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American Airlines Cadet Academy

American Airlines has partnered with CTI for an integrated flight training program that could propel you into an American Airlines cockpit. The American Airlines Cadet Academy provides a clearly defined path to becoming a professional pilot. The goal is to make flight training cost-effective, efficient, and more accessible. Understanding Cadet Academy Cadet Academy is not…

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5 Ways Flight Simulation Makes You a Better Pilot

Before flight simulators learning to fly was a lot more dangerous. Young pilots didn’t have to wait too long to find a safer way to learn, because the first simulator showed up in 1927. Pilot and flight instructor Ed Link invented the first flight simulator and named it the Link Trainer. It replicated a complete…

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5 Things to Do Before Flight School

So you’re ready to get your pilot’s license and join the exciting world of aviation. Congratulations! Few things in life equal the thrill of flying. Whether you’re pursuing a career as a commercial pilot, or just getting your private license for leisure, there are some things you should do before you start your training. They…

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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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