Aviation Training

Professional Pilots and the Helicopter Industry By: Craig Rogers There has been quite a bit of attention paid, recently, to the ongoing professional pilot hiring boom within the helicopter industry. Many outside observers have wondered if they have missed their chance to seize the opportunity to become a professional pilot and still benefit from the current market conditions. We are happy to be able ...

Fixed-Wing Careers This is absolutely the best time that a new pilot could have chosen to become a fixed-wing pilot. The opportunities available to today’s new pilots are historically without precedent within our industry. The volume and variety of jobs that are currently unfilled is enough to last several years without any expansion, but add to that, that insiders suggest that the industry as a whole is ...

Private Pilot Certification No matter what career you choose, starting out can be difficult. Upon graduation from college, many former students struggle to choose a job that will yield career opportunities. Many of those people will flounder, or wind up in jobs that have nothing to do with their degree. This is not the case for pilots. When you graduate from flight training, most students will simply have a private pilot cert...

Robinson Helicopter Training   It is absolutely vital that aviation students consider the equipment that will be available to them to use during their instruction. While you can learn the essentials on equipment that might not be standard for the industry, gaining flight experience on relevant equipment is going to be a huge asset to you when it comes time to find a job. The opportunity to train on the kind of machinery...

Fixed-Wing Career Choices Expand for College Grads There are many fixed-wing careers available to new pilots. The number of options available to job seekers is unprecedented in aviation history. The expansion is the result of a convergence of factors, most notably the fact that pilots are getting better and equipment is getting cheaper, along with renewed interest in many applications for aircraft. Analysts project that the growth in t...

An Added Bonus for Helicopter Career Success An Added Bonus for Helicopter Career SuccessAs many people have observed, this is truly an extraordinary time in the helicopter aviation industry. The combination of unprecedented growth has met an unusual situation that sees many older pilots retiring, which has resulted in an unprecedented number of jobs opening up to new pilots. With the Honeywell helicopter forecast reporting that there ...

Opportunities for Advanced Training: Professional Helicopter Pilots   Professional helicopter pilots must take certain steps to be sure that they keep their credential current. In many cases, you must book time with a CFI every twenty-four months in order to keep your license effective as a pilot-in-command. This is the bare minimum. And while we are constantly stressing the point that there is no shortage of opportunities for qu...

Looking for a career flying fixed wing aircraft? Professional pilots are poised to reap the benefits available to qualified individuals who have the training and qualifications to fly a fixed-wing aircraft. The aviation industry at large is facing the most serious pilot shortage in the history of commercial aviation. Due to an expansion in the applications for which companies and entities are using fixed-wing aircraft, there is an unpr...

Professional Helicopter Pilots: Mountain Flying   Professional Helicopter Pilots: Mountain FlyingThe tendency toward specialization has guided the careers of professional helicopter pilots for some time now. Cultivating a set of skills that suit a particular industry or help a pilot to navigate a certain terrain will guide his career choices. Among the most desirable skills a pilot can acquire, mountain flying is applicable to a ...