Veteran and GI Bill
General Information on Veterans Educational Benefits
As a legacy organization of General Claire Lee Chennault and his Flying Tigers, GCFTA is proud to support all who have served and are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces.
We are here to help our service members utilizing VA benefits. Our staff is experienced in assisting veterans with navigating the process and helping you achieve your aviation goals.
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Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvement Act Of 2010
Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits may be used for up to 15 years from the date of last discharge or release from active duty. Veterans are eligible after completing 90 days of aggregate service.
To qualify for these benefits, the veteran must have a Private Pilot’s License and valid medical certificate before beginning a reimbursable pilot training program. *
*All flight training except for Private Pilot training is covered under this bill.
Montgomery GI Bill
This benefit may be used for flight training. The VA reimbursement is typically 60% and can be used for training following receipt of a Private Pilot’s License. *
MGIB benefits may be used for up to 10 years from the date of last discharge or release from active duty. (The 10 year period can be extended under special circumstances. Contact the VA for details).
*VA does not cover DPE Checkride fees (Certification Fee). All flight training except for Private Pilot training is covered under this bill.