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Featured Staff: Frank Gravina

 
Frank Gravina

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 are just a few qualities that […]

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Pre-Flight Your Piloting Skills

 
Pre Flight Piloting Skills

ARE YOU FLYING LIKE AN AIRLINE PILOT OR LIKE A BARNSTORMER? Have you ever asked yourself why most reputable flight departments and all airlines conduct structured “proficiency/recurrent” training every six months? Is it to give their pilots some much needed fun flying or maybe just an insurance requirement? Could it be that these professional pilots […]

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Interview with Jack Goldberg

 

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 had always wanted to be a […]

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Lessons from the Cockpit

 
Lessons from the Cockpit

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 for the first time when they […]

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Interview with Steven Mendez

 

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, and I am currently in Emirates […]

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How to Choose a Flight School

 
Plane Landing

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 hours that it takes for their […]

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What’s in Your Flight Bag?

 
What's in Your Flight Bag

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 with Bluetooth 8. Smith & Wesson […]

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