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You need AFTA

Improving flight training for everyone

AOPA Flight Training Advantage (AFTA) is a web portal- and iPad-based training application that will help make the process of flight training more effective for the student, the flight instructor, and the flight school.

AFTA individually customizes each student’s lesson just for them. It keeps pace with their progress, so they know what to expect and how to prepare for each lesson. Students can see how they’ve performed with a full detailed lesson history—instantly on their phone, computer, or other device. Students can check their training progress; access tips, videos, and articles in support of critical skills they need to master; and earn badges that will entice them to keep going. AFTA saves students time and money by streamlining training.

CFIs and flight schools benefit from AFTA, too. Lesson prep, access to student records, and grading to airmen certification standards helps deliver an efficient, high-quality flight training experience.

AFTA automatically assigns lesson elements based on student performance, while giving CFIs and schools the flexibility to modify on demand. Students appreciate having anytime access to their lesson history, progress reports, and lesson prep materials. Instructors enjoy automating lesson creation, assigning study materials, and tracking student progress.


  • A tool to save time and money while getting more out of flight training.
  • Personalized and flexible lesson plans that automatically adapt to your skill level.
  • Visibility into your flight training progress at a glance or in detail, so you always know where you are in the training program.
  • Easy-to-find study and lesson prep materials.
  • Anytime access to notes and grades from previous lessons.
  • Lesson feedback from every flight so you know how you’re doing and how you can improve.
  • Anywhere access to your school’s digital learning resources.
  • An easy way to remember and share training highlights.

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