Featured Student: Jessica Mubarak

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Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Jessica Mubarak. I’m from South Brunswick, NJ, and I am a full-time American Flyers student. I also work at a restaurant as well! How did you get into flying? Well, as a kid I would travel a lot, and I was also fascinated with planes. They […]

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What Should You Look for When Applying for a Pilot Job

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The FAA currently shows 617,000 pilots in their registry. That means that less than 1 percent of the US population are pilots. Of those, approximately 159,000 hold airline transport pilot certificates. And of those, approximately 110,000 are actively flying for airlines. There are differing opinions on whether the industry has a shortage of pilots. If […]

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Quality Flight Training: Our Number One Focus


At American Flyers, we don’t sell fuel and we don’t charter or rent our airplanes. When asked why we don’t rent our airplanes to the public, the answer is simple: we want to ensure our students have access to our airplanes whenever they need them. Our priority is flight training and nothing else. As one […]

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Hands-On Training Makes A Safer Pilot

Hands On Training Makes A Safer Pilot

We live in a society of instant gratification in which finding the “cheapest” option is often more important than finding a quality option. The value of education is not always the priority, and this is especially true when it comes to aviation. For many, the hourly cost has become more important than the overall value […]

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Principles of Flight Haven’t Changed – How We Train Has Evolved

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Happy New Year to our friends, family, and fellow flyers! We hope 2022 was a wonderful year for you and that 2023 brings you much health and happiness. With each new year we anticipate new and different changes in the general aviation industry. Some of these changes are regulatory, some are related to equipment, and […]

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Tips And Recommendations On How To Pass Your FAA Knowledge Exam

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You’ve dreamed about flying since you were a child. Now you’re finally in a position to make this dream a reality. All your friends and family know you are training to become a pilot. But there is one thing standing between you and your coveted certificate: the FAA knowledge test, otherwise known as “the written.” […]

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Finishing Up and Finally Earn Your Pilot Certificate

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I have written several articles in the past about finishing up what you started. Many of these were focused on the technical side of what it takes to finish your training. This month I decided to approach this from a different perspective. There is a psychological aspect to many stories that I hear about why […]

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