Merritt is located on the east coast of Florida, just minutes from the world famous Cocoa Beach and Kennedy Space Center complex. This facility offers FAA part 61 and 141 training with dedicated flight planning and briefing rooms, classrooms with state of the art training materials and AATD flight simulators, including our new 737-800NG training device.
The Merritt Training Center is the airport's FBO services provider (fueling, hangaring, tie-down, parking, aircraft rental, aircraft maintenance) and is an intrigue part of the airspace here. We have the latest in technology and computer based weather and flight planning services and conduct all JAA and FAA flight training courses from the private pilot to the complete airline transport pilot. There are classrooms, study areas, briefing rooms, break areas, and wireless Internet access.
Friendly Experienced Staff
Your Merritt Island instructors have real-time experience from military aviation transport to worldwide heavy jet civilian route experience. The office staff will make your time here comfortable and stress-free. Thousands of students have realized their dream in aviation through or doors.
Our fleet exceeds 45 aircraft, including single engine Cessna 162s, 172SPs and 172 G1000s, Piper Cadets, Warriors and Arrows, as well as multi engine Beechcraft Duchesses and Piper Seminoles.
Located right on an ocean inlet, student housing is as good as it gets. Modern apartments with hot tubs and pools, tennis courts, laundry facilities, lunch landscaping and a breathtaking view—within a reasonable distance from our school. Cadets share fully furnished apartments with three or four bedrooms, nice kitchen and common spaces, with all necessary furniture, bedding, cookware, laundry facilities and more.
For those students who require accommodations, the Clarion Hotel offers a discounted rate and is located less than two miles to our training facility and within walking distance to many nearby restaurants, supermarkets and department stores. The Clarion Hotel includes complimentary wireless internet access, a daily deluxe continental breakfast, in‐room safe, microwave and refrigerator, laundry facilities, and swimming pool.