airplane at the LIFT hangar
What are the qualifications needed to be a student at LIFT?

In order to qualify for acceptance at LIFT, students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Hold a valid U.S. driver’s license OR permit
  • Have graduated from high school

In addition, we’re looking for motivated individuals who have a passion for adventure! Applicants must be able to pass an FBI background check and an FAA medical examination, including random drug and alcohol tests. Good communication skills, including the ability to speak and be clearly understood in English, as well as good motor skills are also necessary. A pilot aptitude assessment will be utilized to help determine an applicant’s suitability.