Flight School & Pilot Training Resources

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10 Reasons to do Flight Training in San Diego

San Diego: A Pilot's Paradise For aviation enthusiasts, San Diego offers a captivating backdrop against which to learn...

How to Ace Your Private Pilot Checkride

A Comprehensive Guide to Preparing for your First Checkride Overview: The private pilot checkride is a pivotal moment...

VR&E Flight School & Voc Rec Pilot Training

Learn how Veterans Readiness and Employment (VR&E) can be a transformative benefit for service members who want to...

Movie Star Pilots

Movie stars, rock stars, professional athletes, they may be rich and famous, but with out a private plane, you still...

Does The GI Bill Pay For Part 61 Flight Training?

The GI Bill®, a program initiated by the United States government after World War II, has provided countless veterans a...

How to Become a Private Pilot - Step By Step

Become a Private Pilot You can become a private pilot! Getting a private pilot license (PPL) is fun and accessible to...

Reading List for Future Pilots

Academic studying is a crucial component of flight training, as it equips aspiring pilots with the theoretical...

How do pilots get paid?

Airline pilots are per flight hour, but have a minimum monthly number of guaranteed hours. This method of payment is...

SkillBridge: How any veteran can become an airline pilot

Veterans know firsthand the challenges of transitioning from military service to civilian life. The Skillbridge...

Three ways to time build to ATP minimums

The FAA requires various minimum hour requirements for certificates. How can you build time? Flight Training: The most...

How to pass your Private Pilot Checkride

Becoming a pilot is no small feat, and passing your private pilot checkride can be a nerve-wracking experience. But...

The difference between FAA Part 141 and Part 61 Flight Schools

Flight training in the United States is like choosing between a fancy 5-star all-inclusive resort or a roughing it in...