Academy at:
[email protected]

Become an airline pilot with CAE Phoenix - Aviation Academy


Falcon Field Airport in Mesa Arizona, 5010 E. Falcon Drive, Suite 201,Mesa AZ 85215


+1 480 544 3304


Phoenix Aviation Academy Handbook

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