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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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Things to Do In Memphis: Fall 2019

If you’re visiting our Memphis campus or are one of our students make sure to get out and explore everything Memphis has to offer. Memphis is known for its connection to blues, rock ‘n’ roll, and out of this world BBQ. If you love good food and good music you’re going to like Memphis. Let’s…

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A Brief History of the Federal Aviation Administration

The modern age of powered flight began in 1903 with the Wright brothers. The twelve-second flight set the stage for the development of the first practical airplane in 1905. The rest of the world recognized what was set into motion and as a result, the early 20th century witnessed countless aviation developments. Dangers of Early…

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Heroes in Flight: Chesley Sullenberger

Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger is a former US Airlines pilot, who successfully landed his passenger plane on the Hudson River after it struck a flock of Canada geese. His successful landing saved all 155 passengers aboard his aircraft, and propelled him into hero status among pilots. Commercial Pilot Hero Chesley had been piloting commercial planes for…

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Top 5 Private Aviation Career Opportunities

When people think of industries with job shortages aviation is not one of them. The need for jobs in the aviation industry continues to increase. While there are plenty of openings at commercial airlines, many looking for jobs are overlooking the job available in the private aviation industry. The following is a look at the…

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What is A Discovery Flight?

A discovery flight is also referred to as an introductory flight. The purpose is to give you the experience of what flying is like. If you’re wondering if you should get a private pilot’s license booking a discovery flight is the first step to testing that idea. You’ll learn what it’s like to fly and…

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