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Choosing an Aviation Education vs. Picking a Flight School

 

Quite a few of you have had the unique and challenging experience of assisting a child in choosing a college. Maybe you flipped a coin for children two and three, but picking a college for that first was quite a daunting task. As it was a brand new experience, it was hard to figure out […]

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Finance Your Training Today and Start Flying Tomorrow

 

Flight training, just like any other professional education, costs money. The good news is that American Flyers has an array of options for you to choose from depending on your needs and circumstances. Whether you are a veteran, a prospective career pilot, or doing this for your own personal reasons, we can help through our […]

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Choosing Your School and Career Path

 

In over 30 years of being involved in the flight training industry, it still amazes me that people still equate certain schools with certain airlines. Whenever I hear this my first question is, “How do you know which airline you are going to work for before you even begin your flight training?” Usually, they tell […]

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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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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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Tips On Passing The FFA Written Exam

 

By:  Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot You’ve dreamed about flying since you were knee-high to a grasshopper. You’re finally in a position in your life where this dream is about to become a reality. All your friends and family know that you are training to become a pilot. There is only one thing standing between […]

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