Flight School

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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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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VFR VS. IFR Flying

There are two sets of rules for flying any aircraft: VFR and IFR. VFR stands for “Visual Flight Rules.” IFR stands for “Instrument Flight Rules.”  The weather conditions are usually the determining factor for which set of rules a pilot will choose. There are other factors, but this is an introduction, so for simplicity’s sake,…

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Going Beyond the Private Pilot’s License

You have your private pilot’s license allowing you to carry friends and family over scenic landscapes. It’s a wonderful thing to be able to do, but that doesn’t have to be your stopping point. There are many additional certificates and ratings you can add to your knowledge base. Even if you don’t pursue a career…

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Why Pilots Have the World’s Best Job

Have you ever wondered what a career as a pilot would be like? Have you ever thought about what the process of becoming a pilot looks like? According to research by Boeing, the world will need an additional 637,000 pilots by 2036. With such a promising demand, job security looks pretty good. But aside from…

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