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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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How Aviation is Going Green
Aviation is responsible for around 12% of CO2 emissions from all transport sources. Here in the U.S., around 450 deaths each year are caused by airplane emissions. This may not sound great, but it’s only 1/7th the number that…
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Common FAA Violations and How to Avoid Them
Every pilot dreads the thought of getting an FAA violation. Pilots are human and may make mistakes. However, a history of FAA violations or knowingly violating regulations can cause the FAA to take action against you. While a…
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Fitness Checklist for Pilots
When you’re learning to fly, you’ll find there a checklist for nearly everything! These checklists include a preflight checklist, a startup checklist, a climb checklist, emergency checklists, and dozens more. There’s also a…
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Learning to Transition to a Different Aircraft
Learning to fly an airplane that you aren’t comfortable with can be a fun and challenging task. Transitioning to different kinds of aircraft is a great way to hone your pilot skills and learn about different flight…
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New Years Resolutions For Pilots
2018 has arrived and many people are beginning to set New Year’s resolutions. Here at Elevate Aviation, we believe that, as a pilot, there are 5 resolutions you should make for the new year!
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Tips For Safe Holiday Travel
Flying is safer now than it has ever been in history! This is thanks to improved airplane design, maintenance, training, and regulations. However, when you’re traveling to visit family and friends this holiday season, you may…
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Why Not All Potential Pilots Will Make It Through Flight School
Many new piloting students will doubt themselves when they first start out. However, once they learn that any fears they have are unfounded, and that it’s much simpler to fly a plane than they originally thought, they go…
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Movie Myths Regarding Aviation
Everyone loves a good movie! Laughing at a comedy, feeling anxious during an intense fight scene, or getting misty-eyed during a romance. However, one thing we’ve noticed is that most films regarding aviation or flying are…
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Tips For Holiday Flying
Around 27 million passengers are expected to fly on U.S. airlines alone between the dates of November 21st and December 2nd for the Thanksgiving holiday. About a month later, the airlines will experience another surge of…
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Career Opportunities In The Aviation Field
When one thinks of jobs in the aviation field, piloting is often the first to come to mind. However, the flight crew is really just a small part of all the jobs needed to keep an airplane in the sky and an airline working…
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Overcoming Your Fear Of Flying
Millions of Americans suffer from an intense fear of flying, and even more find flying to be stressful and uncomfortable. This fear and phobia can prohibit people from visiting family and friends, or from experiencing the…
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Common Myths About Private Jets
There are countless ways that traveling by private jet can improve a passenger’s flight experience. While traveling via private jet isn’t an option for everyone, it’s much more available than many assume.

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Facts About the Wright Brothers
While the Wright brothers have their controversies, no one denies their contribution to aviation. They are an inspiration to most everyone who has piloted an aircraft. Today we will look into their past achievements and the…
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The Importance of Following Instructions from Cabin Crew During Flights
If you fly frequently, you can probably recite the in-flight safety instructions from memory! However, the cabin crew gets the attention of the passengers and presents all the information before every single flight. This begs…
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Highlights About The Owner of Our Turbo SR22T Cirrus Aircraft
Here at Elevate Aviation, we’re proud to be able to rent out the special Turbo SR22T | Cirrus Aircraft owned by Mr. Champagne of Eccovia Solutions. There are many benefits to owning your own aircraft, including the following:…
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A More Comprehensive Job Description of a Pilot
If you’ve ever heard that pilots are “just” taxi drivers in the sky or that being a pilot is “easy” for a friend who has done it on a computer flight simulator, you may be frustrated with the simplistic view of piloting held…