OBAP-Luke Weathers Flight Academy
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Frequently Asked Questions

How old do I have to be?

16 or older. You must be 16 by July 1st of the summer participating.

Are there other requirements?

Click here to see a full list of requirements.

Where is the academy located?

The Luke Weathers Flight Academy is located in Olive Branch, MS at 11299 Airport Rd.

How long will it take?

9-12 months of total immersive training.

How much will it cost?

As a non-profit, we keep fixed cost low and training that exceed FAR Part 61/141 minimums. 

Is financing available?

OBAP offers full financing solutions for successful career training through lenders, if qualified.

What will I receive when I complete the academy?

You will graduate from the LWFA Pilot Program earning your Commercial Single-Engine pilot certificate with Certificated Flight Instructor certificate. After graduating the program, you receive a guaranteed Flight Instructor job with LWFA/Air Venture, where you can be eligible to receive airline tuition reimbursement and gain the necessary flight experience to reach airline hiring minimums of 1500 hours.

How do I get started?

If you meet all qualifications, click here to select the correct path to apply!