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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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Pre-flight Inspections: What to Know

Pre-flight inspections aren’t any pilot’s favorite part of flying – especially young pilots anxious to get in the air. However, a pre-flight inspection can save your life – so that’s something to think about before you rush through it. Nobody dreams of becoming a pilot so they can sump fuel and check out exhaust manifolds.…

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Top 5 Private Aviation Career Opportunities

When people think of industries with job shortages aviation is not one of them. The need for jobs in the aviation industry continues to increase. While there are plenty of openings at commercial airlines, many looking for jobs are overlooking the job available in the private aviation industry. The following is a look at the…

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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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Flying in Winter: Our Top Tips

Flying in winter

8 ways to stay safe when flying in winter Flying in winter takes a little more thought and preparation than it does the rest of the year round – particularly if you want to avoid delays, malfunctions, or even worse.  Follow our top tips to keep you in the air all winter through! Read up…

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