Careers in Flight

Tips for Your First Solo Flight

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…

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Why You Should Consider Joining a Flying Club

Whether you’re an experienced pilot or just learning to fly, flying clubs are an affordable way to get more time in the sky. A flying club is a nonprofit member-run organization that provides members with affordable access to aircraft. Flying is can be an expensive hobby, but flying clubs pool resources to create more opportunities…

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How to Choose the Right Flight School

Before you choose a flight school, it’s a good idea to ask some key questions. Of the flight schools accessible to you, which appear to have the best reputations for training and student care? Which school offers the type of flight training you have set as your goal? Let’s take a look at some other…

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ATP Certificate

If you’re considering a career as a commercial pilot you will be required to have an airline transport pilot certificate (ATP). An ATP certificate is now a must for anyone planning to fly for a scheduled airline or as a charter captain. That pretty much covers all professional pilots. Why the Change? Previously, all ATPs…

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Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In and Expo

Sun ‘n Fun in Lakeland, Florida is one of the largest and most popular Spring events for the aviation world. For several years it’s been described as the “Spring break for pilots.” With around 500 exhibitors, daily airshows, thousands of airplanes and pilots, and onsite camping it’s every aviators dream week. The event runs from…

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