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Paul O’Neal – CTI PFT Flight Instructor Spotlight

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Meet Paul O’Neal, better known as”Gator,” one of our flight instructors at the Millington TN flight school. He grew up working around aircraft, starting his career as an airplane mechanic and then going on to becoming a pilot. He started flight instructing after getting his pilot’s license and later went on to be a commercial pilot flying…

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The Top 10 North American airlines to work for

Top 10 airlines to work for

Earning your pilot’s license at CTI PFT opens a number of career doors, with many students going on to become commercial airline pilots.  If you too want to follow that path, check out this list of the top 10 airlines to work for first!  Calculated by Investopedia, this list ranks North American airlines based on…

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Heroes in flight: Louis Blériot

Louis Blériot

Louis Blériot Have you heard of Louis Blériot, the early pioneer whose guts and determination inspired generations of aviators?  As the first person to successfully fly a plane across the English Channel, and the father of the modern monoplane, Blériot’s story is a lesson in never giving up! Born in Cambrai, France, in 1872, Blériot…

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TALPA

TALPA

New runway conditions reporting guidelines from FAA will improve safety This month, the FAA detailed new standards designed to increase safety at airports across the US.  Intended to reduce the risk of accidents caused by runway overruns and runway contamination following bad weather, these new guidelines will be enforced from October 1, 2016. The new…

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Eating Out in Memphis

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Top Spots for Eating Out in Memphis Learning to fly at our Tennessee flight school doesn’t just mean taking advantage of outstanding training.  You also get the chance to soak up everything the area has to offer – and that includes the food! Memphis is famed for its cuisine, with visitors coming from all over for…

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