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Benefits Of Community & Connection In Challenging Times

The power of community and connection cannot be underestimated in times of challenge. Throughout flight school, there may be times where you’re pushed to your limits – however, with the right level of support, whether from instructors, flight staff or other students, you’ll have a better chance at navigating these challenges and rising above them. […]

The Importance Of Belonging: Why It’s Important For Flight School Success

A sense of community within an organization can be crucial for success, whether you’re considering applying for flight training classes, the military, college, or a specific job. At Inflight Pilot Training, we understand the importance of building a sense of community, as it creates a safer and more supportive environment for aviators to become their […]

Blog #11: Debriefing the Experience

Debriefing the Experience

Inflight Student Pilot Blog (Debriefing the Experience) My checkride has come and gone.  I’m a private pilot but still waiting on my official license to arrive in the mail.  I wanted to put together a debrief post of my experience, reviewing the time commitment, costs, and some of my highs and lows from the training […]

Blog #10: Private Pilot Checkride – The Final Test

Private Pilot Checkride

Inflight Student Pilot Blog (Private Pilot Checkride – The Final Test) Private Pilot: 54.6 Hours The day is finally here.  I have been working towards it for five months and today is the day I finally get to demonstrate my knowledge and flying abilities to a FAA Designate Pilot Examiner (DPE) with the hopes of […]

Blog #9: Doing My Best Jack Kerouac Impression – Solo Cross Countries

Doing My Best Jack Kerouac Impression

Inflight Student Pilot Blog (Doing My Best Jack Kerouac Impression – Solo Cross Countries) Student Pilot: 46.4 Hours My checkride date is rapidly approaching and I am starting to feel a little under the gun with getting all of my required flying in, specifically getting my solo time to the 10 hour mark.  Earlier in […]

Blog #8: Working on the Night Moves and Written Exam

Working on the Night Moves and Written Exam

Inflight Student Pilot Blog Student Pilot: 37.2 Hours   It is time to change it up and try my hand at some night flying, or as the classic Bob Seger song says time to work on some “night moves”.  His definition of night moves might be a little different from how I’m using it.  Anyway, […]

Blog #7: First Solo!

First Solo

Inflight Student Pilot Blog Student Pilot: 29.0 Hours     I knew I was getting close.  My landings were consistently safe, I had completed the required pre-solo written quiz, and I was becoming more capable as an independent pilot, and the next big requirement in my training was to start building solo time.  After a […]

Blog #6: Going Places

Going Places

Inflight Student Pilot Blog : Going Places Student Pilot: 25.9 Hours Up until now, I have been cocooned in the relative safety of my home Flying Cloud airport and the close surrounding practice area.  However, it is a big world out there and with my landings continuing to improve it is time to slowly but […]

Blog #5 Landings, Landings, Landings and Time Under the Hood

Landings and Time Under the Hood

Inflight Student Pilot Blog Student Pilot: 18.4 Hours Training has taken on a decidedly different feel in the last few lessons. We have moved away from the fun and carefree cruising around the practice area, learning maneuvers and taking in the sights to something slightly more grinding involving laps and laps around the pattern never […]