“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Every parent has asked this question. She wants to be a veterinarian, or he wants to be a video game designer. We all hope for doctors, lawyers, and engineers but how do you respond when they say “Pilot”? Many kids say just that after their first flight on vacation. They see the uniform, the trip up to the cockpit and all of the buttons and blinking lights. Many forget, but the special few keep saying pilot over and over again, despite the computer programming camp and the piano lessons… pilot. Congratulations, you have raised an Aviator.read more
First, let me tell you a bit about myself before we dive into the subject. You might be thinking; “What the heck is a semi-international flight student? And who are you?”. Well, my dear readers, a semi-international flight student is somebody who was born in the States but never grew up here. I have the privilege of being a US Citizen, but my view on flight schools is from an international perspective.read more
We all have doubts about being good enough for something we really really want to do. It doesn’t matter if it is approaching an attractive girl/guy at the party or a raise at our job, that insecurity haunts us to a certain point, and student pilots are no exception for this feeling.read more
Practicing is required for any disciplined person to achieve their objective. Maybe you’re looking to become a greater musician, or you want to win a swimming tournament. Or, as in your case, you want to become a professional pilot. But why do we need to have this discipline? Because you need to acquire new habits and make time for your practice if you really want to make your objectives effective.read more
You have decided already in your mind that flight school is in your future, but, you’re uncertain about how long will it take for you to actually get enrolled? Is it difficult? What do I need to do?
Don’t let those doubts change your mind without actually knowing what the process is. Lets figure out long it takes to enroll at a flight school in the United States and the steps needed for it.
The Miami aviation landmark for nearly 30 years will be relocating it's Opa Locka Executive Airport facility at the end of November.read more
Every enrollment process can have a certain level of frustration and stress for the one who is going through it and the pilot enrollment process is not the exception for newcomers. Identifying the source of this frustration, however, can certainly help to minimize it and make the process smoother and lead to a better aviation learning experience. To help you with that, this is a list of the most common things to cause frustration in the pilot enrollment process and how you can deal with them.read more
You’ve finished your commercial license and think to yourself “Now What?”. This question comes across the minds of many student pilots. For those wanting to go after a professional pilot career, you may want to consider becoming a certified flight instructor. If your aim is the airlines you must reach 1,500 hours of flight experience.read more