Who we are

Company Profile

Leading Edge International Aviation Academy, Inc. (LEIAAI) is an aviation school that provides quality and extensive training programs for aspiring pilots and aircraft technicians. It trains its students to become competent, professional, and dedicated individuals in preparation for a career in the constantly growing aviation industry. The school is committed to provide training with only the highest standards of technical expertise, professionalism, and adherence to global safety standards.

The school was established in 2007 by five (5) Philippine Air Force Flying School alumni. These aviators are Major General Gilbert S Llanto AFP (Ret), Major General Rolando F Capacia AFP (Ret), Colonel Gonzalo A Capili PAF (Ret), Lieutenant General Roy O Deveraturda AFP (Ret), and Captain Jacob Sacro. With their passion for flying and years of vast experience, these men collaborated to create LEIAAI and pursue their dream of an aviation school that will produce world-class pilots.


We provide the best quality aviation services focusing on training and education. We hire and train competent professionals and invest in technologically-current and relevant facilities; implement efficient processes that adhere to the highest standards of safety in aviation industry; and build an organization committed to social responsibility and nation-building.


To be the number one aviation school in providing fundamental pilot skills and sound aviation maintenance practices in the Philippines recognized for world class standards in education and training by 2026.


The primary goal is to achieve and deliver quality-based standard of aviation training that will stimulate the growth of the aviation industry and the country's economy in the years to come. Steadfast in the purpose and principle, the secondary goal is to deliver distinguishing attributes of the institution's founders by constantly improving the services offered.