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 ...

Preflight inspection

PREFLIGHT INSPECTIONS: BE THOROUGH

As we enter flight school and start out as new private pilots, we are all taught the routine of preflight inspections and how important they are.  We are hopefully also taught to be very thorough.  The preflight is almost as important as th ...