L3Harris Flight Academy
L3Harris is proud to work with Avelo Airlines on the Avelo Direct Program, a direct pathway to the flight deck for students!
Avelo Direct Program
From student to Boeing 737 First Officer
Students and Flight Instructors at L3Harris can now benefit from our relationship with Avelo Airlines! Successful completion of this pathway program takes you directly from student, to Instructor at L3Harris, to First Officer with Avelo!
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Avelo Airlines operate a fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft across more than 30 destinations in the United States.
Avelo First Officers earn $105 per hour in their first year with Captains earning up to $259 per hour.
How the Avelo Direct Program Works
Step 1 - NOW - Enroll at L3Harris
Enroll in the Accelerated Airline Pilot Track. This program includes accredited curriculum and airline-oriented training that takes you to Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) in as little as 12 months.
Step 2 - Build Your Experience as a CFI
All student pilots completing our AAPT program are guaranteed an interview to become a CFI with L3Harris, so you can earn money while building flight hours.
Step 3 - Interview
When you have achieved between 1,000 and 1,200 hours total flight time, our team will work with Avelo to recommend eligible Instructors for interview!
Step 4 - Transition
When you reach our 1,500 hours of flight time, complete your ATP CTP course and Jet Transition Program.
Step 5 - Career
Start your career as a First Officer for Avelo Airlines!