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Tips And Recommendations On How To Pass Your FAA Knowledge Exam

 
FAA Knowledge Exam

By: Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot You’ve dreamed about flying since you were a child. You’re finally in a position in your life where this dream is about to become a reality. All your friends and family know that you are training to become a pilot. There is only one thing standing between you and […]

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Dog Days of Summer

 
Dog Days of Summer

By: Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot Last year around this time, as it happens every year, we read about the airlines canceling flights in Phoenix, Arizona. The public is still amazed each year as the headlines read 119° F and these marvelous multi-million dollar jets are reduced to nothing more than glorified extensions of the […]

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Featured Staff: Kenneth Mathews

 
Kenneth Mathews

By: Andrew Henley Kenneth Mathews has been the manager of our Houston school, located at David Wayne Hooks Airport (DWH) in Spring, Texas, for 3 and a half years. Kenneth is a native of Louisiana and a graduate from Louisiana Tech, where he majored in Aviation Management, in 2006. After graduating from college, Kenneth moved […]

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American Flyers Interview with Maria Jose Fernandez

 
Maria Jose Fernandez

By: American Flyers Pilot’s Digest: Tell us a little bit about yourself: Maria Jose Fernandez: I am from Mexico, and my father is a pilot as well as my uncle. Ever since I was five years old, my father used to take me on his flights all over the world. I enjoyed every trip I […]

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Wings And Wheels

 

By: Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot It has been about 30 years since I last rode a motorcycle. When I moved from NY to FL in the 80’s I never brought my endorsement over to my new license. My son just turned 18 and is soon off to college. We figured that it would be […]

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High Altitude Stalls

 

By: Dick Hyslop, Retired American Airlines Pilot In the April edition of Flying Digest, National Chief Pilot Steven Daun presented an excellent discussion about stalls in a Cessna 172. Question; Do airline pilots have to be concerned about stalls? Absolutely! Since stalls are an AOA (angle of attack) issue, the type of airplane doesn’t matter. […]

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A Good Pilot Is Always Learning

 

By: Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot 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. Ponder this. There are as many […]

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