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Posts by James Thole

5 Ways Flight Simulation Makes You a Better Pilot

Before flight simulators learning to fly was a lot more dangerous. Young pilots didn’t have to wait too long to find a safer way to learn, because the first simulator showed up in 1927. Pilot and flight instructor Ed Link invented the first flight simulator and named it the Link Trainer. It replicated a complete…

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Top 8 Most Scenic Flights in the United States

One of the coolest things about being a pilot is the view. You get to see the earth in truly unique way and get a perspective that captures the magnitude, unlike land travel. Whether you’re flying for fun or as a commercial or private pilot, you’re going to see some amazing scenery. Let’s take a…

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Pre-flight Inspections: What to Know

Pre-flight inspections aren’t any pilot’s favorite part of flying – especially young pilots anxious to get in the air. However, a pre-flight inspection can save your life – so that’s something to think about before you rush through it. Nobody dreams of becoming a pilot so they can sump fuel and check out exhaust manifolds.…

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5 Things to Do Before Flight School

So you’re ready to get your pilot’s license and join the exciting world of aviation. Congratulations! Few things in life equal the thrill of flying. Whether you’re pursuing a career as a commercial pilot, or just getting your private license for leisure, there are some things you should do before you start your training. They…

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Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale in 2019

Our Fort Lauderdale flight training academy is located at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), on the southeast coast of Florida. If you’re visiting our campus, or already a student, there’s plenty to do in Fort Lauderdale when you don’t have flying on your brain. It’s hard to beat the weather in Ft. Lauderdale so…

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