Advantages & Opportunities Of Holding a Private Pilot License Are you thinking about becoming a private pilot and wondering what you can do with your certification? There are many advantages and opportunities available to people who hold a private pilot license. Although you probably won’t be able to make [...]
Why Should You Consider Becoming A CFI Are you looking for an exciting career that involves aviation? Maybe the right path for you is to become a certified flight instructor (CFI). Teaching others how to fly airplanes can be an extremely rewarding experience that turns your love for flying [...]
Keeping You Safe During A Pilot Training Safety is a crucial portion of pilot training, both for pilots and their passengers. At Gilbert flight training, safety is the primary focus of all classes, simulations, and time in aircraft. Each year, hundreds of thousands of flights across the United States [...]
What Is An Altimeter & How Do I Read It? When you attend Arizona flight school, one of the most important instruments you’ll learn to use is an altimeter. This device tells you the altitude of your plane, measured from either mean sea level (MSL) or above the ground [...]
Different Types Of Pilot Certifications: Everything You Need To Know A pilot license, like a driver's license, is required to operate an aircraft. It is a crucial tool to fly with the regulations required by the FAA. Pilot licenses vary depending on the purpose of the flight. They also [...]
The Benefits Of Obtaining A Multi Engine Rating For Your Pilot Career Like many other pilots, you could be debating whether to obtain a multi-engine rating or not. You might be asking whether it is worthwhile and what the benefits are. Moreover, you might not be familiar with the [...]
How To Take Advantage Of Flight Simulators What Are The Benefits Of Flight Simulator For Flight School Students? Flight simulators offer a completely immersive experience to learn how to control a plane without having to fly it. Most flight simulators offer realistic views, whether VR or Non-VR. They are [...]
How To Prepare For Your Upcoming Private Pilot Checkride The term “checkride” can bring up feelings of fear, nervousness, or overwhelm as pilots must face the rigors of these mandatory tests. But for seasoned pilots, checkrides become a normal part of life. By the time a pilot is ready [...]
How Can You Prepare For a Successful First Solo Flight? One of the most exciting stages of becoming a pilot is your first solo flight. Preparation for this momentous occasion begins the first day of Arizona flight school and continues until your flight instructor believes you’re ready. So how [...]
The Many Benefits Of Getting an Instrument Rating Certificate When you attend Arizona flight school, you’ll have tons of class options available to you, ranging from basic flight training to advanced certifications. One of the most intensive training available to pilots is instrument rating, which teaches pilots to fly their [...]
Easy Tips To Prepare For Flight School & Become a Pilot If you’re thinking about training to be a pilot, you’re probably excited to get started! While you wait for your appointment with your instructor or the first day of flight school, there are several things you [...]
An Introduction To Aviation Risk Management A crucial portion of every quality flight training curriculum is the study of risk management. Managing risks as a pilot is both necessary and important to reduce the risk of accidents and complications. According to the FAA, an analysis of aviation [...]
What To Expect From Your First Flying Lesson You’ll remember your first flying lesson for the rest of your life. It’s such an exciting experience that not only will it likely be one of your fondest memories, but it can also be quite nerve-wracking. You may be too [...]
Top Reasons Why Going To Ground School Is Important To Start a Career As a Pilot In Arizona Pilot training involves two primary components: Ground school and flight school. With flight school, you are learning the actual controls of the aircraft and the practicalities of how to fly the [...]
The sky’s all clear for these Arizona high school students who take their lessons at 4,000 feet. When the seven students arrive at Falcon Field Airport, they file into Classic Air Aviation flight school.
Multiple aircraft Now Garmin 430 Equipped. Looking to back up your Fore flight app with a panel mounted GPS? Classic Air Aviation has been upgrading our Cessna 172 interiors and panels to improve the pilots overall experience.
Red Bird flight simulator arrived November 20th 2015 http://simulators.redbirdflight.com/products/sd#features
Our Citabria is back and boy does she look GOOD Our Citabria is turning heads with a new paint job!
Our first Instrument pilot of the year! 1-10-2014 Congratulations to Brian L on your Instrument rating!
Our first Commercial Pilot of 2014 - 1-10-2014 Congratulations to Christian S on his Commercial SE!
We have a new Private Pilot 12-13-13 Congratulations to Diana L on your Private Pilot License!
New Certified Flight Instructor SE 11-6-2013 Congratulations to Allen C. on your Certified Flight Instructor Single Engine.
New Commercial SE Pilot 10-29-2013 Congratulations to Shannon H. on earning your Commercial Single Engine license.
New Private Pilot 10-20-2013 Congratulations to Jerry G for earning your PPL License!
Congratulations to Leslie Sherlin!! Classic Air would like to congratulate our newest pilot on receiving his PPL 9/30/2013!!