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Affordable, Personalized, Insurance Company Approved Cessna Citation Type Rating Training in both the simulator and the airplane

Professional Cessna Citation 500 Type Rating Training

Executive Flight Training is a Cessna Citation Type Rating school that I started in 1986 while I was a Captain/Check Pilot with US Airways. For the last twenty five years, I have specialized in Cessna Citation type ratings on a one to one basis. No large classes or training with pilots at a different experience level. I offer training to pilots that have come to the realization that a cookie cutter approach to training is not appropriate for them. Many of my clients have attended big name simulator schools only to find that the impersonal, repetitive syllabus inhibit learning. As an alternative, I offer the best Cessna Citation flight training available utilizing my simulator and my Citation on an accelerated, flexible, and affordable basis. I avoid the distractions or delays of a large flight school and my program is always individualized to your experience level. As an experienced Cessna Citation instructor with over 10,000 hours of instructional experience, I avoid trivial information and emphasize safety and operational efficiency. And to be honest, no matter where you go for training, the quality of the training experience is directly related to the quality of the instructor. Finally, I train at your convenience and on your schedule.

My priorities are:

  • Training safer pilots through superior instruction using both a simulator as well as the Cessna Citation.
  • Conferring useful tips and techniques learned from teaching hundreds of Cessna Citation pilots each year.
  • Exceeding FAA or insurance requirements for initial Cessna Citation type rating training in the minimum amount of time.
  • Offering an alternative to simulator schools by providing experience in both the simulator and the airplane.

Regardless of your experience level, you will leave here a better and safer pilot than when you arrived.

Doug Carmody
Executive Flight Training
FITS member