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The Wrong Way to Choose a Flight School

 

By: Brad Morrison I was about 17 years old when I began my search for a flight school to help me achieve my goal of becoming a professional pilot. Like many young, aspiring pilots, I started my journey with the help of my father, but we really had no idea what a “successful” flight school looked […]

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Featured Staff: Patrick Connell

 

Over 30 years ago, American Flyers made the decision to create and conduct a 30-Day CFI academy aimed at not only prepping students to become the best flight instructors in the industry, but also creating a pool of highly qualified future employees from which we could staff our locations. One reason this program has been […]

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Finish What You Started: Brad Morrison

 

As we have moved into the start of the new year, I can’t help but appreciate last year. 2018 was filled with a lot of great accomplishments for American Flyers as well as some noteworthy advancements in the industry. But while 2018 was a great year, we have to be careful and not rest on […]

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Continuing Education for Your Health, Wallet & Life

 

Congratulations! You have earned the pilot certificate that you have always wanted. What now? Many of our readers will continue to earn the certificates and ratings necessary for their first job in aviation. Others may feel the time and financial investment they have made into their first one or two certificates and/or ratings is enough. […]

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Student Interview: Eric Moffett

 

Pilot’s Digest: How did you get into aviation? Eric Moffett: My dad is a pilot for Delta, so I have always had a little bit of interest in aviation. I went to college for business management because I did not have a solid idea of what I wanted to do. After graduating college, I realized […]

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One of the Greatest Advancements in Aviation History

 

By: Captain Richard Hyslop I often get asked what changes I have observed in aviation since my Cessna 140 days in the late 60s. We now fly faster, higher and farther. The yank and bank days have been replaced by flight management systems. The autopilots can fly more accurately and give passengers a better ride than […]

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CFIs Make Great Pilots

 

By: Brad Morrison The best way to learn is to do, and do, and do again. Practice makes perfect are well-known words we all grew up on. And of course, this phrase absolutely applies to flying. I recently ran into an old CFI student of mine from many years ago. We spent some time catching up […]

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