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§91.3 Three Little Sentences

 
Three Little Sentences

BY: STEVEN DAUN, NATIONAL CHIEF PILOT When it comes to Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), there is a saying that FAR Part 61 tells you how to get your certificates, and Part 91 tells you how to lose them. Part 61 does, in fact, tell us what the minimum requirements are for earning our various certificates […]

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The Evolution of the Flight Bag

 

When we take a look back in time it’s amazing to see how far we’ve come in the world of aviation, from tweed jackets and scarves to iPads and headsets, things couldn’t be more different today. Lets take a look back in history to see where it all changed. 1903 Wright Brothers – First Flight […]

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Featured Staff: Frank Gravina

 
Frank Gravina

Frank Gravina – Ground School Instructor at Morristown, NJ School By: Kasey King, School Director Flight instructing can be challenging, the job requires a lot more than just staying up to date with current rules and regulations. It requires a caring attitude, a passion for the subject, and dedication. These are just a few qualities that […]

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Pre-Flight Your Piloting Skills

 
Pre Flight Piloting Skills

ARE YOU FLYING LIKE AN AIRLINE PILOT OR LIKE A BARNSTORMER? Have you ever asked yourself why most reputable flight departments and all airlines conduct structured “proficiency/recurrent” training every six months? Is it to give their pilots some much needed fun flying or maybe just an insurance requirement? Could it be that these professional pilots […]

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Interview with Jack Goldberg

 

By Pilot’s Digest Pilot’s Digest: When did you start flight training? Jack Goldberg: I started my Private Pilot training in early January of 2016. PD: Why did you pick American Flyers for flight training? JG: My mom bought me an Introductory Flight for my birthday because she knew I had always wanted to be a […]

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Lessons from the Cockpit

 
Lessons from the Cockpit

By: Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot There is a famous saying that “if you don’t make mistakes you don’t learn.” Whoever wrote that must have been a flight instructor. As flight instructors, we want our students to make mistakes while they are flying with us, so they don’t make them for the first time when they […]

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