Pilot’s guide to ATP certification

The demand for professional pilots has never been greater. Airline pilot requirements and mandatory retirements have significantly impacted the pool of eligible candidates and, in...

Choosing a Flight School

I spend a great deal of time talking with prospective students each day who are searching the area for a flight school.  Although each...

Flying for the Young

As a flight instructor, I am often asked the question, "How old do you have to be to start learning to fly?" The short answer to the question is that there is no minimum age for a child to begin learning to fly. The longer answer is a bit more complicated and I will attempt to discuss that here.

Round-Dial or Glass, Which Is Right for Me?

A question that often arises with new student pilots, when there is an option, is, "Should I train in a round-dial airplane or one...

Become a Part of the Community

Congratulations, you are either on your way or about to get started on your journey to becoming a pilot. As you begin this adventure,...

Keeping Flying Fun

When was the last time you saw an ad that said "Come Learn to Fly Just for the Fun of It?" It is like we have forgotten that flying is an amazing and fun thing to do! Learn more about the forgotten fun of flying in the linked article.

Save money with these 5 simple flight training steps

Learning to fly is not getting cheaper, but there's no substitute for the magic of flight. It's a significant investment, but one with amazing benefits...

Are You Prepared to Save Money on Flight Training?

Whether talking about flight training or any other type of training, in most cases, proper preparation can save you a lot of frustration and money. This post explains a few keys to successful preparation.

That Doesn’t Look Like My Airplane!

An activity that many pilots enjoy involves sitting at the airport and watching other pilots takeoff and land. While enjoying this pastime you may see some aircraft that look a bit different from your typical trainer. Join us as we take a brief look at some of the "other aircraft" that you might see.

Reaching New Heights

Ten days before my eighteenth birthday, I experienced the thrill of a lifetime ... Standing by the hangar alone, with not another participant in sight,...