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What if more people had wings?

I believe it is important to make sure that the freedom of travel and the pioneering American spirit that is embodied by general aviation and personal flying is saved for future generations. Since starting to send these emails a little over a year ago, my goal has...

Where do you fly from?

Many years ago, back when I started my flight training, I met up with some friends for dinner. One of them––who had worked for many years in Camarillo––said they had always been interested in learning to fly. “Where are you learning?” she asked. “At the Camarillo...

Some people like …

Some people like ... airplanes. Some people like ... the feeling freedom they get from flying. Some people like ... the challenge of flying. Some people like ... the convenience of traveling by personal airplane. Some people like ... the earning potential offered by...

Competing at a busy airport

Last week I shared some of the data we have analyzed from our directory. If you missed it, you can find it here. Amazingly, almost five percent of all US flight schools are based at just eight airports. So at a large airport with many schools to choose from, what...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Over the break I’ve been analyzing our directory data and there are some numbers in the listings that may surprise you. For instance, almost sixty percent (60%) of US flight schools are based at an airport shared with another flight school. Perhaps...

Aviation Pioneers

What if more people had wings?

I believe it is important to make sure that the freedom of travel and the pioneering American spirit that is embodied by general aviation and personal flying is saved for future generations. Since starting to send these emails a little over a year ago, my goal has...

Where do you fly from?

Many years ago, back when I started my flight training, I met up with some friends for dinner. One of them––who had worked for many years in Camarillo––said they had always been interested in learning to fly. “Where are you learning?” she asked. “At the Camarillo...

Some people like …

Some people like ... airplanes. Some people like ... the feeling freedom they get from flying. Some people like ... the challenge of flying. Some people like ... the convenience of traveling by personal airplane. Some people like ... the earning potential offered by...

Competing at a busy airport

Last week I shared some of the data we have analyzed from our directory. If you missed it, you can find it here. Amazingly, almost five percent of all US flight schools are based at just eight airports. So at a large airport with many schools to choose from, what...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Over the break I’ve been analyzing our directory data and there are some numbers in the listings that may surprise you. For instance, almost sixty percent (60%) of US flight schools are based at an airport shared with another flight school. Perhaps...

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