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Into the Cockpit: Flying As a Bush Pilot

Bush Pilot - California Aeronautical University

Bush pilot flying is used for military maneuvers, rescue during weather emergencies, and reconnaissance. Explore what bush flying has to offer! There are many more aspects to a flying career than just  major and regional airlines. Some pilots prefer to stay with smaller airplanes and perform specific tasks in rural or tourist areas. Work as …

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How a Discovery Flight Can Spark Interest in Aviation

Discovery Flight with CAU - California Aeronautical University

If you are curious about the aviation industry, a discovery flight is a valuable option to help you determine if this is the right field for you. When student pilots are eager to begin their training and would like a preview of life in the air, a discovery flight can provide an exciting perspective. Discovery …

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3 Popular Types of Training Aircraft

Training Aircraft - California Aeronautical University

Before pilots start flying Dreamliners, they must learn more about aviation. These 3 popular training aircraft are utilized by pilots while starting off.   Pilots do not start out flying fighter jets on Dreamliners. They must first become accustomed to working with the forces of flight, learning how to work with cockpit instrumentation, operating and …

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How To Prepare For Your Instrument Checkride

Instrument Checkride - Cal Aero University

Beginning the instrument checkride calmly is a good way to establish the pace and tone of the rest of the event. Read more tips below on how to prepare!   Studying for the instrument checkride requires a great deal of time, cockpit practice, simulator rehearsals, and dedication. It can seem intimidating to prepare your checkride, …

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4 Cross Country Flight Planning Tips

Cross Country Flight Planning Tips - California Aeronautical University

To earn different types of pilot certificates and ratings, a student must fly cross country. These four cross country flight planning tips can help you succeed. Undertaking a cross country flight is an Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirement for earning the sport pilot certificate, the private pilot certificate, and more advanced ratings and certificates. A …

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