FIT Aviation

FIT Aviation

Globally training qualified aviation professionals

About Us

Legacy of Excellence

Aviation Programs oversees all flight training operations at the Florida Institute of Technology. Whether it is with its light airplane training provider, FIT Aviation, or through its Simulation Center, Florida Tech Aviation Programs has everything to offer for your flight training needs.

Since its beginning in 1968, FIT Aviation has excelled in all phases of aviation training. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Florida Institute of Technology and is located at the Melbourne International Airport on Florida’s Space Coast.

Florida Tech is one of the elite few to offer a dual degree programs with flight options through the College of Aeronautics and we are proud to be part of this exciting program. You will find our graduates in nearly every airline as well as in airport management and administration all over the world. From the latest technology in flight training with a state-of-the-art new facility to a brand-new fleet of glass-cockpit Piper airplanes, Aviation Programs offers the very best in aviation education. 

Aviation Programs provides training for pilots under the supervision of both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). We offer licenses from Private through ATP, Flight Instructor – Instrument and Multi-Engine. We also offer unique courses such as Conventional Gear, Aerobatics, Air Taxi, Complex Instruments, and more. Our staff is highly motivated to not only give students the best training possible, but also to instill the same love of flying they experience.

In addition to training Florida Tech students, our experienced instructors provide flight training to the world's best airlines as well as the general public – offering courses from beginning through advanced. 

Our award winning full-service Maintenance Department is top-notch and the staff of certified A & P mechanics are highly trained in the maintenance of single and light twin-engine aircraft. We also have a full-service Pilot Shop for customer convenience in finding aviation supplies, clothing, and gifts.

We invite you to visit FIT Aviation in person to experience the excellence we bring to flight training. We are open from 8am to 5pm.