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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
No matter how many flights you take during training, your first solo flight is a memory second to none. The memory of rising from the runway as the true pilot in command with a vacant instructor seat next to you will last a lifetime. If your solo flight is approaching there are questions that are…Read More
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