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Flying an airplane is an extraordinary experience that brings a sense of freedom and exhilaration. For those who have obtained their private pilot certificate, the thrill of soaring through the sky is already embedded in their hearts. However, why stop there? Even if you are content with flying solely
American Flyers is about to celebrate 85 years of supporting pilots. Over those 85 years, one thing has never changed: our commitment to helping you flourish as an aviator by providing the best education possible. In a world where airlines often emphasize swift progression, we firmly believe that taking
Name: Alex CadenaCFI Location: Conroe, Houston, Texas (CXO) Every day feels like a learning opportunity, and I know I’ve learned a lot from my fellow instructors here at American Flyers. I enjoy meeting new pilots and putting myself in their shoes, which takes me back to when I was
The holiday season is a time of celebration and joy, and for many aviation enthusiasts, it presents an opportunity to take to the skies and embark on memorable adventures with family and friends. However, flying during the holidays, especially to new and unfamiliar airports, demands meticulous planning and a
When thinking about obtaining a pilot’s license, it’s easy to be confused by the terminology used. Technically, there is no such thing as a pilot’s “license.” What the FAA issues are certificates and ratings. A pilot certificate describes the privilege level – the kind of flying the pilot is
With the hot weather disappearing in most parts of the country, pilots are thinking about the upcoming winter weather and the challenges that will affect how we plan and execute our flights. While cold weather and icing conditions quickly pop into the minds of most pilots when thinking about
Tell us a little about yourself. I’m from Maryville, Tennessee. I played football and soccer in high school, and I love to travel and be outdoors. What got you into flying? I got into flying because of my stepbrother. He is at the airlines and seems to really enjoy
Magda Bol is a remarkable individual who truly embodies the values and qualities that any employer would want on their team. Hailing from South Sudan, Magda’s journey to success has been marked by hard work, determination, and a passion for education. Having received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from
American Flyers has long been considered the Finish-Up experts and we are extremely proud of our reputation of getting the job done quickly. We can customize a training program to satisfy the most demanding schedule and by getting away from the distractions, you will be amazed at the progress
You don’t need to have accumulated hours of experience before embarking on your instrument training; in fact, you can start the day after your private pilot checkride. Almost 80% of our private pilot graduates come back to American Flyers for their Instrument Rating; they recognize the safety and the
We all can relate to life getting in the way of goals and aspirations, and this is affecting the aviation industry now more than ever. Large numbers of aspiring pilots delayed their training due to COVID, but many are now ready to pick up where they left off. However,
Flying is one of those endeavors in which nobody can know everything. My advice to those who think they know all they need to know about flying is to stop flying. Or, for your sake and that of your passengers, please keep reading. When it comes to flying, there