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Life In The CFI Academy

 

Pilot’s Digest: Why did you choose American Flyers for your CFI training?   Skyler Hudson: I chose American Flyers for my CFI training because I have worked with them through my private, instrument, and commercial. American Flyers has a strong reputation for developing competent professional aviators. When choosing a flight school I wanted the best […]

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Finance Your Training Today And Start Flying Tomorrow

 

If you ever watched the movie “The Right Stuff,” there was a very quick yet telling line that applies to all wannabe pilots. Gordo Cooper asked a reporter if they knew what made their craft go up. The reporter asked, “what?” Gordo smiled and said, “no bucks, no Buck Rogers.”  Flight training, just like any […]

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The Importance of Dual and Solo Simulator Training

 

By: Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot Records show that methods to tell the future, like a crystal ball, have been used as far back as the 1st century. Soothsayers used the magic ball to give advice to the world’s most powerful people. If you think about this, you must ask yourself whether the ball, the […]

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How to Choose a Flight School

 

By Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot When searching for a flight school, your first series of questions should be concerning the average amount of hours that it takes for a typical student to complete their training and the quality of instruction that you will receive. It should NOT be “What is your hourly rate?” The […]

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Flight Reviews – How to Prepare and What to Look For When You Arrive

 

By: Steven J. Daun, National Chief Pilot Over the past few years, I have written several articles regarding the importance of currency and proficiency for pilots. Depending on the type of flying you do, proficiency and currency come in many different flavors and styles. However, for the GA pilot, this can sometimes be a challenging […]

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Why Now Is a Good Time to Start Your Career in Aviation

 

You’ve heard me say this many times before, there has never been a better time to start your flight training! If you’ve been thinking about starting don’t procrastinate, here is a shortlist of why you should start right now: Airlines are hiring: Beginning last year, most airlines and corporate companies stopped hiring due to the […]

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American Flyers Spotlight: Featured Instructors

 

Drew LauthCFI at: Houston, TX (DWH) Working with American Flyers has many perks but one of my favorite is the community! Both the CFI and management teams have the best people who have been at KDWH since I was a student back in 2015! That makes it all the more rewarding to be an instructor […]

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