First Solo Flight

My First Solo Flight

  When I was just 12 years old, the local doctor in my small Nebraska town bought an airplane, a Cessna 172, and got his private pilot’s license.  Soon I would see him flying in and out of the local airport, and around our county.&nbs ...

Pilot School Flying Dream

Things you should know when enrolling in a flight school

There are some things that you should know when enrolling in a flight school. It will help you find the perfect school and the right instructor to ensure your success. If you have a passion for flying, there is nothing more rewarding than flying yo ...

Flight Schools

Flight Schools

With the initial blogs post on www.pilotschedule.com we think it’s fitting to start at the beginning, Flight School.   Whether you are a seasoned professional here to schedule your 10,000th flight hour or a newbie who is looking to sc ...

voyager plane 1986

VOYAGER 1986 ON A WING AND A PRAYER

          All of us have seen aeronautical wonders during our lifetimes, especially in the 20th century.  But few if any can compare to the flight of the Voyager in December of 1986.  Voyager was ...

Aviation Safety

A Pilot Near Miss Story: The Airprox and how to avoid it

The StoryI was back home for the holidays and my girlfriend at the time had come to visit me, so I decided to take her on a ride in the club’s Cessna 152. We took off into the bumpy summer air and enjoyed the views over Versailles Castle as we ...