5 Must Have Items For Instrument Training

Eddie Rodriguez | Apr 19, 2018 | pilot shop

It’s no secret that Instrument flight training can be very challenging. For any step along the ladder of pilot training, whether as a sport pilot or airline pilot, not having the essential training equipment can severely dampen your progress. Here are the 5 must-have items for your instrument training:

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Jet-A Cessna 172 Joins Wayman Fleet

Wayman Eduardo | Apr 16, 2018 | kopf, press release

Press Release April 10, 2018; Lakeland, FL at Sun N Fun Airshow:

Wayman Aviation Academy, already operating a fleet of 31 aircraft, has added two Cessna C-172 Jet-A aircraft equipped with Continental Motors compression ignition engines. The academy, established 31 years ago, has one of the largest fleets for pilot training in South Florida. Wayman Aviation Academy has chosen to start transitioning its fleet to Jet-A burning engines to take advantage of the many benefits brought by engines using the Diesel cycle.

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Instagram: Looking Back On March

Gienne Van Engelen | Apr 12, 2018 | Airline

March has been a long month, where a lot of things happened. From our air-2-air photoshoot, one of our instructors getting a gold seal, one of our instructors and student having to do a nose gear-up landing and a lot of students getting to their #aviation goals. Let’s look back at our highlights!

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Behind The Scenes Of An Air-2-Air Photo Shoot

Gienne Van Engelen | Mar 28, 2018 | Aviation

This was something I’ve always wanted to be a part of; an air-2-air photoshoot. From great films like Dunkirk where they film dogfighting spitfires, or awesome popcorn movies like Top Gun and, well, just aerial photography in general. I always wondered how those photographers coordinated everything and brought it to film. Now I know and I’m here to share this #aviationadventure with you. Don’t get me wrong, first and foremost I’m here to become an airline pilot. However, it was refreshing to do this type of flying. We got some awesome shots, even though we had to turn back shortly after taking off because my door wasn’t locked properly. Oops.

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Job Guaranteed EASA Blue Air Program

Wayman Eduardo | Mar 23, 2018 | Airline

Blue Air and ATPLcenter join Wayman Aviation Academy in offering a world class EASA Job Guaranteed solution for pilots interested in flying thorugh Europe. The program is 100% job guaranteed, students start flying in Europe within 14 to 18 months.

Earn your Private Pilot (PPL), Instrument Rating (IR), and time building to 200 hours with Wayman in South Florida. After PPL cadets begin online EASA theory studies to master the 14 subject tests. Commercial Single and Multi-engine add-ons are earned in Romania. Then students recieved line and type ratings to begin flying Blue Air's fleet of 737 aircraft throughout Europe.

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Where to Eat at North Perry

Gienne Van Engelen | Mar 15, 2018 |

Flying makes me hungry. Well, to be honest. Flying makes pilots hungry. Naturally you want to eat good food after your flight! This article is for our future and current students that need some help knowing where to get some lunch or dinner.

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Start Your Flying Career In a 737 In Europe

We have a unique FAA/EASA program that students can start participating with. In this intensive 16 month course you’ll go from zero-hours to the cockpit of a 737 in Europe. Start your career with one of the fastest growing airlines in Romania; BlueAir. Don’t know what an EASA license is? Read this article to get an overview.

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Best Of Instagram: Looking Back at February 2018

February is the shortest month of the year, it literally flew by! Even though it is quick we have a lot of stuff to look back at. So, let’s take a look at the best posts of this month and; the stories behind them.

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Is Your Commercial Pilot Training Easy?

Don't Underestimate It

I didn’t pass my commercial checkride the first time. If you didn’t read about it, here is the link. Well, I did pass the second time which feels great! In this blog I’ll talk about how there seem to be a couple of misconceptions about obtaining, or rather ‘earning’, your commercial license.

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Our Waypoints: Fearless feedback

Gienne Van Engelen | Feb 07, 2018 | Airline

Fearless feedback is something you can use everyday. In the artworld there is something called a ‘critique’. You hang all your pieces up in an area and everybody can give ‘critique’. The important thing is to give constructive criticism though. But, how do we apply this during flight training? How do we want our instructors to give feedback to our students? Be sure to check out this behind the scenes video of an important lesson our vice-president Wayman Eddy Luy has to say to our instructors.

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