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Featured Student: Lilia Hameed

 

American Flyers: Why don’t you tell us a little about yourself? Lilia Hameed: I am a triple minority and a first-generation U.S citizen! My mom is from Mexico and my dad is from Iraq. That makes me half Hispanic, half Middle Eastern, and a woman in the aviation community. I’ve spent almost all my life […]

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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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Featured Student: Scott Filline

 

Scott Filline received his instrument rating in 1972 at American Flyers DuPage. Pilot’s Digest: What got you interested in aviation?Scott Filline: I was surrounded by pilots. My father was a private pilot and owned a Cessna 172 with 2 men that he worked with at Sears. My best friend was working on his pilot license […]

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Student Interview: Palmer Currie DWH

 

Pilot’s Digest: Why don’t you tell us a little about yourself? Palmer Currie: I was born and raised in Houston and grew up about 15 minutes from David Wayne Hooks Airport. Before I started training full time, I managed a GNC store. My mom owns a valet company and my dad cleans channel water here […]

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STUDENT INTERVIEW: Kyle Hoban, ADS-S

 

Pilot’s Digest: Tell us a little about yourself. Kyle Hoban: I was born and raised in a town just outside of Chicago, Illinois for 18 years of my life. I moved out to Dallas, Texas just after I graduated high school with my mom and dad. PD: How did you get into flying? KH: I […]

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STUDENT INTERVIEW: Jorge Rodarte-Cruz, ADS-N

 

Pilot’s Digest: Tell us a little about yourself. Jorge Rodarte-Cruz: My name is Jorge Rodarte-Cruz. I’m a Dallas local and I’ve been doing flight training with American Flyers since May 2019. PD: How did you get into flying? JR: My father is a corporate pilot, so I have luckily had the opportunity to be around […]

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Student Interview: Megan Triscari

 

BY AMERICAN FLYERS Pilot’s Digest: Tell us a little about yourself. Megan Triscari: I am 28 years old and I am currently a Flight Attendant for Delta Airlines. I grew up here in South Florida and am a proud FSU grad: Go Noles! I love all things nature, dogs and pizza when I’m not working […]

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