VA Pilot Program

Skymates Flight Academy offers flight training programs that are approved by the Texas Veteran Commission for those VA eligible individuals seeking GI Bill benefits.

The education programs available are:

  • Chapter 30: Montgomery G.I. Bill- Active duty
  • Chapter 1606: Montgomery G.I. Bill- Select Reserve
  • Chapter 1607: Reservist Education Assistance Program (REAP)

VA reimburses Veteran 60% of the approved charges in approved courses

  • Chapter 33: Post 9/11 G.I. Bill
    VA reimburses Veteran the lesser of the two costs:
    1.  Full cost of training
    2.  Annual maximum amount of training ($11,562.86 per academic year). Academic year is between August 1-July 31

The approved FAA part 141 courses are:

  • Instrument rating
  • Commercial certificate
  • Multi Engine
  • Certified Flight Instructor
  • Certified Flight Instructor Instrument
  • Multi Engine Instructor

If you have any question you can email Gianluca Fausti luca@skymates.com or contact the Muskagee Education Office:
1 888 442 4551 (1 888 GIBILL 1) or: www.benefits.va.gov