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 ($13,526.81 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 or contact the Muskagee Education Office:
1 888 442 4551 (1 888 GIBILL 1) or:

*GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at