Spin Training: It Might Save Your Life

I’m almost a CFI, the road has been long, tedious, tougher then I could have ever imagined, with many highs and many lows and it’s been a lot of fun too! It feels great to almost reach one of my goals. Now that I’m waiting on my CFI checkride I can look back at my training and at the highlights; which brings me to my spin training with Chris Kirk. I learned a lot, had a blast and feel like a safer, more competent pilot. Here’s why.

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CFI Bootcamp: Is It Worth It?

Gienne Van Engelen | May 10, 2018 | CFI

My Experience with the Cali-boys

At last, I am almost a flight instructor. It took me way more studying, time, knowledge and focus then I could have imagined in the beginning. Don’t underestimate the amount of work, studying, motivation and discipline you have to have to get this done. To make the transition from learning to the actual checkride smoother my school got in touch with California’s very own CFI Bootcamp. It’s 7 days of lectures followed by 7 days of flying to get you ready for one of the hardest checkrides in aviation. This is my experience with their program.

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3 Dicas Para Ajudar Voce A Reduzir Seu Custo De Licenca De Piloto Privado

Wayman Eduardo | May 08, 2018 |

Se você está lendo este artigo, pode estar pensando em se tornar um piloto privado. Antes de entrar em detalhes, deixe-me explicar por que decidi me tornar um piloto privado. Eu sempre tive uma paixão por aeronaves e em um momento da minha vida eu queria me tornar um piloto da Força Aérea, mas isso nunca aconteceu! Então, sempre tive a ideia de voar como piloto particular. No começo, achei que voar era algo caro e difícil de realizar, mas percebi que não era impossível! Eu comecei a voar aos 30 anos porque eu não queria deixar este passatempo para os meus dias de aposentadoria e agora estou orgulhoso em dizer que terminei minha licença de piloto privado com 42 horas de voo quando a média da licença de piloto privado nos EUA é obtido em 70 horas. A seguir estão as 3 coisas que eu coloquei em prática para obter minha licença de piloto privado em menos tempo.

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4 razones porque elegir Wayman Aviation para mi entrenamiento de vuelo

Primero, déjame contarte un poco sobre mí antes de profundizar en el tema. Usted podría estar pensando; "¿Qué es un estudiante de vuelo semi-internacional?. Bueno, queridos lectores, un estudiante de vuelo semi-internacional es alguien que nació en los Estados Unidos pero nunca creció aquí. Tengo el privilegio de ser un ciudadano estadounidense, pero mi punto de vista sobre las escuelas de vuelo es desde una perspectiva internacional.

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From Routine Training Flight To An Emergency

I never thought I would actually get into an emergency situation, never. Then, in a matter of seconds my flight turned into an emergency. Luckily my training kicked into high gear, and in the end, me and my instructor got on the ground safely. A lot of people keep asking me how I was feeling what went through my head and how we handled the situation. Let’s go through the whole flight, step into my mind as I take you through everything that I’ve learned.

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Quanto Tempo Leva Para Se Tornar Um Piloto De Linha Aerea Comercial Nos EUA?

Wayman Eduardo | Apr 24, 2018 | Aviation

A aviação pode frequentemente ter um caminho indescritível. Planeje com antecedência para atingir sua meta de se tornar um piloto de linha aérea comercial. Você deve considerar o custo, a localização e especialmente o tempo. O tempo deve ser uma grande consideração quando se trata de decidir para onde voar. Tornar-se um piloto de linha aérea comercial nos EUA é uma ótima opção, pois os altos padrões de treinamento ajudarão você a obter o status de seu piloto comercial de maneira rápida e eficiente. Isso fará com que você consiga seu emprego dos sonhos como um piloto de linha aérea comercial!

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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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