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Student Emergency Plane Landing

Aviation News: Student Pilot Makes Emergency Landing

Aviation News: The student pilot who made a safe emergency landing after engine failure Luckily, it’s not often that things fail to go to plan when you’re in the air, but this week, that’s exactly what happened for one student pilot from Georgia.  Sierra Lund was flying a solo-cross country from her home base, Atlanta…

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Altitude Records in a plane

Records in Flight: Altitude

Ever since humankind began to master the art of flight, we wanted to hit the aviation records that would send us down in history.  At CTI Professional Flight Training, we aim for excellence in all we do, and here we celebrate the designers, engineers and pilots who did the same to achieve the records for…

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Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale

What’s going on in Fort Lauderdale in Summer 2016?

If you’re currently working to get your pilot’s license at our Florida flight school, don’t miss these great events going on in and around Ft Lauderdale this summer!  Book some downtime between your flight training to make the most of this great season. 1. Summer Time Moonlight Sea Turtle Walks Tues, Wed, and Thurs evenings between…

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Dutch Kindelberger - Heros in flight

Heroes in flight: Dutch Kindelberger

At CTI Professional Flight Training, we want to celebrate the pioneers of aviation who inspire our staff and our students. One such pioneer is James H. “Dutch” Kindelberger, who not only chaired North American Aviation Inc. during some of its most exciting years, but also started out working as a flight instructor in Millington, TN!…

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Things to do in Memphis Summer 2016

What’s going on in Memphis in Summer 2016?

In between learning how to fly and getting one step closer to your pilot’s license, it’s important to take some downtime.  The great news for our Tennessee flight school students is that there are some great things to do in Memphis this summer! The 2016 Orion Free Music Concert Series Select dates through to July…

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Fernando Contreras – CTI PFT Flight Instructor Spotlight

Fernando was a CTI PFT student and finished his flight training at our Florida flight school location and now has become an instructor at our Tennessee location. Watch the video below as he describes his experience as a student and as a flight instructor at CTI Professional Flight Training.    

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CTI Professional Flight Training is a finalist in the 2016 Building Memphis Awards

CTI Professional Flight Training has been recognized as a finalist in the Public/Private Project, sub $10 Million category of the Memphis Business Journal’s Building Memphis Awards. The Building Memphis Awards honor projects throughout the area that create community impact in the areas of investment, job creation, and potential impact on the surrounding area. The project…

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CTIPFT Unveils New Millington Professional Flight School

Our Millington, Tennessee FAA-approved flight school will host its grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting on Friday, July 10, 2015 and an open house celebration on Saturday, July 11, 2015. We are taking this amazing opportunity to introduce local aviation enthusiasts and future pilots to our courses, instructors, brand new facility and fleet. Our open…

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Airlines To Put Pilots in a “Spin” in New Training Initiative

The latest trend in training pilots to fly commercial jets features the practicing of extreme maneuvers in small, propeller-powered aircraft. Using a technique that was unheard of until very recently, many carriers such as Delta and South African Airways are sending their most experienced flight instructors back to flight school to learn how to recognize…

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