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We’ve been training pilots in Texas for more than 50 years, and we offer several key advantages. At TSTC, your classroom will be a dual runway airport with an operational control tower at the largest airport in the U.S. operated by an educational institution.

All of our instructors are certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). They bring high levels of professional aviation experience from civil and military backgrounds. Our airport and seasoned instructors will train you in:

  • Aviation Navigation and Meteorology
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Aerodynamics
  • Instruments
  • Commercial and Aviation Flight
  • Aviation Law

You can also choose to become certified as a flight instructor at the end of your degree.

Program Details

The Aircraft Pilot Training (APT) program at Texas State Technical College in Waco employs additional minimum requirements beyond the college application for admission into the program. Review the requirements carefully. Additional information can be found in the Informational Download section.

Because this program may prepare you for an occupational license, read additional information about HB1508 Occupational License Eligibility.


Find out what scholarships are available to you.

Degree Plans

Search Degree Plans:
Aircraft Pilot Training - Airplane Specialization
AAS Associate of Applied Science

Please carefully review the breakdown of estimated costs, additional program requirements and FAQ’s which can be found in the Resources section on this page. 

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