Pilot's Life Blog
The Pilot’s Life blog is here for you to learn what it’s like to go through flight school. There are many reasons for wanting to earn your pilot certificate. Some want to cross it off their bucket list and some want to be commercial airline pilots. Regardless of why you want to fly, there are plenty of things you will need to know to get in the air. And there are plenty of flight school curiosity questions and specific flight training time and finance questions that we want to make easy for you to understand.
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How Long Does it Take to Become a Pilot?
The short answer is 45 to 75 hours of flying over a 4 to 12-week period to get the most common first license – the
When Do You Need an IPC? The Ultimate 2021 Guide
Let’s start with the basics. What is an IPC? It’s an Instrument Proficiency Check. It’s usually the next step in a pilot’s journey once they
The Ultimate Guide to Renewing Your CFI Certificate
Everyone dreads these words, “license and registration please,” while you’re being pulled over. You reluctantly open your glove compartment and look down to see that your license has expired. Oops!
The Strength of Discipline
The lifeblood of a good pilot is good discipline. To be a great pilot, you need great discipline. Order | Checklists | Procedures | Habits
The Boeing Company estimates that America will need 30,000 new pilots each year for the next 20 years, at least. Air travel is soaring to
How to Become a Pilot
You’ve decided to get your wings. Fly above the clouds and become a Pilot. There are few that have the courage to fly their own