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Private Pilot License is a great opportunity for you to start a private pilot career!


After 10-15 hours of flight training, your multi-engine instructor can sign you off to take the FAA practical test


The easiest FAA license to earn is the recreational or Sport Light Aircraft license


For a pilot in command of an airplane, the instrument proficiency check must include the procedures and maneuvers for a commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating and, if required, for the appropriate type rating.


To act as the PIC under IFR or in weather conditions less than VFR, you must be instrument current

Flight Sim

Engineered to be introduced in the first stages of a pilot’s aviation experience, the TouchTrainer FM 210 Flight Simulator provides an immersive dual seat cockpit.

Finish Up Training

Our Finish-Up Program is one of our most popular training programs. We re-train advanced pilots each month.


Upon completion of the commercial course, students can work and get paid right away.


After receiving a CFI license you get a green light to be employed as a flight instructor!


BFR A biennial flight review or a periodic flight review is mandated for pilots by the aviation authorities of many countries.

Take your existing flying skills
to the next level!

Island Air Express is an authorized Cessna Pilot Center, so you know exactly what to expect…top notch instructors, a proven curriculum, and an effective training system.

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with us


Working hours:Monday — Friday: 8.00am - 9.00pm

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport

5325 Johnny Reaver Road, Suite 104Panama City Beach, FL 32409

Island Air Express was established in 1994 by military veterans, father and son, Morris, Sr. and Ron Jarmon. We are located at the Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (KECP) in Panama City Beach, Florida. 

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COVID-19 Precautions

At Island Air Express Panama City we are taking the necessary precautions to protect you, your family, and others against Covid-19. We follow the CDC guidelines and enforce wearing a mask at all times in the airplane, inside of public places, and encourage social distancing.

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