Aspiring to fly Dreaming of flying or just starting to explore
United Aviate Academy
Start your flight training at United Aviate Academy and work toward your Private Pilot License (PPL) to become eligible for Aviate.
Student or parent of a young aspiring pilot
You’re a young aviation enthusiast between the ages of 8 and 17 or a parent of an aspiring pilot who wants to explore the freedom of flight.
Already training Learning to fly at an Aviate partner university or flight school
Building experience Completing R-ATP/ATP flight hour minimums
Currently building flight hours
You’re building experience toward completing R-ATP/ATP flight hour minimums with an Aviate partner.
Flying for UAX Piloting regionals for United Express®
Pilot at a United Express Aviate program partner
You’re flying, or about to fly, for one of our United Express Aviate regional partners.
Part of the United family United Aviate Family Programs
Current United employee
You're currently employed at United and want to transition to a career as a pilot.
Child of a current United employee
You have at least one parent employed (active or furloughed) by United with at least 24 months of active service.
Former United Flight Ops intern
You have successfully completed a Flight Operations Professional Pilot internship with United Airlines.
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