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Demand For Pilots on the Rise In Florida

There has been quite a surge in the need for pilots, especially in South Florida due to the ideal year-round weather. It’s anticipated that over 30,000 pilots will retire within the next 6 years, mainly due to the mandatory retirement age of 65 for pilots. The shortage of pilots is especially dire for regional airlines…

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Carpooling may soon be available for air travel

A Florida pilot has introduced an interesting twist to the thought of carpooling, as he is now taking it to the friendly skies. If you have any travel plans and want to maybe avoid some of the minor time intensive process, you will be able to log into the app and search for pilots that…

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Pilot Encouraging More Women To Become Pilots Through Solo Round-The-World Trip

Male pilots have always outnumbered female pilots but the numbers are truly staggering if you look at them. There are 3500 pilots that fly for British Airways and over 94% of them are men. That’s only 200 female pilots employed by British Airways and shockingly, this is the most out of any other British Airline.…

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The Big Aviation Boom In China

China has developed as a nation at an astounding rate over the past three decades. Economic growth and industrialization is at a high and there are now more opportunities for Chinese citizens than ever before. China is one of the major powers of the world with the fastest growing and now second largest economy by GDP.…

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FAA Relaxes Regulations for Air Ambulances

The FAA has loosened regulations for ambulance helicopter pilots. These changes will allow air ambulances to fly in weather conditions not otherwise permitted for aircrafts. In instances where weather reports are not available, air ambulance helicopters will be able to fly as long as long as the pilot ensures certain visibility requirements are met.

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CTI PFT Millington featured in Memphis Business Journal!

The Millington location of CTI Professional Flight Training, located just 20 miles north of downtown Memphis, Tennessee, was recently featured in the Memphis Business Journal.  Check out the full article here.

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New Millington satellite of CTI Professional Flight Training receives FAA Part 141 Approval

The FAA has just granted approval for CTI Professional Flight Training’s Millington, Tennessee satellite to join its Fort Lauderdale, Florida partner in offering a structured Part 141 flight training

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Free Pilot School for Four Cancer Survivors

Recently Summit Aviation, a full service aviation center in Delaware, partnered with Eagle Mount to provide four young cancer survivors with a free week of pilot school. Ashley Thostenson, Cassie King, Jason Epp, and Morgan Johnson all between the ages of 18-26 were all smiles after a 90 minute flight in the sky with each…

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FAA Is Considering A Change To Pilot Training Rules

Commercial pilots have a lot of responsibility placed in their hands in the form of people’s lives. The Federal Aviation Administration enacted a rule last year that required prospective commercial pilots to log 1,500 hours of time in the air. This new rule came into effect as a response to grieving families who lost loved…

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