Rotary Transition Program (RTP)

Transition Your Rotary License to a Fixed-Wing Career

We’re excited to offer experienced rotary wing pilots the opportunity to chart a new career path. LIFT Academy has created a program for those in the rotary wing community to obtain the ratings necessary to become a commercial airline pilot. After training, you’ll have a guaranteed pathway to pilot with Republic Airways.

The program only takes six to nine months and best of all, there is no cost to you.

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Program Overview

  • Build your remaining hours while working as a paid CFI at LIFT
  • Once fixed-wing training is complete, you will be trained as a pilot with Republic, creating a seamless transition into a rewarding career
  • Graduates will have a five-year contract to fly with Republic, receiving flight privileges and the best work rules in the industry

To turn your pilot experience into an exciting career, start your application


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