So you want to learn to fly?

Well, congratulations and welcome to the greatest activity known to man. It is demanding, costly and takes some serious effort, but it is so totally worth it! If you’re worried about cost, keep in mind learning to fly isn’t really … Continue reading

Some quick tips for summertime flight training success!

As we approach the “dog days” of summer, complete with heat and a reasonably high percentage of good days for flying, less the occasional thunderstorm, let’s take a look at a few quick tips for getting the most out of … Continue reading

3 Things Every Pilot Needs to Know About… Efficient Control Tower Communications

There are a few simple, yet often overlooked things that pilots can do to make their communications with control towers more effective, efficient and easier! You’ve probably heard the old aviation adage that a pilot short be ahead of the … Continue reading

The Hobby of Flying is for Men & Women!

Flying is an incredible hobby… I think about the other things I do like fishing and golfing for example. While relaxing, they are ordinary in nature, I mean unless you are incredibly skilled at either, then it is more of … Continue reading

Find the RIGHT Flight Instructor

Would you buy a car without taking it out on the road for a test drive? I didn’t think so… Well picking a flight instructor is essentially the same thing. Earning a pilot certificate is a big investment, maybe not … Continue reading

3 Things Every (Student) Pilot Needs to Know About… Selecting a Flight Instructor

Training with the right flight instructor makes all the difference when it comes to flight training success. Any flight training, initial or advanced is an investment of your time and recourses. Before embarking on that journey it is important to … Continue reading

Students, HAVE a Mentor. Pilots, BE a Mentor!

Do you remember your journey to a pilot’s license? Are you mid-training now? Thinking about taking lessons? A mentor for a student pilot is one of the most important resources beyond the flight instructor. There is so much information and … Continue reading