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How to Get Your CFI Back And This Time Keep It

 

By Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot At some point during your quest to earn your pilot certificates and ratings, you will most likely, like many other pilots, realize that you need an efficient way to build your hours and experience. Some people fly banners while other fly pipeline patrol or hundreds of different creative hour-building […]

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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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Finish What You Started!

 

By Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot There are 609,000 pilots in the United States. Of those, roughly 80% are “general aviation” pilots. The population of the United States is 327,000,000. When you do the math, you see that pilots make up .19% of the U.S. population. This means that pilots are part of a special […]

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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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Getting Your Instrument Rating in 10 days

 

By Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot As the old saying goes: “just because you can doesn’t always mean that you should.” This can be said of many things in aviation. Many schools advertise a 10-day instrument rating and many pilots end up frustrated when they find that they can’t do it. So, does this mean […]

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American Flyers Spotlight: Featured Instructors

 

BEN ELWELLCFI at: Addison, TX – North (ADS) My favorite part about being a CFI at American Flyers is definitely getting to meet new students and coworkers. Everyone comes from different walks of life and it creates a great atmosphere that makes working fun. Personally, I want to eventually be in the airlines, but I’m […]

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FEATURED STAFF MEMBER: Aaron Horton

 

American Flyers currently owns and operates a fleet of over 50 aircraft that is spread out across our 6 locations and keeping them up to our standards takes a lot of hard work. But fortunately, we have a spectacular in-house maintenance team that makes sure each aircraft is constantly ready for flight. Someone who is […]

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