L3Harris Flight Academy


L3Harris Flight Academy and CommutAir have come together to provide L3Harris cadets with access to resources and guidance to make a seamless transition from flight school to an airline career!

CommutAir Development Program

Enrolling in our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track will provide you with the opportunity to apply to become a CommutAir cadet. CommutAir pilots have access to a direct path to United Airlines!

Students enrolled in the CommutAir Pilot Development programs complete a thorough mentoring process to gain an understanding of airline operations and professionalism. Once completed, students may participate in a paid internship and interview for a contingent job offer before they graduate from their collegiate programs.

Benefits of flying for CommutAir include:

  • Up to $74,000 as a first year First Officer
  • Electronic Flight Bag (EFB)
  • Industry Leading Commuter Benefits
  • Preferential Bidding System
  • No-Cost ATP/CTP Course
  • EWR and IAD – Our crew bases are at United hubs – one hop away from most airports
Pilot training programs

Why join CommutAir?

  • 1,000 weekly flights
  • United Airlines Career Path Program
  • Flights to 50+ destinations
  • Fleet of Embraer ERJ145s

Get in touch today and start your journey!

Do you have any questions about starting your pilot training journey at L3Harris Flight Academy? Please send us a message and an Admissions Officer will be happy to assist.

From CommutAir to United Airlines

Take advantage of CommutAir's Pilot Development Program and their United Career Path Program! Find out how you can go from no flight experience to flying at United Airlines via CommutAir:

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Step 1 - Enroll at L3Harris

The first step in your journey to becoming an airline pilot is to enroll in our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track. Both of these programs include accredited curriculum and airline oriented training that can take you from no experience to becoming a Certified Flight Instructor in as little as 15 months!

Step 2 - Join the Pilot Development Program

The next step is to apply to the CommutAir Pilot Development Program. If accepted, you will be receive mentoring and an opportunity to participate in a paid internship!

Step 3 - Build your experience

Those that complete our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track are guaranteed an interview to flight instruct at L3Harris in Florida. Our Instructors fly an average of 100 hours per month and 96% of our cadets who stay at L3Harris to instruct are placed at an airline!

Step 4 - Become an airline pilot

After reaching the FAA mandated 1500 hours of flight time, you will be eligible to earn your Airline Transport Pilot Certificate. As a CommutAir First Officer, you can receive up to $74,000 your first year!

Step 5 - Fly at United Airlines

The United Career Path Program (CPP) is designed to identify talented CommutAir pilot recruits and place them on a direct path to a United Airlines flight deck. The record is 2 years and 10 days from CommutAir Indoc to United Indoc! The major airlines await!

Pilot training programs

Professional Pilot Program

Professional Pilot Program

How to become a pilot in the USA

Our Flight Academy is equipped to start your career as a pilot, whether you’re just leaving school or later in life. L3Harris help people reach their dreams.

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