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Lucrative, High Growth FAA  141/142 Flight School for Sale (East Coast, USA)

Our client is one of the largest FAA 141/142 flight training schools in the USA, renowned for delivering superior flight and ground instruction and boasting one of the highest pass rates in history.  


Operating from 2 offices in the same international airport, the school offers a comprehensive 360-degree training solution to Airlines, Universities, and Individuals around the world. It can train students from zero hours until becoming an Airline pilot with a B737NG or A320 type rating. 


On behalf of our client, we are looking for buyers to acquire their business (exit 100%). Its scalable operation and independence from third-party providers offer buyers a compelling opportunity to acquire a lucrative, profitable, and high-growth business.  

This golden acquisition opportunity is uniquely suitable for:  


  • Private Equity/Aviation holding firms want to buy a standalone, profitable, high-growth business and take it to a new high.   

  • Airlines/Training organisations/educational groups want to expand their training capacity and integrate vertical FAA 141/142 training in their ecosystem.   

Client Description

Our client is a full-fledged flight school certified under FAA Part 141 and Part 142 regulations. 


Supported by highly skilled instructors, a standardised fleet of 21 aircraft, and advanced simulators in-house, the school offers the best training program for its students. It boasts prestigious certifications and strong partnerships, making it a sought-after solution for global aviation training needs.  
Committing to the highest standards of SAFETY, QUALITY, and EFFICIENCY, the school meets the demand for qualified flight training facilities.   


Situated at a prime location on the East Coast of USA, the school benefits from excellent weather conditions conducive to year-round flight training.  

The school operates out of a major international airport with excellent infrastructure, including large runways and various instrument approach procedures. 


FAA Part 141 & 142 Certified 
Holds Veterans Affairs (VA) Certification for training war veterans 
SEVP approved for international students (M1 visa) 

Financial Performance

Impressive growth in the last 3 years, Revenue and Net profit grow approx. 30% YOY 
Revenue: $8.2m in 2023, $10.3m in 2024 (est) 

Net income: $2.2m in 2023, $3.0m in 2024 (est).  

Aircraft & Simulator Fleet 

The school boasts a modern fleet of well-maintained 21 aircraft (owned outright) including Cessna 150, 152, and 172 models, as well as PA34 aircraft. 

3 flight simulators (2x B737NG (fix based) + 1x Redbird), providing students with realistic and comprehensive training experiences. 


The school has 2 campuses including 8,000 square feet of office/training space and 6,000 square feet of hangar space.   


Daily maintenance is conducted in-house, adhering to the highest FAA standards.  

Student accommodation 

The school offers modern, fully furnished housing options for students, including gated apartment communities and private homes with amenities such as pools and tennis courts. Additionally, car rental services are available to students.  

Management Team and Succession 

There is a solid management team and succession in place offer a seamless transition for the post-acquisition and take the business to a new high. 

Unique Selling Point 

  • Comprehensive Training Solution: Provides 360-degree training from zero experience to ATP with B737NG and A320 type ratings. 

  • Strong Industry Partnerships: Collaborations with major US universities and regional airlines, offering direct pathways to employment for graduates. 

  • Self-Examining Authority: Under FAA Part 141, allowing for streamlined licensing processes and enhanced student satisfaction. 

  • Global Reach: Approved by ICE under SEVP, enabling the training of foreign students with M1 visas 

The reason for the sale 

The owner wants to focus on their other business ventures 

Documents available: 

  • A Comprehensive Information Memorandum (IM) 

  • List of Aircraft  

  • Financial Statements for 2021,2022,2023 and 2024YTD (April) 

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