Commercial Pilot Training in Mesa

Commercial Pilot Training Mesa: Launch Your Aviation Career With UND Aerospace

Are you ready to take your passion for flying to new heights? Look no further than UND Aerospace Foundation, Mesa. As one of the premier flight schools in Mesa, we have an exceptional commercial pilot training program that equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in the dynamic world of aviation.

At UND Aerospace, we understand that becoming a commercial pilot is a dream for many, and we’re here to help make that dream a reality. Our state-of-the-art facilities, experienced instructors, and cutting-edge training equipment provide the perfect environment for students to master the art of commercial aviation.

What Is Commercial Pilot Training?

Commercial pilot training is the next step in an aspiring pilot’s journey, building upon the foundation established during private pilot training. This advanced program prepares students to operate larger, more complex aircraft in various operational environments, from busy airports to remote airfields.

The commercial pilot certificate allows pilots to:

  • Fly aircraft for hire, such as charter flights, aerial photography, banner towing,
  • Have the opportunity to operate aircraft with more than one engine
  • Carry passengers or cargo for compensation
  • Fly at higher altitudes and in more challenging weather conditions

Our Mesa campus has a commercial pilot training program designed to provide students with the comprehensive knowledge and practical skills required to excel as professional commercial pilots. From advanced aircraft handling and navigation to complex decision-making and emergency procedures, our rigorous curriculum and training ensure our graduates are well-equipped to safely and proficiently operate a wide range of aircraft.

Why Choose Mesa For Your Commercial Pilot Training?

Arizona provides the ideal environment for flight training:

  • Year-round flying weather with over 300 days of sunshine annually
  • Diverse terrain for varied flight experiences
  • Uncongested airspace perfect for training flights
  • Proximity to major airports for real-world experience
  • Stunning sceneries, including the Superstition Mountains, The Grand Canyon, and the Sonoran Desert, to name a few.

When you enroll at our state-of-the-art flight school Mesa, you’ll benefit from years of experience and excellence in commercial flight training. Plus, the location of our flight school within the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport puts you right in the heart of Arizona’s thriving aerospace community.


To obtain a commercial pilot license, you’ll need to meet the following FAA requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Hold a private pilot certificate.
  • Receive relevant training and an endorsement from an authorized flight instructor.
  • Have an instrument rating certificate.
  • Log at least 250 hours of flight time, with at least 100 hours as pilot in command.
  • Pass a commercial pilot written exam.
  • Complete a commercial pilot practical test (checkride)

Why UND Aerospace Is The Go-To Choice for Commercial Pilot Training in Mesa

As one of the leading flight schools in Arizona, the UND Aerospace Foundation is renowned for its unwavering commitment to excellence in collegiate aviation education. Our Mesa flight school boasts a fleet of modern, well-maintained aircraft, advanced flight simulators, and highly experienced instructors committed to nurturing the next generation of pilots.

Our commercial pilot training program is designed to meet and exceed industry standards, ensuring our graduates are well-prepared to tackle the challenges and responsibilities of this esteemed profession. From mastering complex maneuvers to honing emergency response skills, each aspect of our training is designed to produce competent, safety-conscious pilots.

Ready To Enroll?

With our rich history of aviation education excellence, state-of-the-art facilities, certified flight instructors, and a prime location in Mesa, UND Aerospace offers aspiring commercial pilots the ideal flight training to learn and hone their skills. Our comprehensive curriculum, experienced instructors, and vast industry connections and partnerships provide everything you need to launch a successful commercial pilot career.

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