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DEADLINE EXTENDED! We are excited to announce that the deadline for the scholarship has been extended to July 15, 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to apply!

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For Pilots, By Pilots.

Stratus Financial is on a mission to help aspiring pilots like you achieve your flight dreams as swiftly as possible through our hassle-free flight school loans program.

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Our Story

Stratus Financial was founded by FAA Certificated Flight and Ground Instructors in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stratus fills the constant pilot demand through student pilots’ access to instructional funding from flight school loans and fast traction built by flight schools.

Become A Partner School

At Stratus Financial, we works hand-in-hand with US flight schools with a proven track record, to provide their students access to flexible funding options.

Earn Great Returns

Stratus Financial is the perfect place for investors who want to get in on the ground floor of a high-growth company. Our healthy pipeline ensures that your investment will be secure, and our experienced team will make sure you see a great return on your investment. 

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What pilots say

Stratus Financial Testimonials

"We have had a great relationship with Stratus Financial and excellent communication with Brandon and Cheryl who have answered all of our questions quickly, and thoroughly and have been a joy to work with..."

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Robbie S. Riverside Flight Center

“Stratus Financial has given me the opportunity to fast-track a new career and ultimately achieve goals and make dreams come true. They were easy to work with, quick to communicate, and answered any questions I had along the way...”


"I am very thankful to Stratus Financial because they helped my longtime dream of earning my pilot's license become reality. Because of their assistance and quick turnaround, I was able to start my training almost immediately... "

Ramiro Carlos
Ramiro C.

"I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to your Outstanding loan specialist, Ellaine J. Loria and the entire underwriting team. For every steps of the loan process, Ellaine was very much prepared to assist me with my questions..."

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Joseph B.

"Rofela, wanted to take some time and give you 5 stars and beyond. You handled my loan process extremely well and I am very satisfied with the service you provided. I look forward to finishing my pilot school and will keep you posted..."

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Henry J.

"Elaine, we appreciate you so much for being so wonderful and gracious during the entire loan process! Thank you for all your help with getting the loan and for assisting us with all of the documents and of course with reaching out to Lift Academy..."

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Trish & Justin L.

"As a client of yours, I am beyond grateful for the exceptional service you have provided throughout my loan process. From the moment you first contacted me, your professionalism, expertise, and attentiveness have been truly remarkable..."

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Timothy P. SLC Utah

"I am writing to express my heartfelt appreciation for the outstanding service I received from Rofela Gillo throughout my recent loan application process..."

Husam A.

"Rofela has been terrific as my loan officer. She's incredibly patient and professional as well as knowledgeable..."

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Andrew D.
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