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  • Own your training experience

    Own your training experience

    All too often during the course of training students will experience some difficulties with their instructor. These difficulties can range from something as simple as having a rough communication day […]

     
     
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  • Breaking the Barriers, the Final 4 Obstacles to Your Flight Training

    Breaking the Barriers, the Final 4 Obstacles to Your Flight Training

    Sadly, many of the people who begin flight lessons are never able to see them through to earning a certificate. Much as the ongoing NCAA tournament that began with 68 teams is being whittled down to the final four, pilot candidates fall to the wayside for a plethora of reasons. But this article will discuss the four most common pitfalls and suggest strategies so you become a pilot rather than falling victim to these obstacles.

     
     
  • Keeping Flying Fun

    Keeping Flying Fun

    When was the last time you saw an ad that said “Come Learn to Fly Just for the Fun of It?” It is like we have forgotten that flying is an amazing and fun thing to do! Learn more about the forgotten fun of flying in the linked article.

     
     
  • Flying for the Young

    Flying for the Young

    As a flight instructor, I am often asked the question, “How old do you have to be to start learning to fly?”
    The short answer to the question is that there is no minimum age for a child to begin learning to fly. The longer answer is a bit more complicated and I will attempt to discuss that here.

     
     
  • Choosing a Flight School

    Choosing a Flight School

    I spend a great deal of time talking with prospective students each day who are searching the area for a flight school.  Although each student is unique, those who have […]

     
     
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  • Student Pilot and FAA Medical Certificates

    Student Pilot and FAA Medical Certificates

    As a student pilot, you will need a Student Pilot Certificate at some point during flight training program. When you will need it and how you can obtain it will vary based upon the type of training that you are doing.

    You may also need an FAA Medical Certificate. The type of certificate you should obtain, if you should obtain one at all, depends on your flight training goals.

     
     
 
 

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Clermont County/Sporty's Airport
2001 Sportys Dr.
Batavia, OH 45103
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