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Tips On Passing The FFA Written Exam

 

By:  Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot You’ve dreamed about flying since you were knee-high to a grasshopper. 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 […]

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Have You Considered Purchasing Your Own Airplane?

 

Welcome to 2021! January has brought us a new year with new possibilities. For some, you might be considering purchasing an airplane. Did you know owning your own airplane is more affordable than you might think? If you’re considering owning your own airplane, but you’re concerned about the cost, consider these options: Co-ownership. Through co-ownership, […]

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Featuring All: American Flyers Staff

 

American Flyers is dedicating this issue of the Pilot’s Digest to all of our employees.  They have always been known as hard workers but this year, they went above and beyond.  To every instructor, mechanic, manager, NST member, fueler, customer service representative, intern, and members of our National staff, THANK YOU!   Thank you for doing […]

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Student Interview: Palmer Currie DWH

 

Pilot’s Digest: Why don’t you tell us a little about yourself? Palmer Currie: I was born and raised in Houston and grew up about 15 minutes from David Wayne Hooks Airport. Before I started training full time, I managed a GNC store. My mom owns a valet company and my dad cleans channel water here […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas For The Pilot You Love

 

There are few greater feelings than getting to share the joy of flight with a friend or a loved one. It’s our colleagues, co-pilots, and onlookers who make our time in the sky so much more rewarding. So for those who want to give back, these ten gift ideas are great for any and all […]

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Guide For Landing At A Busy Airport

 

By: Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot It does not take long during primary flight training to realize that a pilot needs to adapt their mindset when flying into different airports. Controlled and uncontrolled airports are typically the primary difference. But each of those can be further divided into “busy” and “not busy.” So how does […]

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Important Milestones In A Pilot’s Life

 

By: Steven Daun, National Chief Pilot It is hard to describe to non-pilots the feeling that pilots get while flying. Regardless of what type of flying you do, we all start at the same point. And for most of us, there are certain milestones that we have in common. As we branch into and become […]

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