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Every Time a Bell Rings a Pilot Gets Their Wings

 

Everyone enjoys recognition; and most people don’t like to brag about their achievements. When one of our graduates rings the bell, they are letting everyone know that they are now a member of this unique fraternity; they have achieved a goal. Ringing the bell also serves as a reminder and a salute to all who […]

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Don’t Be a “Wannabe” Pilot… Finish Up!

 

Everyone who starts any sort of pilot training fully intends on finishing what they’ve started so they can go flying. Flying is the dream and flight training is the path to the dream, or the means to an end. “Means to an end“ is usually a phrase we use to describe a less than enjoyable […]

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Stretching: The Fountain of Youth

 

Complements of Harvey W. Watt Weights and cardio are important, but don’t forget flexibility. We are made to move. Exercise, breathing, flexibility and movement keep us feeling young and alive. However, as we age, most of us move less each day. In a society with drive–through everything, it’s easy to sit on the couch and […]

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Renewing Your CFI Certificate

 

Every instructor out there usually remembers two aviation moments with great emotion as if they were yesterday: their first solo and their CFI check ride. That initial time you took to the air, less the weight and training wheels of your instructor, was the first time you became a pilot. It was a glorious moment […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like IFR Release Time…

 

The winter holidays are right around the corner, which means the majority of us will be embarking on some kind of journey, whether great or small. For many, this involves air travel. And while the majority of the population might be lamenting over the commute – being squished into the seats of a large airliner […]

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10 Gift Ideas for Pilots

 

Pilots are a unique bunch and often appreciate a unique approach when it comes to gift giving. Now granted, as different as they are, pilots do wear clothes, eat food and go to movies; and it goes without saying, gift cards are always welcome. But for those who want to go a bit above and […]

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Featured Staff: Kasey King

 
Kasey King

Kasey King is a graduate of Western Michigan University and American Flyers’ 30-Day Flight Instructor Academy in Addison, TX. After completing the academy, Kasey King started teaching for us in Addison. After a few months of instructing, he volunteered to leave Dallas to help instruct at our school in Morristown, NJ. He returned to Texas […]

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