Launch your professional pilot career today!


Air Associates of Kansas has partnered with Kansas State Polytechnic to provide you with the bachelor’s degree and training you need to reach your aviation goals. The life of a professional pilot is exciting and adventurous. To achieve a successful career as a pilot, it is essential to obtain a bachelor’s degree, possess pilot ratings and build flight times.


What are you waiting for? Launch your aviation career today!

Get your flight training

Stay in the Kansas City metropolitan area and complete your flight training with us. The Kansas State academic advisors can help you determine the flight ratings that are appropriate for your career goals.

Get your degree

Our partnership allows students to pursue a K-State Bachelor of Technology Management degree with a concentration area in aviation/professional. Students can complete general education face-to-face or online at an institution of their choice. Online courses to complete the aviation core are available through K-State Polytechnic.

The Technology Management degree pairs courses in flight and general aviation with advanced business studies. Achieve your dreams of becoming a professional pilot while having the peace of mind that should life ground you for any reason, you have professional and practical leadership skills to advance your career in the diverse field of aviation business.

"Best flight school in the Kansas City area! Friendly and professional staff along with well-maintained and the most modern Cessna aircraft available for rental and instruction!"

K. Kitchens, Kansas City

"A very professional organization that provides excellent service. My experience has always been positive and the staff is always pleasant to work with."

R. Both, St. Louis

"Excellent instructors, excellent environment. Always felt welcome, and had plenty of help and support to achieve my goal of flight."

A. Coy, St. Louis

Alpha Pilot Academy is Kansas City’s premier flight school. APA is a a designated Cessna Pilot Center and a Part 141 flight school. Fill out the form to get started today!

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