Florida Aviation Career Training, Inc.

Florida Aviation Career Training, Inc.

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Whether you are new to aviation, wanting to add an additional rating, a seasoned pilot looking for recurrency or just wanting to rent an aircraft, we at FACT look forward to flying with you. Our experienced instructors can help you obtain the knowledge, skills and aeronautical experience necessary to meet and exceed FAA standards on your path to achieving your aviation dream.

About Us

Florida Aviation Career Training, Inc. (FACT) traces it’s background to the St Augustine flight school operated by Mr Jim Moser and has been in continuous operation since its organization in 1990. It has been owned and managed by Mr Bjorn Ottesen since October 1993. FACT achieved Part 141 FAA certification on July 18, 1991 and has remained FAR 141 compliant since that time, making it the oldest and most experienced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved flight school at the St. Augustine airport.

Why Choose FACT?

  • FACT Instructors have a combined 210 years of flying experience, over 44,000 hours pilot in command time, and over 23,000 hours of instruction given.
  • Our aircraft are maintained in our own maintenance facility to assure they exceed FAA requirements. FACT maintenance facility stocks parts to assure aircraft availability for our students and customers in the likelihood of unforeseen aircraft problems, and has a mechanic on call 24/7.
  • FACT’s pass rate consistently exceeds 90%, with over 2,000 practical exams administered by FAA examiners.
  • FACT is located in beautiful European flavored St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest continuously occupied city in the United States. St. Augustine offers you living history and 46 miles of Florida’s finest beaches.
  • FACT offers One-On-One training. Learn at your pace with learning techniques best suited to your individual needs.
  • FACT can arrange for accommodations ranging from economy to Five Star. From a simple room for yourself to a beach front condo for your family, just let us know how we can help.
  • FACT offers both Part 61 and Part 141 programs and provides recommendation on which program is right for you based on your needs and to minimize your expenditures in realizing your flying goals.
  • FACT is proud to provide LaserGrade On –Site testing for all FAA Knowledge Exams.
  • FACT’s reputation in providing excellent instruction results in many of our students returning for advanced training and aircraft rental.
  • FACT is proud of it’s long term relationship with the European flying community providing both flight and ground training.
  • Why settle for imitators when you can learn with the original.