International Students

Most aviation experts predict the professional pilots in 2013, due to the global shortage of pilots retired airline pilot pool expansion and contraction of the culmination, due to cost constraints or training.

As far as I know, the airline has not publicly addressed the issue, but I believe they will be scrambling to fill the retirees and general wear and tear the gap left.

In my opinion, there has never been a more promising future predicted for many years. Will have the opportunity, we will open soon you do not want to be caught off guard, if you are looking for a career Aviation window.

OCFC will help you get the necessary ratings to start your professional future as an airline. We provide pilot training through the Air Transport Pilot rating, to accommodate private pilot license from your career goals.

To begin flight training and Orange County Flight Center as an international student, follow these steps:

Step 1: Admission

All international students must provide the following apply:

  • I-20: $ 175 non-refundable fee to process the information you needed to I-20. All foreign students must have an I-20 form to get into the United States. In the information received your I-20 fee and your I-20 form, the Orange County Flight Center will send a letter to your approval and completed I-20 form. I downloaded -20 form. Download credit card authorization form

  • English Profficiency: All students are required to demonstrate English proficiency. A TOEIC (Test of English International Communication) score of 650 or above is required.
  • Bank Statement: bank statement is requested as payment for flight training capabilities and living expenses, while the training of proof.
  • Medical: All students must qualify for the FAA medical care. For more information, please visit the Federal Aviation Administration Web site

Step 2: SEVIS Form I-901

Access completed I-901 process.

Step 3: M-1 student visa

In order to obtain M-1 student visa, please call the nearest US embassy set up an appointment to obtain a visa approval. The US Embassy will need to see the following files: I-20 form, passport, financial statements and payment receipts form I-901. Please bring all your files embassy required (specific documents may vary by country). Your visit embassy will also need a brief interview. The length of time for this process vary by state. You will be notified whether they have been approved or disagree. US Embassy will provide you, the student, with the M-1 student visa permittiing you to enter the United States.

Step 4: TSA clearance

You can get TSA clearance from the United States or from your country. Access apply TSA gap in the US Note: Our company is the US aircraft Exchange DBA Orange County Flight Center.

Step 5: Down Payment

Begin flight training $ 2,500 deposit. Download credit card authorization form

Step 6: OCFC Training Documents

All former students must submit the following form, flight training can begin.

Step 7: Living Arrangements

Contact Anne on temporary living arrangements more information when you arrive. We have negotiated discounted prices some hotels within walking distance to the John Wayne Airport.

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