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Flying During the Holiday Season & Beyond!

 

By: Mike Forth The holiday season is just around the corner and it can be one of the best times of the year to fly. Round up your family and friends, jump into an airplane and you’re off on an adventure during the most joyous time of the year. Now you can enjoy stress-free quality […]

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Letter From the President of American Flyers: Jill Cole | Oct-Sep 2018

 

Many of our readers have heard about the exciting changes within our industry from a career training standpoint. We are proud we’ve had the opportunity to impact the aviation world for nearly 80 years and we remain dedicated to being the leader in aviation education, shaping the flight training industry through career and personal training. By […]

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Is Your Runway Balanced or Unbalanced?

 

By: Dick Hyslop In the June 2018 edition of the Pilot’s Digest, we discussed the balanced field concept regarding runway length, but what happens when there is not sufficient room to construct a balanced field? Look at airports like New York La Guardia (KLGA), Dallas Love Field (KDAL), Charleston West Virginia (KCRW), or Reno (KRNO). Each […]

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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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