Interview with Steven Mendez


By American Flyers  Pilot’s Digest: Tell us about your aviation career. What do you do, and how long have you been doing it? Steven Mendez: I started just over 10 years ago. It has been a journey full of experiences, challenges and many sunrises. I have worked in Copa Airlines, and I am currently in Emirates […]

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How to Choose a Flight School

Plane Landing

By Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot “Every student learns at a different rate, but how long it takes to finish your training depends on the team of support you have around you.” When searching for a flight school, your first series of questions should be about the average number of hours that it takes for their […]

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What’s in Your Flight Bag?

What's in Your Flight Bag

A Flight Bag For Everyone The CEO WHERE TECHNOLOGY AND LUXURY MEET l. Breitling Emergency 2. Garmin Executive Flight Bag 3. Stratus 2s linked with ForeFlight 4. Arctic Air Portable Air Conditioner 5. MyGoFlight iPad Folio C Kneedboard 6. Sporty’s Electronic E6B Flight Computer 7. Bose A20 Aviation Headset with Bluetooth 8. Smith & Wesson […]

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Featured Staff: Rachel Martinez


By Andrew Henley  Rachel Martinez has a degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is a graduate of American Flyers’ 30-Day CFI Academy. After completing the Academy, Rachel was recruited in August 2016 to teach as a Flight Instructor at the Pompano Beach, Fla., school location. While working as a Flight Instructor, she gained additional experience in […]

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A Maverick in the Making

Maverick in the Making

By Tye Ridolfi My passion for flying started when I was around four years old when I saw “Top Gun.” Something about the movie got me hooked, and I knew exactly what I wanted to do. As I grew up, I worked toward that goal, got my college degree, and in 2012, I got my […]

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