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Light Sport Part 1 (What is it?)

It is hard to believe but the Light Sport Pilot rating has now been around for 10 years.  It is sad to say but there are still many misinformed pilots out there who continually spread wrong information.   As you can see from the photo above there are many different types of Light Sport Aircraft

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Interviewing a Flight School

So if you are anything like me, you have looked over flight school websites until your eyes want to bleed and they all sound alike, they are promising to get you from zero to hero in X months at $X.  If you are lucky, there will be a plethora of schools to choose from where

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Budget – What does it really cost to learn to fly? Part 2

So you are ready to take this whole pilot thing a step further.  You have your Private and Instrument or at least you are thinking about getting them, but want more information on the remaining ratings. Seaplane Rating – $1200 – $2000   One of the most fun ratings you can earn.  With this rating

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Flight Training – Whats Required

Note:  the hours listed are the FAA minimums required for each certificate, HOWEVER, it cannot be mentioned enough that these are the minimum hours required for the certificate.  The average person takes up to 50% longer to complete his or her training so budget accordingly. To be Eligible to Earn an FAA Pilot Certificate you need

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How do you start to earn your Private Pilot Certificate

Welcome to the world of Private Pilot aviation.  Many have asked me what does it take to earn a private pilot license and this is when I say “You have already started.”  the reason is you must first ask questions.  One thing you will also need to know is that you will never have what

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Budget – What does it really cost to learn to fly? Part 1

So you have the flying bug! But how much is this going to cost?  Several variables affect the cost of learning to fly, including frequency of flight lessons, weather conditions, the type of aircraft in which you are training and its availability for scheduling, and individual aptitude.  Sometimes the cheapest advertised price may not be the best

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Flight Training

Whether you have dreamed of being a pilot since you first saw an airplane flying over head, or you are thinking of a career change, or maybe you are a retiree and you want to try something new and exciting.  Becoming a pilot is not a thing you do, but a dream you fulfill. For

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Aircraft Acquisition

To buy or not too buy, that is the question faced by so many pilots today.  The big question “Which aircraft should I buy?” Oh boy, this is a can of worms.  Many have asked if they should purchase an aircraft or just keep renting an airplane from the local school and my advice is

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