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Ground Reference Maneuvers: A Student’s Guide

Ground Reference Maneuvers - California Aeronautical University

Student pilots must become familiar with ground reference maneuvers in order to demonstrate controlled airmanship. Ground reference maneuvers involve using an airplane’s flight controls to affect the course of flight. Knowing these are necessary to operate in an airport traffic pattern. A solid understanding of pitch, roll, and yaw are all involved, as are learning …

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4 Tips to Getting an Entry Level Pilot Job

Tips for An Entry Level Pilot Job - California Aeronautical University

Finding entry level pilot jobs can be difficult and stressful for students, but these 4 tips can help you find your dream job. Flight students who undertake the challenge of earning a commercial certificate are often as anxious about finding work as they are about passing their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exams. However, there are …

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How to Write an Amazing Pilot Resume

Pilot Resume - California Aeronautical University

After graduating from flight school, it’s important to create an eye-catching resume. Here are four tips to write an amazing pilot resume. With the aviation community in flux during the COVID 19 pandemic, some pilots are weighing the option of temporarily shifting away from passenger flying to cargo and charter flying which is rapidly growing. …

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4 Essential Tips for Every Student Pilot

Student Pilot Tips Taylor and Elza landing in Tucson - California Aeronautical University

There is a lot to think about regarding flight training. Those who take on the challenge of becoming a student pilot are beginning an exciting and exhilarating new period in their lives, whether they have the ambition of being lifelong private pilots or spending an entire career in the cockpit. No matter the goal at …

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Four Qualities of the Best Flight Instructors

Qualities of Great Certified Flight Instructors - California Aeronautical University

When a professional pilot is asked who helped him or her the most along the way, the answer is most often a certified flight instructor (CFI.) Great flight instructors have many qualities, but the most important one is that he or she is invested in his or her students. Commitment to service leads to all …

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