Category Archives: Private Pilot Articles

Philosophy and Flight Training

As the owner of a flight school I have an opportunity to hire flight instructors with a variety of backgrounds.  Some received their training from university programs and others from freelance instructors at a small airport.  Their method of teaching … Continue reading

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How much does it cost to learn to fly?

This common question deserves some explanation.  First, there is no standard cost – it is different for everyone.  So let’s break down the various costs involved and some factors you can control to make flight training efficient and affordable. Airplane … Continue reading

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Airplane Checkout

Every operation has their own process for setting up new clients and getting checked out in an aircraft.  This guide is to help you get started at Rainier Flight with minimum fuss. Records – There is a bunch of information … Continue reading

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