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Program Discounts

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Active School / College Student Discount

If you are an active student at any accredited High School or college, you are eligible to participate in any and all flight training program/s offered by Orange County Flight Center, (OCFC) at a discounted rate on ALL aircraft rental and instruction rates. A valid Student Identification Card issued by the school/college is required. There is no minimum age to commence flight training. You must be 16 years old to solo and 17 years old to obtain your private pilot’s license. You must be a US citizen or be TSA approved. A 15% discount will be offered to all eligible school/college student intending to complete their training program on all aircraft and instruction rates described in Rate Sheet ‘A’. 

Furthermore, in addition to the 15% discount, a Block rate program completion discount credit described in Rate Sheet ‘B’ will also be made available to those active candidates/students committed to complete their signed for training program at OCFC.

Women in Aviation Discount

If you are an active member and can establish your membership of the following organizations you are eligible to participate in any and all flight training program/s offered by Orange County Flight Center, (OCFC) at a discounted rate on ALL aircraft rental and instruction rates.

  • The Ninety Nines, Inc.
  • Girls with Wings;
  • The International Society of Women;
  • Women In Aviation
  • Women in Corporate Aviation.
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Other

There is no minimum age to commence flight training.  You must be 16 years old to solo and 17 years old to obtain your private pilot’s license.  You must be a US citizen or be TSA approved.  A 15% discount will be offered to all eligible members of the aforementioned organizations intending to complete their training program on all aircraft and instruction rates described in Rate Sheet ‘A’.  Furthermore, in addition to the 15% discount, a Block rate program completion discount credit described in Rate Sheet ‘B’ will also be made available to those active members of the aforementioned organizations committed to complete their signed for training program at OCFC.

U.S. Military / Law Enforcement / Fire Department / Servicemembers & US Veterans

If you are an active/current employee of any state, federal, county or city law enforcement including but not limited to Active duty members of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard; Members of the Reserve component when serving on active duty; Members of the National Guard; Active duty commissioned officers of the Public Health Service or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Police or Sheriff’s department, Fire Department, U.S. military, U.S. Marshall, U.S. Veteran you are eligible to participate in any and all flight training program/s offered by Orange County Flight Center, (OCFC) at a discounted rate on ALL aircraft rental and instruction rates. 

You must be a US citizen or be TSA approved if a non-US citizen. A 15% discount will be offered to all eligible members of the aforementioned organizations intending to complete their training program on all aircraft and instruction rates described in Rate Sheet ‘A’. Furthermore, in addition to the 15% discount, a Block rate program completion discount credit described in Rate Sheet ‘B’ will also be made available to those active members of the aforementioned organizations committed to complete their signed for training program at OCFC.

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Veterans Benefits

OCFC is approved by the United States Veterans Administration to accept VA benefits. The United States Veterans Administration will pay up to 100% of flight training costs for Instrument Course, Commercial Pilot Course and Flight Instructor Course. The VA does limit the amount that may be paid annually and will pay up to the minimum cost of the flight program based upon FAA Part 141 stated minimum hours to complete the course. The Veterans Administration will not fund the initial Private Pilot course.

THE POST-9/11 GI BILL
As a veteran or active service member, you and/or your family may be eligible to use educational benefits provided by the Post-9/11 GI Bill for tuition and expenses at OCFC.

The Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits are disbursed in multiple payments, including tuition and fee payments, housing allowance and a books/supplies stipend.

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