The use of computers for flight simulation started in the 1960s and became universal in the 1980s. In the beginning, these simulators were only available on high-end systems, but as the personal computer grew, flight simulator quickly became mainstream and accessible to the public. Today, flight simulation can be experienced via popular video game consoles…

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When you learned to drive a car did you start out with a Lamborghini? Probably not, because they’re rare and expensive, but even more – they’re hard to drive. When you’re learning to fly you want to keep it as simple as possible. If you start your flying journey with a complex plane that’s not…

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Owning your own airplane comes with the benefits of flying wherever you want to go and whenever you want to go.  But you’re also responsible for the aircraft’s maintenance. Airplane ownership can seem too costly for most, but there are ways to minimize costs. This article will break down the best practices to keep costs…

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If you’re working towards your dream of becoming a future aviator the type of pilot you become will depend on your training. In training, you will gain aeronautical knowledge, master flight maneuvers, and acquire habits that will carry you through your aviation career. Although your flight instruction is foundational to learning to fly, you’ll also…

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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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