Wayman Eduardo

2nd generation co-owner and manager of Wayman Aviation. I love working with people from around the world, traveling, and spending time with the family.
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Wayman Aviation Opa Locka to Relocate After 30 years

Wayman Eduardo | Nov 17, 2016 | Insider, kopf, pilot shop

The Miami aviation landmark for nearly 30 years will be relocating it's Opa Locka Executive Airport facility at the end of November.

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How to Eliminate Frustration in the Pilot Enrollment Process

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.

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The Next Step: Becoming a Certified Flight Instructor

Wayman Eduardo | Sep 14, 2016 | CFI

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.

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Don't Become a Pilot

There are already a lot of articles, blog posts, videos and different media pieces telling you to become a pilot, but this is not one of those. This is different. We all need to see things from a different perspective once in a while and that’s why we’ll see the reasons to not to become a pilot.

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How to Prepare for a Scenario Based Oral Exam

Wayman Eduardo | Aug 03, 2016 | CFI

New Airman Certification Standards

The new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) were developed by the FAA to provide a more integrated and systematic approach to testing. Most students and instructors think “Oh no! The test is changing!” But, what does this mean to the student? What we are actually seeing is that the examiners are moving from rote questions to scenarios that students have to think through.

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4 Steps to Enroll in a Flight School in Florida

Wayman Eduardo | Jul 20, 2016 | Flight Training

You’ve made the decision. Flying is in your future. Parents have been convinced, funding has been secured, and your are ready to crank that engine. The first thing in the road to becoming a pilot once you’ve chosen a school to go, is the enrollment process to be part of that program. These steps may not seem clear at the beginning, but here you’ll find them summarized in 4 quick steps that will help you going through the process.

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How to know if the Flight School I'm Interested in is Trustworthy?

When seeking to become a commercial pilot, one should first consider which flight school they wish to attend. Aviation is a huge industry, but a tiny community. Reputation is everything. There are certain flight schools with bad reputations and many students worry about finding a trustworthy flight school. This at times can seem challenging but using certain resources we will make this process a bit smoother and will have you confidently flying in no time!

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Must Watch: TV Series for Pilot Students

Wayman Eduardo | May 18, 2016 | student tips

We have all wondered what it's like to be a Pilot. Of course we will only have that certainty when we become one. However, we got curious and started watching some TV Series to actually hear from experienced Pilots about adventures throughout their careers. We have a few recommendations for you to watch and to learn a little bit of what it's like to be a Pilot.

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Can I Use My Foreign Private Pilot License in the US?

Wayman Eduardo | Feb 17, 2016 | Pilot License

If you are already a pilot in your country you may be asking yourself if you can use your pilot license in the US. The answer to this question is in short; yes. However, the US civil aviation authority, known as the FAA will only grant you a Private Pilot license based on your foreign certificate. Even if you are an ATP with thousands of hours, you will need to take certain steps in order to have your private license transferred and valid in the US. The process is called convalidation and the following steps are what you will need in order to complete convalidation.

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5 Benefits to Become a Commercial Pilot in Miami

1) Excellent Schools

You’ll find no shortage of excellent flight schools in the Miami area. 22 Schools and 5 University programs by our last count. There are always several flight schools located at the 5 GA airports so you are not limited to only one choice. 

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