Throughout your studies at OWA Student Services are on hand to help arrange extra guidance if its required.
If you wish information on Financial Assistance, OWA Admissions Officer can supply you with names of U.S. banks, if you have a relative in the U.S. who is a permanent resident and meets the bank’s eligibility requirements.
Our aircraft are the jewel in the crown of Orange Wings Aviation Academy®. We invest millions of dollars in the most modern equipment and maintenance available. From the Cessna 152 to the Cessna 172, Piper Arrow, Twin-Engine Piper Senaca, all with the Garmin G1000 glass cockpits which allow you to learn in a modern cockpit environment, our fleet is the envy of schools around the world.
Number of seats 2
Max take-off weight 757 kg
Empty weight 490 kg
Height 2.6 m
Length 7.3 m
Wing span 10.2 m
Cruising speed 198 km/ hr
Maximum speed 204 km/ hr
Minimum power/mass108 W/kg
Number of seats 4
Max take-off weight 1,111 kg
Empty weight 767 kg
Height 2.72 m
Length 8.28 m
Wing span11.00 m
Cruising speed 226 km/ hr
Maximum speed 302 km/ hr
Stall speed 87 km/h
Number of seats 4
Max take-off weight 2650 kg
Empty weight 1523 kg
Height 3.02 m
Length 8.72 m
Wing span11.86 m
Cruising speed 143 km/ hr
Maximum speed 152 km/ hr
Minimum power/mass164 W/kg
Number of seats 6
Max take-off weight 2155 kg
Empty weight 1457 kg
Height 3.02 m
Length 8.72 m
Wing span11.86 m
Cruising speed 348 km/ hr
Maximum speed 378 km/ hr
Minimum power/mass164 W/kg
It’s Florida. It’s the sunshine state of the USA. That means more flying time and less waiting for weather to clear frustrations for you. Being based at Pompano Beach Airpark means you’ll be flying at one of the best facilities Airport the East Cost of Florida and exposing you to the highest standard of radio communications and practices. In short, being here will make you a better pilot.
Cost of living is surprising for such a beautiful location. Staying in a lovely apartment with a swimming pool and other leisure facilities for anything from $500 to $700 per month really helps reduce your living expenses. But We Orange Wings Aviation Academy ® provides the Accommodation & Transportation for 8 month for just $6500/- as combo pack as part of the training program, which is included in the Training Package you choose.
From relaxing on the beach to fine dining and terrific shopping, Pompano Beach has it all. Centrally located between Palm Beach and Miami, Pompano Beach is often called "The Heart of the Gold Coast." The city is known for its excellent boating and fishing, accentuated by an offshore living coral reef accessible to scuba divers and snorkelers. Anglers and families flock to the 1,000-foot-long municipal fishing pier, beachside playgrounds, grills and picnic tables. Pompano Beach also maintains more than 50 local parks for sports enthusiasts or those who have a penchant for outdoor relaxation. Local attractions and shopping in Pompano Beach provide myriad entertainment options. Annual special events include a holiday boat parade in December, seafood festival in April, and fishing rodeo in May.
Located just north of Fort Lauderdale, in the heart of Florida's Gold Coast, the City of Pompano Beach is home to some of the warmest and clearest waters, welcoming golden fine sandy beaches and calming breezes. It's the perfect place for a beach vacation, with lots of sun, fun and adventure. Enjoy exciting water sports, from deep sea fishing, scuba diving to paddle boarding or a game of sand volleyball, use the fitness equipment, there are playgrounds, picnic areas, and an interactive water fountain all overlooking the ocean! The public beach is guarded seven days a week from 9:00 am - 4:45 pm and 6:45 pm during daylight saving time. All are welcome. Visit one of our many fabulous parks and take in a game of golf or tennis. Enjoy unique shopping, fabulous dining, harness racing or try your luck at the-smoke-free-casino.
Air - Fly into Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, Pompano Beach is only 16 miles north, just off Interstate 95. For those arriving into Miami International Airport, Pompano Beach is 38 miles north, off Interstate 95. By private plane, fly directly into Pompano Beach Air Park.
Driving - From Interstate 95 take Exit 36 Atlantic Blvd, Exit 38 Copan's Road or Exit 39 Sample Road. From the Florida Turnpike take Exit 69 Sample Road.
Railway/Bus - Visitors taking Amtrak, your station will be Deerfield Beach or Fort Lauderdale. For local Tri-Rail visitors, Pompano Beach station is your stop. If you prefer bus, it's Greyhound to the Fort Lauderdale station.
Some say location is everything. In the case of City of Pompano Beach, we would agree. Pompano has its own special place in America’s aviation history and being based on Florida’s east coast, we get to enjoy incredible weather in the sunshine state Florida all year round.
You’ll be amongst other like-minded people all with a passion for learning to fly and with the help of our Admissions team you’ll be living in OWA-School accommodations.
City of Pompano Beach is full of diverse activities and things going on in-between flight school. With its vast open spaces, array of local attractions and vibrant culture and sporting scenes it’s no surprise why so many students decide to make it their home away from home. Whatever you want from your flight school experience, you’ll find it at Orange Wings Aviation Academy ® and Pompano Beach.
Pompano Beach is over 100 yards wide with fine golden sand making it one of the most beautiful family friendly beaches in South Florida. With an interactive water fountain, playground, outdoor fitness equipment, and picnic areas, all overlooking the ocean.
Did you know that the beach witnessed the first ever twin engine flight? Nowadays its home to two surf clubs, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing and a whole array of water based activities. You can even drive on it during the day.
Perfect for a day trip are the Florida theme parks including the famous Uncle Bernie’s Theme Park, Planet Air Sports, All Saints Carnival , Off the Wall Trampoline Fun Center , Diamond Strike Lanes, Hildebrand rides . Or if you can’t be away from aviation too long head down to the Kennedy Space Centre. All are within an hours drive from Pompano Beach.
We’re blessed with pretty much every cuisine from around the world to suit every budget and with on accommodation gym’s at almost all our apartments you’ll be able to work it all off.
OWA® provides a student cab that picks up and drops off at the apartments each day which is included in the Course package. Some students elect to buy a car, which they then sell at the end of their training. Some keep fit by cycling in. Our admissions team can help you choose the best way.
Home of Shipwreck Park and Lady Luck (sunk July 2016), along with sixteen other wrecks Pompano Beach is a divers paradise where you can swim from shore to experience the coral reefs. The warm gulfstream current that flows parallel to the shoreline with the linear reef creates perfect conditions for drift diving also known as valet diving.
Named for the Pompano, Pompano Beach has some of the world’s best sports fishing; the best topography and temperature of the Atlantic Ocean just east of the beach are the perfect habitat for many sport fish. No fishing license required.
Pompano Beach has water adventures galore, for both the young and young at heart; from kayaking, jet skiing, boating to luxury dinner cruises.
Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park features live entertainment daily in a smoke free environment. It has 38 live action poker tables and 1,500 slot machines with 6 restaurants to choose from. It is the winter capital of Harness Racing. The Park also offer simulcasting of Harness and Thoroughbred Racing, Jai Lai Games and Greyhound Racing from over 20 venues across North America.
The Festival Flea Market is the largest indoor flea market in the US, very popular with visitors! Pompano Beach offers a vast array of dining choices, from Zagat rated fine dining restaurants, to casual bistros and tropical beach bars, many featuring live entertainment and great happy hours.
With outstanding weather and incredible accommodation at affordable prices it’s no wonder that City of Pompano Beach is home to dozens of festivals and Events.
Pompano Beach is a perfect location for a romantic destination wedding at one of the popular beach hotels or a private cruise on the intracoastal or at the historic Sample-McDougald House. Beach permits can be purchased at Emma Lou Civic Center and marriage licenses must be purchased from the Broward County Clerk of Courts.
Catch an event at the City’s new Cultural Center, stroll through the Baily Contemporary Arts, browse the Ali or attend a concert at the Amp. There are also ongoing events and festivals happening around the City.
Our Staff is highly-qualified FAA certified instructors. Our instructors have diverse backgrounds with excellent flight experience.
Our team of instructors are large enough to allow you flexibility in choosing the right flight instructor to fit your learning style and objectives. We will work with you to pair you with an instructor who will become a mentor in the cockpit and on the ground.
Orange Wings Aviation Academy® has an extraordinary staff of instructors to guide student pilots throughout their training. Instructors are from the U.S. and from countries worldwide; they are all experienced in training both domestic and international students. Instructors are also full-time, available to students seven days a week, not just on limited days or hours, as is the case with many other flight schools. This allows the highly motivated student to progress through training more quickly.
OWA® understands that the quality of the instructor is an important determinant of the success of the student pilot. Therefore, all instructors are carefully screened to ensure they are experienced professionals who have the ability to teach and communicate effectively to students. Instructors are regularly evaluated to assure continued high levels of teaching proficiency. Our instructors are also skilled at ascertaining students’ individual learning and motivational needs and coaching to maximize comprehension. All our instructors hold university degrees in Education and/or Aeronautical Studies. All are qualified to provide both flight and ground instruction.
Orange Wings Aviation Academy® builds a complete range of training devices for Diamond aircraft. The OWA®’s DA-42 FTDs feature the latest in modern avionics and are designed to provide the most realistic training experience possible.
The DA42-VI is easy to fly and burns fuel like a single, but with the added safety of a second engine. Impressive cross-country performance pleases private pilots and business owners alike, while the low operating costs make it an ideal advanced trainer. No wonder it’s the best-selling piston twin, by far.
As aviation pioneers we are used going beyond the expected and have taken flight training to the next level. Only Diamond Aircraft offers a complete line-up of type-specific flight training simulators. Operators and students alike benefit from economical practice time, including honing skills for emergency situations that can be scheduled irrespective of weather conditions. Built with real avionics, high-end visuals and sophisticated instructor operating stations, our Simulators increase safety, efficiency and effectiveness plus offer a cleaner, greener way to train.
The FSTD is equipped with an IOS cabin including two 19” touch screen monitors and a laser printer. The IOS cabin is enclosed on all sides with a sliding door at the rear end. It includes a desk and book shelves at the right (standard) or left side and dimmable ceiling lights.
A highly recommended option is the FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR WORKSTATION (FIWS) which is a small desk just behind the crew seats. It allows the instructor to operate from a position directly behind the pilots while having a good view into the cockpit and full control over the simulation. The FIWS is equipped with two touch screen monitors on swivel arms and a retractable keyboard.
The Diamond FSTD comes with the GLOBAL CANVAS image generator (IG). The worldwide resolution of the satellite pictures is 15m per pixel. The image generator can render terrain textures with a resolution of up to 5cm per pixel.
The IG features two-cloud-levels and realistic cumulus clouds. It also includes weather phenomena, such as wind (movement of windsocks), rain, snowfall, and lightning. The standard database includes worldwide satellite image coverage (15m resolution) and worldwide generic representation of airports with “hard” runways.
The image generator contains generic models of all airports with published IFR approaches (Jeppesen ARINC 424 database). Custom airport models can be created on request.
OWA Academy will provide the Fully Furnished Accommodation and Transportation as a Combo pack, which included tor the first 8 months as part of the Training Package you selecting for. We will assist you in securing housing best suited for your budget. We will also assist you in locating a roommate, if desired. Most of our students live in shared housing, with one or two other flight training students. Your housing will be within 2-3 Miles from the Pompano Airport.
OWA Office and Housing is Enabled with unlimited free Wi-Fi Access for Students all the 24-Hours in a day OWA have our own transposition system, to pick and drop the students to back and forth to Airpark and Housing on daily basis. Which is also included in the Combo Package.
If you are staying outside, A two-bedroom, two-person shared apartment in Pompano Beach costs an average of USD $700- $900 per month for each student, including basic utilities. For Students own transportation they can rent or purchase New/Used Car & Bike as per their own responsibility & requirement.
Getting Personnel USA Driving License for Car and Bike on International Student on M1 Visa will not take more than 2 weeks once you official documents are ready.
The cost of food and entertainment, etc. will vary by the individual. Incase if you are staying outside OWA Housing there will be Course fee will be reduced to USD 6,500/- from the combo package.