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Pilot training Melbourne
June 5, 2017

Pilot training Melbourne

These candidates will continue on with their training. That training will require a total of 150 hours (with 70 flown solo) as a legal minimum and all of your previous flying in the RPL and PPL can be counted. You must be 18 years of age at the time of the flight test. As with the PPL there is a theory component. The theory consists of the same seven subjects…

Air Force Academy Pilot training
April 26, 2017

Air Force Academy Pilot training

Some of the most enjoyable training you will receive at the United States Air Force Academy is in aviation and airmanship. Aviation and airmanship courses will familiarize you with important activities in the Air Force, and not only introduce you to various aviation programs but possibly inspire you to pursue a career in aviation. Flying is a large part of United…

Subjects Needed for Pilot training
April 6, 2017

Subjects Needed for Pilot training

Flight school subjects entail such topics as flight theories, aerodynamics, navigation, radio communication and meteorology. Most of the math that is used is based on rule of thumb -type calculations. Aircraft today feature intuitive flight management systems that also make mathematical calculations during a flight. Pilot candidates should concentrate more on…

Pilot Flight training
December 28, 2016

Pilot Flight training

The same variables that affect the cost of learning to fly will affect the time it takes to earn your certificate. The FAA has established the minimum number of flight hours needed to obtain a certificate. Under Part 61 of the federal aviation regulations, the minimums are 20 hours for a sport pilot certificate, 30 hours for a recreational pilot certificate…

Indian Pilot training
July 19, 2016

Indian Pilot training

Professional pilots enjoy one of the most rewarding of aviation careers that offers rapid advancement to a future lifetime of high earnings. The Aviation Pilot Training program is FAA approved and designed to prepare you for your private pilot, commercial pilot, instrument rating, flight instructor, and flight instructor–instrument ratings. Once you graduate…

Eligibility for Pilot training
May 14, 2015

Eligibility for Pilot training

Both flight training providers and flight schools are required to document the completion of initial and recurrent security awareness training in accordance with TSA regulations (a.k.a. certificate of completion), and must be able to produce documentation on request from TSA. There is no need to send completion certificates to TSA. If you participate in an alternative…

Pilot training requirements
December 16, 2016

Pilot training requirements

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued regulations that require flight schools—including ATP—to verify students’ proof of U.S. citizenship, or ensure that TSA approval to train is received prior to beginning training (Flight or Simulator). To satisfy the requirements of this regulation: US Citizens Must bring a valid, unexpired United States…

Pilot training in Australia
July 18, 2014

Pilot training in Australia

When the question of, What do you want to be when you grow up? is asked, a pilot tends to be one of the more popular answers that young children respond with. But what does it take to become a pilot, and how does someone start their journey? Recently, we asked our Facebook fans to submit questions that they would love to ask a pilot. Well, you asked the questions…

Aerobatic Flight training
January 24, 2016

Aerobatic Flight training

Michael Blackstone and his team of aerobatic instructor pilots have been teaching the art of aerobatics in Orange County for over 20 years. They are all very well versed in flying and teaching the intricacies of flying aerobatics in and around the Los Angeles area. The methods they employ are designed to make learning aerobatics easy and fun! They strive to build…

Pilot Flight training Oxford
January 9, 2016

Pilot Flight training Oxford

What do a supermarket clerk, an airline baggage handler and a heavy-equipment operator have in common? They’re among the first participants in JetBlue’s new program to turn people with little or no flight experience into pilots. The initial six recruits in the second phase of training Monday, after three weeks studying meteorology, aerodynamics, aircraft systems…

Flight training Financing
December 31, 2015

Flight training Financing

The funds can be used for everything from starting and finishing primary training to advanced training, such as instrument training or obtaining a commercial certificate. It can even be used for the kind of fun flying that so many AOPA members enjoy, such as earning a tailwheel endorsement or seaplane rating. Unique features of AOPA flight training financing…

Commercial Pilot training in Australia
August 22, 2013

Commercial Pilot training in Australia

Delivered in partnership with the Royal Aero Club of Western Australia, the CASA Commercial Pilot Licence Course is designed to meet the needs of Commercial Pilots (Aeroplanes) by using a practical, hands on approach. This course is intended for students who would prefer to study on a part-time or casual basis. The course focuses solely on the requirements of…

WWII Flight training
February 14, 2017

WWII Flight training

Prior to 1940, the United States Army had approximately 4, 500 pilots, including just over 2, who were active-duty officers, just over 2, 100 reserve officers and a little over 300 who were national guard officers. As war seemed more likely, the number of needed pilots grew rapidly from 982 in 1939, to approximately 8, in 1940, to over 27, in 1941. Still…

Civilian Pilot training Program
October 2, 2016

Civilian Pilot training Program

In 1939, the United States government funded and introduced the Civilian Pilot Training Act, or the CPTA. Other European nations, particularly Nazi Germany, had begun similar programs, claiming they were civilian in nature when their motives were actually militaristic. This was obviously seen as a threat to the United States, so the CPTA was put into effect…