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Many of us have had a coach or instructor at one point in our lives who were obviously miserable with their career. Whether it was their attitude or lackluster effort, you could tell they didn’t want to be where they were, doing what they were doing. And this impacted
“My favorite part of training new pilots is seeing the fire and energy a new aspiring aviator brings. Training new pilots helps myself recapture that enthusiasm and realize what a privilege it is to be in the air doing something you dreamt of as a kid. I’m currently working
A new year is upon us filled with new opportunities. If you’re anything like me, you’ve created a list of things you would like to accomplish in 2022 and are wondering how to get things started. At the top of my list is becoming current. I started flying in
When the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, American Flyers will be celebrating our 83rd year in flight training. That is remarkable when you stop and think about it. You might wonder, how does a flight school stay in business for over 80 years? That’s a great question, one
Choosing where to start, or finish, your flight training can sometimes be a daunting process. When a flight training organization has multiple locations – what’s the best choice? At American Flyers, we strive to approach flight training from a personalized nature by listening to what our students want and
I am often asked, “Why do airline pilots wear a uniform?” The answer is simple and can be summed up in two words: professionalism and teamwork. All of us have worn a uniform at some time; a uniform represents commitment and belonging to a cause, such as wearing your
By Patrick Connell Legacy, an endowment, a bequest, a gift… These are a few hallmarks of a good flight instructor. He or she endows upon their students a lifelong gift that will forever change them in ways that they had perhaps never imagined. How, you may ask? First of
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
Welcome to 2021! January has brought us a new year with new possibilities. For some, you might be considering purchasing an airplane. Did you know owning your own airplane is more affordable than you might think? If you’re considering owning your own airplane, but you’re concerned about the cost,
Happy holidays to all of our family and friends. When thinking about what to write, I was struck by one thing, how thankful we are to all of the people who have supported American Flyers over the past year. We’ve had to adapt like never before and we would
Have you ever considered completing your instrument rating? If you have, please read this edition of the Pilot’s Digest as it is dedicated to instrument flying. Hopefully, by the time you’re done reading this edition, you’ll be well educated and inspired to further your pilot skills. So, with that
BY JILL COLE, AMERICAN FLYERS PRESIDENT American Flyers started in 1939 and has since had a reputation for being the global leader in aviation education. In addition to many “firsts,” we were the first flight school to offer instrument training. We were faced with a unique challenge because at