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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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Get Started With PSA Airlines

PSA Airlines, one of the fastest-growing airlines in the country came to the CTI Professional Flight Training Tennessee Campus this time last year for a meet and greet. They are still one of the best airlines to get started with. PSA Airlines is a subsidiary of American Airlines, has competitive first-year pay and is a…

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The Typical Pilot Personality Profile

Is it true that commercial pilots have common personality traits?  A 2004 report out of NASA’s Langley Research center revealed that they do. The study took 93 commercial pilots and evaluated their personality type. The test was conducted using a personality assessment known as the NEO-PI-R. It stands for NEO-Personality Inventory-Revised. The test looks at…

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5 New Planes to Watch For

It’s hard to beat the buzz the original jumbo Boeing 747 generated when it was first announced. The launch of the 747 was the launch of mass tourism across the Atlantic. Many aviation insiders are saying that the latest jets coming off the assembly line may not set themselves about by looks like the early…

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Pilot Shortage Provides Opportunity

The Federal Aviation Administration reports there were about 827,000 pilots in America in 1987. Over the past three decades, the number has dropped by 30%. During the same time period, the demand for air travel has dramatically increased. A classic case of low supply and high demand has created the perfect opportunity for high paying…

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Is Electric Aircraft the Future?

Can aviation follow the path of cars and engineer electric aircraft? It took Elon Musk about a decade to create his best-selling Tesla Model 3 electric car. Now every major carmaker is working on its own electric vehicle. In Seattle, Washington, a company called magniX wants to be a Tesla-like trailblazer for electric aviation. Earlier…

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