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By now, it is well known that American Flyers Airlines was started by Reed Pigman in 1939. The airline started with DC3s and Lockheed Electras, eventually expanding its fleet to include 727s and DC-8s. During the summer of 1964, the Beatles arrived on U.S. soil for their first tour
Joe Nily is one of the assistant chief pilots at our Morristown facility in New Jersey. He is a hard-working employee, and he embodies the qualities of a true leader. He has been working at our Morristown location for two years, and he has established himself not only as
Tell us a little about yourself. Hello, my name is Ayush Sharma. I recently turned twenty-four years old. I have a big appetite for aviation. I have been into flying and everything related to it since I was a kid. I have always wanted to start on a path
The airspace in the United States is the most complex in the world. There are anywhere between 8,000 and 13,000 aircraft in the air at any given time in the United States. Yes, close to 100,000 flights take off and land in the U.S. on any given day. In
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