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Flight lessons are conducted at the Melbourne Municipal Airport.
Yes. As an aviation student you will operate the controls a majority of the time. The aircraft are equipped with dual controls in the event that the instructor needs to fly. For example, the instructor may demonstrate a maneuver and then have the student perform the maneuver.
Yes. An FAA medical is required to fly an aircraft solo or to act as Pilot-in-Command. Applicants who fail to meet certain requirements or who have physical disabilities, which might limit, but not prevent, their acting as pilots will need to work with the FAA to obtain a special authorization.
Upon your request, a combination medical certificate and student pilot certificate will be issued by an FAA-Authorized Aviation Medical Examiner upon the satisfactory completion of your physical examination.
Yes. Flight fees are charge in addition to the tuition and fees charged to attend Ozarka.
There are a number of financial aid options available for students. These include grants, scholarships, and loans. Students should contact the financial aid office for more information.
Students will graduate with a Private Pilot Certificate. This will allow you to operate small (less than 12,500 lbs.) non-turbine aircraft throughout the National Airspace System. Students wishing to work in the aviation industry will be ready to continue their education at either our partner 4-year school or through additional flight training.
No. The airlines require that pilots have an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate. This requires a commercial pilot certificate along with 1,500 hours of flight experience (unless the pilot meets all the requirements for an Restricted-ATP).
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Ozarka College Aviation
ATTN: Ozarka Aviation
524A Airport Road
Melbourne, AR 72556




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John Catlett
Director of Aviation
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Tim Ambrose
Flight Instructor
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Kelly Shell
Administrative Assistant

Scholarships are Available