Licenses & Approvals


At Pinnacle Aviation Academy, we believe that you deserve the very best flight training experience, and that’s why we hold ourselves to the highest standards in flight training.  We prove our dedication to these values by submitting to rigorous industry standards.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Approved

PAA is approved by the United States FAA for both part 61 and 141 training.  This means that the training facilities, curriculum, Chief Flight Instructors and aircraft are inspected and approved by the FAA.  You can trust PAA to provide you top-quality training and the best experience possible.

SEVP Approved

PAA is approved as a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) school.  This enables PAA to accept international students and can assist students in obtaining the necessary documents to study in the USA.  Pinnacle Aviation Academy is very accustomed to helping foreign students obtain an M-1 Visa.  To learn more about the U.S. Visa process, please click here.

Authorized Cessna Pilot Center

PAA is an authorized Cessna Pilot Center, assuring you of the very highest standards of safety, comfort and quality pilot education that you would expect from a professional flight academy.

Approved Computer Assisted Testing Service

PSI and Computer Assisted Testing Service delivers computer-based examinations for Sponsors and Agencies involved in educational, licensing, or certification testing. We can administer all required FAA knowledge tests in our own facility. We can also accommodate students from other flight schools or independent instructors who need to take one or more required exams.

We invite you to start your pilot pathway at PAA today by completing the Request Information Form above or by calling us directly at (760) 929-1009.