Going the Distance

Going the Distance

The cross country phase of your initial fight training is some of the most fun you will ever has a pilot. It is the first time you will ever be able to explore from the air! Here are some ways to get the most out of your x/c training experience: Visit a place, not...
Smitten with the Written

Smitten with the Written

A passing score for any of the written pilot exams is 70%. The question then, is what 30% of the material covered on the exam doesn’t matter? The “written” is often looked upon as an annoying hurdle to overcome while enroute to a pilot certificate. The majority of...
Redbird Flight Sim for the Win

Redbird Flight Sim for the Win

Pick a word to describe this winter: bad, terrible, gross, relentless, or yuck, Any of them would be fair. We experienced the worst winter flying weather we have seen in years, oftentimes making VFR or even IFR flying an impossibility. Through it all, many of our...
Earn Your Tailwheel Endorsement With Us!

Earn Your Tailwheel Endorsement With Us!

We are proud to announce that you are now able to earn your tailwheel endorsement with us in our ACA Super Decathlon. Taildraggers harken back to an earlier era of aviation when fabric and wood were the dominate materials used to make airplanes. It wasn’t until Cessna...
Getting Back in the Saddle

Getting Back in the Saddle

At least once per week, if not every day, someone will contact our school and tell us a story. That story sounds like this: “I flew when I was younger. I loved it. But, life happens. I had kids. Had to save for college. Work got busy. And so it has been 20 years or so...