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Chronicles of a Corporate Pilot By Mike Forth Flying Home for the Holidays…or a Limousine, a Dirt Strip and a Cowboy! Flying for a corporation can be fun, boring and at moments terrifying, but around the end of the year during the holiday season it was always fun. I have
BY: STEVEN DAUN, NATIONAL CHIEF PILOT When it comes to Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), there is a saying that FAR Part 61 tells you how to get your certificates, and Part 91 tells you how to lose them. Part 61 does, in fact, tell us what the minimum requirements
When we take a look back in time it’s amazing to see how far we’ve come in the world of aviation, from tweed jackets and scarves to iPads and headsets, things couldn’t be more different today. Lets take a look back in history to see where it all changed.
Frank Gravina – Ground School Instructor at Morristown, NJ School By: Kasey King, School Director Flight instructing can be challenging, the job requires a lot more than just staying up to date with current rules and regulations. It requires a caring attitude, a passion for the subject, and dedication. These
By Pilot’s Digest Pilot’s Digest: When did you start flight training? Jack Goldberg: I started my Private Pilot training in early January of 2016. PD: Why did you pick American Flyers for flight training? JG: My mom bought me an Introductory Flight for my birthday because she knew I
By: Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot There is a famous saying that “if you don’t make mistakes you don’t learn.” Whoever wrote that must have been a flight instructor. As flight instructors, we want our students to make mistakes while they are flying with us, so they don’t make them
By American Flyers  Pilot’s Digest: Tell us about your aviation career. What do you do, and how long have you been doing it? Steven Mendez: I started just over 10 years ago. It has been a journey full of experiences, challenges and many sunrises. I have worked in Copa Airlines,
By Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot “Every student learns at a different rate, but how long it takes to finish your training depends on the team of support you have around you.” When searching for a flight school, your first series of questions should be about the average number of
A Flight Bag For Everyone The CEO WHERE TECHNOLOGY AND LUXURY MEET l. Breitling Emergency 2. Garmin Executive Flight Bag 3. Stratus 2s linked with ForeFlight 4. Arctic Air Portable Air Conditioner 5. MyGoFlight iPad Folio C Kneedboard 6. Sporty’s Electronic E6B Flight Computer 7. Bose A20 Aviation Headset
By Andrew Henley  Rachel Martinez has a degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is a graduate of American Flyers’ 30-Day CFI Academy. After completing the Academy, Rachel was recruited in August 2016 to teach as a Flight Instructor at the Pompano Beach, Fla., school location. While working as a Flight
By Tye Ridolfi My passion for flying started when I was around four years old when I saw “Top Gun.” Something about the movie got me hooked, and I knew exactly what I wanted to do. As I grew up, I worked toward that goal, got my college degree,
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] My Introduction to Corporate Flying By Mike Forth Dateline 1974… I was the company pilot for a wholesale lumber company. It was a partnership between two super salesmen: one wanting nothing to do with the airplane, the other wanting me to teach him to fly. Different as they