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Five of the Shortest Flights on Earth
An important aspect of an airplane is how far it can fly or its ‘range.’ Major airlines are racing to introduce longer and more direct flights all over the world. To hold the crown of the longest scheduled flight, airlines…
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Pre-Flight Checklist Example
The most important part of any operation of an aircraft is working through the pre-flight checklist. Every aircraft has a pre-flight checklist with some elements provided by the plane's manufacturer that is designed to help…
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How Can I Become a Pilot?
Being a pilot is a dream that many of us have had at one time or another. Flying around the world, defying gravity while traveling to exotic locations, who wouldn't want that? Even though it sounds exciting and potentially a…
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How to Buy Your First Airplane in 7 Steps
Every child who dreams of becoming a pilot also has the dream of one day owning their own plane. The freedom and status that comes along with realizing that dream are undeniable, but as those children turn into adults, they…
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6 Essentials for In-Flight Comfort
The miracle of modern aviation is undeniable and the benefits of commercial air travel are obvious. It is incredible that we can now travel from New York City to Los Angeles in less than 5 hours. The only downside is that you…
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Aviation Films All Pilots Should Watch
We all need a little inspiration when it comes to our lives and careers. Inspiration can come from social media, reading articles or books, and from watching movies! There are no shortage of aviation films from which pilots…
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Becoming an Aircraft Mechanic
As more airplanes are produced, the need for aircraft maintenance technicians increases. This means that a career as an aircraft mechanic is very up-and-coming. Aircraft mechanics are also called aircraft maintenance…
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Understanding Situations Flight Attendants May Experience
As a flight attendant, you have to deal with a number of situations. Your job is to make sure that the passengers’ flight experience is as safe, pleasant, and relaxed as possible. This often means that you’ll need to be…
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7 Clever Ways Airlines are Saving Money
Airlines are always changing, especially with the increasing oil prices and number of passengers. In order to save money, many airlines are implementing a few changes to help save money. While many of these changes may not…
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Difficult Airplane Landings
The landing of Asiana Airlines flight 214 should have been routine in ever since with perfect visibility on a clear day in San Francisco. However, due to pilot error, the plane crashed resulting in the deaths of 3 passengers.…
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Aviation Accidents that Inspired Crucial Safety Improvements
Flying in an airplane is extremely safe. But how did flying become so reliable? Unfortunately, part of the reason why flying is so safe is because of accidents that triggered important safety improvements. Below are a few…
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Writing a Resume for a Piloting Position
If you’ve always dreamed of becoming a pilot and landing a great job with a major airline you might be wondering how to apply and write an amazing resume. Let’s take a look a sample resume and share some tips for writing a…
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One Pilot in the Cockpit – Is It Enough?
One of the biggest problems facing the aviation industry is the shortage of pilots. The number of trained, qualified and experienced pilots is dwindling. This begs the question, should the industry be looking to train more…
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Non-Airline Pilot Jobs
When a person tells you that they are going to school to become a pilot, the first question that comes to mind might be, “what airline are you going to fly for?” If you’re an aspiring pilot but you’re dreading having to…
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Things You’ll Find in a Pilot’s Flight Bag
When taking a flight, have you ever wondered what it was the pilots were carrying in that black bag? Or maybe you wondered why some pilots look like they are packing for a week-long trip while others just board the plane with…
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Benefits of Becoming a Flight Attendant
The job of a flight attendant is one of the most sought-after jobs there are! This is because of the many benefits that the job provides. Flight attendants are able to fly around the world and explore new cultures and cities.…
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Celebrities Who Have Been Kicked Off of Airplanes
As a pilot, you’ll encounter situations that may cause distress to your, your flight staff, and your passengers. Surprisingly, on-board celebrities may be the cause of this distress! Celebrities aren’t immune to bad days, but…
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Common Mistakes Made by Student Pilots
Every student pilot will make mistakes. This is an inevitability. But here at Elevate Aviation, we believe that being aware of the most common mistakes and how to avoid them is an important part of your training. We’ve…
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The Four Different Types of Airspeed
The Four Different Types of Airspeed. If you’re considering a career as a professional pilot, it’s important that you understand the four different types of airspeed. This information will allow you to be a safer and more…
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Social Media Tips for Airline Pilots
It’s common knowledge that many hiring managers will use social media to screen their applicants. If you’re up for a pilot job and they have to narrow it down between you and two or three other people, they may visit your…

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Five of the Shortest Flights on Earth
An important aspect of an airplane is how far it can fly or its ‘range.’ Major airlines are racing to introduce longer and more direct flights all over the world. To hold the crown of the longest scheduled flight, airlines…
#
Pre-Flight Checklist Example
The most important part of any operation of an aircraft is working through the pre-flight checklist. Every aircraft has a pre-flight checklist with some elements provided by the plane's manufacturer that is designed to help…
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How Can I Become a Pilot?
Being a pilot is a dream that many of us have had at one time or another. Flying around the world, defying gravity while traveling to exotic locations, who wouldn't want that? Even though it sounds exciting and potentially a…
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How to Buy Your First Airplane in 7 Steps
Every child who dreams of becoming a pilot also has the dream of one day owning their own plane. The freedom and status that comes along with realizing that dream are undeniable, but as those children turn into adults, they…