Calling all current military, exiting military entering the workforce and their spouses!
NOTE: This program is also available to any resident of:
Bay, Escambia, Franklin, Gulf, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Wakulla Counties in Florida.
Applications are accepted into each Stage of the program by seat availability and performance in coursework and training. Priority seating is given to exiting military members and their spouses.
Online instruction by GCSC & USI Instructors. These hybrid live instruction programs can be completed from the comfort of your home. Flight training will take place onsite and will occur at the end of each program cycle.
5 Week condensed course (Includes 1 week in-person flight training) at a location TBD
Upcoming Start Dates: July 5, 2022 (Must register by June 21, 2022) | August 22, 2022 (Must register by August 8, 2022)
16 Week course
Next Start Date: August 22, 2022(Must register by August 8, 2022)
11 Week course (includes 2-3 weeks of in-person flight training) at a location TBD
Start Date: August 22, 2022 (Register by August 8, 2022)
Scholarships for individuals residing in one of the following Florida counties cover the cost of Stage 1 and Stage 2 tuition and certification.
Bay, Escambia, Franklin, Gulf, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Wakulla Counties in Florida
NOTE: Students must obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA (Part 107) prior to the completion of Stage 1. The cost of the exam is $175 and the student is responsible for covering the cost. However, upon successful completion, the student may qualify for reimbursement from USI. The Part 107 exam is not provided by USI or Gulf Coast State College.
6 PM to 8 PM. We are flexible and if another time works better (5-7 or 7-9) will hold the sessions then for a majority of the class. The instructor will accommodate the class.