• EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE

    "Thanks again for the great training course, it was really an exceptional experience and I look forward to recurrent."
    --B. Gale

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  • VIDEO REFERRAL

    "Training was concise and professional. I highly recommend Doug."
    --B. Gale

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  • OUTSTANDING TRAINING

    "Thanks again for the outstanding training we received with you. We are looking forward to many hours of safe and comfortable operation."
    --D. George

  • PROFESSIONAL AND KNOWLEDGEABLE

    "Thank you for the most informative comprehensive checkout. Your staff was very professional, knowledgeable and helpful."
    --T. Brennison

  • THANK YOU

    "What a pleasure it was to train with you. I learned more in a few hours than I would have learned in an entire day at any of the big name training establishments."
    --P. LaBerge

  • PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION

    "I think it was a well worth trip to travel 20+ hours all the way from Hong Kong. I appreciate your professional instruction."
    --J. Tse, Senior First Officer

  • STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

    "I feel the training that I received from you was more thorough than some of the SIMCOM instructors that I've had. Thank you once again." --J. Huff

  • A GIFT FOR TEACHING

    "Capt. Carmody has a gift for teaching. His thorough, up-to-date mastery of all aspects of aviation is complemented by a strong ability to impart knowledge." --V. Moorefield, Ph.D.

  • COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING

    "Never before has my training been as enjoyable or comprehensive as it was at Executive Flight Training." --M. Buckley

  • INCREASED MY SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE

    "The training was excellent and has greatly increased both my skills and confidence."
    --B. Flanagan

  • FOCUSED AND KNOWLEDGEABLE

    "I have never met anyone as focused, and knowledgeable about all aspects of aviation..."
    --Dr. P. DeFranco

  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

    "I would recommend your course to anyone without reservation and I feel very privileged that I was able to complete this with you." --J. Hanna

  • A GREAT INSTRUCTOR

    "You are a great instructor and have developed a great training program."--M. Leahy

  • SUPERLATIVE TRAINING

    "Thank you very kindly for the excellent facilities and superlative training you provided me. The wealth of aviation experience you offer is phenomenal." --D. Shepherd


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Cessna Citation 500/525 Recurrent Training

Welcome to Executive Flight Training! My name is Doug Carmody, former US Airways Pilot, current FAA Pilot Proficiency Examiner (PPE) and professional Cessna Citation instructor. I started Executive Flight Training (EFT) almost 30 years ago as an alternative to simulator training offered by the larger Cessna Citation type rating schools. EFT is a boutique flight school offering personalized syllabi, one-on-one flight training, and a relaxed, professional learning atmosphere.

My personalized approach means you'll be certified faster and feel 100% confident in your ability to fly the Cessna Citation. No packed classrooms, no "war stories," no wasted time-just results. It is individualized training based on your flight experience, training needs, and demanding schedule. Whether you're looking for Citation 500 or CJ recurrent training, EFT can accommodate your every request.

Traditional Recurrent Path

I designed the traditional Recurrent path exclusively for those type rated pilots experienced in the Citation 500 or CJ needing a FAR 61.58 Check. The recurrent path offers ground school and flight training with expert insights from a CFI with over 10,000 hours of instructional experience. Plus, we offer a training schedule tailored to your needs rather than the needs of an entire class. We train at your location, in your Citation.

Working Recurrent Path

Many pilots have demanding schedules and do not have time to attend a time intensive, rigidly scheduled and crowded Citation recurrent training event. They need an insurance approved, recurrent training program that also meets 14CFR part 61.58 and that fits their schedule. As a FAA approved Pilot Proficiency Examiner (PPE), I travel to you and conduct your training while you fly a normal trip. This "Working Recurrent " saves you time and money. Of course, some maneuvers have to be accomplished without passengers.

For pilots who are just getting familiar with the Citation, my Initial Type Rating path is the safest, fastest, and most personalized training available on the market today. You'll have complete access to EFT's advanced flight simulator, a syllabus tailored specifically to your needs, and exclusive hands-on training with me personally, all for a price that's less expensive than most big-box schools.

Visit our Citation Recurrent Training or Citation CJ recurrent training page for more information about my recurrent path.

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