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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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Choosing A Private Pilot
Because air travel is able to get you to your desired destination more quickly and with more ease than any other travel method, it’s the preferred method for most everyone. When you travel by plane on a regular or…
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5 Reasons To Consider Becoming a Pilot
There’s a lot of work required when obtaining a pilot license, but it’s a great decision with a lot of benefits! Here at Elevate Aviation, we believe that everyone should have the experience of seeing our amazing world from…
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Cirrus Aircraft Fleet Selected For Airline Pilot Training Program
It has recently been announced that Lufthansa Aviation Training has chosen the SR20 as its primary training fleet. The flight-training program has ordered 25 of the technologically advanced aircraft to lead the training…
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Flying Over the Grand Canyon
It’s no surprise that the Grand Canyon is the most visiting site in the U.S. This is because it is an amazingly beautiful natural wonder of the world, and is on almost everyone’s bucket list! The Grand Canyon provides 277…
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Proper Aircraft Maintenance
Your airplane is a complex machine and it’s important that you care for it as such. This means being sure to regularly schedule maintenance, management, and inspections. In addition to keeping your airplane safe, it’s also a…
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6 Tips For Flying In Inclement Weather
Flying in inclement weather is stressful for even the most experienced pilot. It’s important that you have a few tips to consider before flying in unfavorable conditions.
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The Benefits Of Plane Ownership
There are plenty of benefits of plane ownership, especially having the ability to learn how to fly in your own aircraft. Because, like cars, no two airplanes will fly the same exact way. This means that it’s safer to learn to…
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The Do’s & Don’ts Of Learning To Fly
Recreational flying is becoming more and more practical for individual travelers. Long drives can be really boring and tedious, and there’s no traffic jams or speed limits in the sky! Additionally, pilots come from all…
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United Airlines’ Big Blunder
A lot can happen when flying commercial airlines. It’s not always the most pleasant experience and commercial airlines haven’t traditionally been making things easier. More and more decisions are based off the bottom line –…

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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…