Ignite Flight Academy

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Your Flight Path to Success

11-month pilot career program

Ignite Flight Academy is a Premier Flight School in Lincoln, Nebraska Empowering Pilots through Comprehensive Training & Support

Big Academy Advantages. Small School Feel.

Experience all the resources of a large academy without feeling like a "number."

New Facility

Dedicated facility designed specifically for flight training.

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Hands-on Training

Experience in-person classes for real-world flight training. Learn from expert instructors, gain essential aviation skills, and connect with industry professionals.

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One Priority

Flight training is not just something we offer — it is our sole focus.

"What I've always wanted to do is build the flight school that I wish would have been there for me. We love what we do and we want people to succeed in it without all the barriers."

– Bill Heckathorn, President and Owner of Ignite Flight Academy

A PASSION TO SERVE OTHERS WITH EXCELLENCE
IGNITE FLIGHT ACADEMY

PILOT CAREER BENEFITS

Pilots statistically have the highest job satisfaction, longevity, and most of all, fun at their job.

AWESOME VIEW

Aircraft cockpits offer the best "office views" available.

WORKING HOURS

Average weekly working hours of a commercial airline pilot in the USA is 25 hours.

Actually GET PAID

They actually pay you to fly sweet aircraft and travel the world.

JOB SECURITY

You can expect excellent job security both in the short and long term in your pilot career.

Airline Partners

MAKING PILOTS EVERYDAY

Ignite Flight Academy has trained hundreds of pilots and our team would love to help you achieve your dream and new career.

Our students had the opportunity to hear from Henry Berning, former flight instructor and currently a first officer at Commute Air. He was able to share his journey to where he is now and give our students some great advice!
It's a big day! Congrats, Ethan on passing your Private Pilot Checkride!
Congrats, Tessa! Officially Instrument Rated!
Great job, Brendan on securing your Private Pilot's License!
It's a big day for Carter! Congratulations on your first solo!
Congrats, Steven on your MEI!
First Solo in the Books! Congrats, Acker!
Officially a private pilot! Congrats, Kodie!

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