DGCA India Accelerated Pilot Program

🇺🇸 Fly and Study in the USA

Wayman Aviation Academy offers training that aligns with DGCA standards for Indian students who aim to become pilots for Indian airlines. Our India Airline Program fulfills all basic DGCA rules. After successfully finishing this program, you’ll gain the essential FAA qualifications and the DGCA-required flight time. This will enable you to change your licenses and ratings when you get back to India.



Accreditation and Experience
The school is FAA 141 approved, ACCET accredited, and recognized by the DGCA. It has over 35 years of experience in aviation and has trained more than 5000 pilots.

Quality Instruction
The school boasts over 58 experienced instructors with a favorable student to flight instructor ratio of 1:4, providing personalized attention and efficient skill development.

State-of-the-Art Facilities
The school houses two FAA 145 Air Repair Station certified maintenance hangars, an in-house FAA testing center, and over 200,000 square feet of training area.

Extensive Fleet
The school operates more than 40 aircraft, including C152, C172, C172 G1000, PA34, Tecnam T2006T.

Convenient Schedule
The school operates 7 days a week, 12 hours a day, accommodating various student schedules.

Ideal Location
The school is located in Miami, a world-class resort and a global hub for pilot training, offering ideal weather conditions for flight training and proximity to a professional airport and practice area.

Unique Learning Environment for Indian Students
Our school actively supports Indian students: we have a dedicated student leader from India and a student support manager, always ready to respond to the needs of students and parents.

Fast Track to Your Professional Pilot Career

Less than 11 Months to DGCA Commercial Pilot

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  1. Universal Acceptance of FAA Certification
    FAA certificates are easier to convert to other ICAO contracting states licenses compared to DGCA licenses, enabling you to use your credentials both in India and internationally.
  2. Lifelong FAA Certification
    FAA Certificates do not expire, making them a lifelong asset, unlike DGCA licenses that need to be renewed.
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What Our Students Say About Wayman

Adventure Awaits!

Unlock Your Full Potential. Become a Pilot and Rule The Sky.

Be the Captain. Take control of your future through our Top Tier, accelerated flight school program. We have a proven record of 33 years of experience and thousands of alumni flying around the world. Start your training in beautiful Miami, Florida USA, with 350+ sunny flying days a year. We are one of the best Flight School in the USA.

Enrollment Requirements

18 Years of Age

ICAO Level 4 English

Qualified for FAA 1st Class Medical

High School Diploma

Our Graduates are Flying Around the World

Congratulations to all our Wayman Aviation Academy Alumni that are flying around the world as first officers and captains. Below are just a few of the Over 70+ Airlines that have hired Wayman Aviation Academy graduates.

For Indian students
Total Program Fees

Great Value! From Zero to Commercial Pilot + ME Add-on


No Hidden Fees or Upfront Payments

The school maintains a transparent fee structure with no hidden costs and does not require upfront payments.

Tuition Deferred During Training

Convenient and flexible payment plans are available, with the first tuition payment due upon arrival in the US.

Housing Options

Affordable and all-inclusive student housing is available at $750 a month for a shared room and $1300 for a single room

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the admissions prerequisites?
  • For any course or program international candidates must be 18 years old. Candidates must be able to speak English at an intermediate or above level.
  • We apply an online English Screening tests to international candidates right after application. Evaluation score must be 3 and above, out of 6.
  • Professional Pilot Progrm students should have completed High School or equivilent.
  • All pilots must be in good physical health to pass a Class 1 FAA Medical evaluation.
How much does the program Cost?

The price varies depending on the course or program you want. Contact the admissions team and share what your goals are including aviation experience you already have. For example; are you interested in full professional pilot, multi engine course, or university instructor certificate?

Do we have a payment plan?

Yes, for the full program the payment plan is 10,000 initial deposit and then 5,000 per month. This allows the full program to be funded within the 10 months of the program. 

How many airplanes and CFIs do we have?

We have over 40 airplanes and more than 40 instructors. Including 4 Piper Senecas, the largest fleet of multi engine aircraft in South Florida.

Do we provide housing to students?

Yes, we have housing available for students. There are school managed dorms all within 5 Km / 3 Miles of the base. This allows for biking or walking without the need for a car. Most are shared rooms in 2/3 bedrooms units. All furniture, wifi and utilities are included.

What is included in the program?

This varies per course. The tuition includes syllabus flight hours, one-on-one instruction, and ground schools. Non-tuition items are paid to other institutions include FAA Medical, TSA, fingerprints, FAA written exams, FAA oral exam, renters insurance, medical insurance, and materials. All of these are considered additional expenses, student should budget an additional 10% of your course.

How often does Wayman perform maintenance on their planes?
Wayman has an excellent FAA certified Part 145 Repair Station and maintenance facility. Mr Wayman, the founder is an A&P mechanic and Inspector as well as an ATP pilot. We have one of the most comprehensive flight school maintenance programs in the country. Our line technicians inspect aircraft daily. Scheduled fleet maintenance is done every 100 hours flight, oil change every 50 hours, and thorough annual inspections.
Can I work while I'm doing my flight training?

The M1 Visa does not allow for work for Non-citizens, you are designated as a full time student. 

Can I rent an aircraft from you?
No, our airplanes are dedicated for educational use. However you can purchase an Introductory flight service to fly over Miami and south beach.