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Flex Air Flight School named 2024-2025 Military Friendly® School

SAN DIEGO, CA, UNITED STATES, February 16, 2024 / -- Flex Air Flight School, a pioneer in aviation training, is proud...

I own a flight school, so I applied for a Sallie Mae Flight Training Student Loan

Flex Air offers a number of Flight Training Financing options, but we are not part of the Sallie Mae program. We've...

Airline Pilot Salary 2023: How Much do Pilots Make?

Airline Pilot Salary 2023: How Much do Pilots Make? What is the Average Salary for Airline Pilots? Airline pilots are...

Increases in Airline Pilot Pay

The median annual earnings for airline pilots in the US was $202,180 as of May 2021, but since then the pilot shortage...

The Pilot Shortage is Not Over

The pilot shortage is a complex issue. This is a comprehensive analysis of the shortage of pilots examining pilot...

FAA Medical Certificates

Do you meet the FAA medical standards to get a pilots license? The FAA wants pilots to be healthy, and the way the FAA...

Types of Pilot Licenses

What are the Different Types of Pilot Licenses? There are many different types of pilot licenses (pilot certificates in...

Become a Commercial Pilot by watching Youtube Videos

No, but YouTube can make you a better pilot! With something as complex and safety-critical as flying a commercial...

Learn from the Best Pilots on YouTube

In the age of online learning, it's no surprise that many aspiring pilots are turning to YouTube to supplement their...

Best Career Options for Former Military Members

If you are about to transition to civilian life from the military, there are many employment opportunities available to...

Do I need a college degree to become a pilot?

Becoming a pilot is a dream for many, but some may wonder if a college degree is necessary to achieve this goal. The...

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...