We are professional aviation instructors dedicated to meeting and exceeding your needs. We will make it fun, make it better, and make it happen.
Conveniently located at Mac Arthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma New York. Our location offers access to major airlines, hotels, and restaurants. Just minutes from the Long Island Railroad Ronkonkoma train station.
Begin an exciting career in aviation enrolled in our 200 hour curriculum.
Certified Aircraft Dispatchers are an essential component of aviation. They are commonly hired by both corporate and major/regional airline employers.
Tuition $5,085.00 includes materials for flight planning activities :
FAA practical and FAA knowledge examination expense not included in tuition.
Participant must purchase a current version of:
An electronic tablet, laptop, and flight calculator is recommended
Full-time schedule is 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, for approximately 6 weeks.
Part-time schedule available either 8:00 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm for 12-weeks. An evening schedule from 6:00 Pm to 10:00 pm available on request.
Instructor-led curriculum is delivered in a PowerPoint presentation format on a 70" HD monitor in a comfortable, clean, and temperature controlled classroom.
Minimum age to enroll is 21. Minimum age to receive certificate is 23 per FAA Part 65 regulations. You will be required to pass the Aircraft Dispatch FAA written exam and FAA practical exam. No other eligibility required.
Reduced attendance for qualified candidates with prior experience
Renew your knowledge in our 3 day curriculum (24 hour) or 5 day curriculum (40 hour) delivered from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Instructor-led curriculum is delivered in a PowerPoint presentation format in a comfortable clean classroom. Video conference via Zoom is available for your convenience.
Join dispatchers like yourself to share industry knowledge.
Our highly professional instructors can provide you one on one guidance to support you in passing your FAA written exam.
Zoom training available for your convenience.
With recent FAA approval to deliver the Aircraft Dispatch Certification curriculum via Live Learning the course can be attended via the ZOOM platform allowing remote attendance. The option will permit local students to reduce commute time and expense. And allow out-of state students to enroll with reduced housing and per diem cost. Live Learning includes 128 hours (68%) with the remaining 72 hours (36%) to be conducted in the classroom.
GATA instructors; Glenn, Ron, Dave & Victor. LOGO painted on the classroom wall and LOGO proudly display on polo shirt.
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2221 Smithtown Avenue, Ronkonkoma, New York 11779, United States
2023 Schedule (Full - time or Part-time enrollment): Will host 8 certification courses.
First class will be January 9, 2023
*February 20, 2023 (Day and Evening)
*March 04, 2023 (Weekend)
*April 03, 2023 (Day and Evening)
*May 15, 2023
*June 26, 2023
*August 07, 2023
*September 18, 2023
*October 30, 2023
2023 tuition $,5,085.00
Recurrent courses "will be on demand"
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