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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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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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Pilots’ Priority Checklist
If left unchecked, distractions may wreak havoc on a flight. These distractions can range from simple ones to more serious emergencies. The best way to help pilots manage distraction is by remembering to prioritize three…
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4 Tips on Saving Money While Learning to Become a Pilot
The start of the new year is a great time to start setting some financial goals. If you’re in flight school, it can be difficult to know how to save money. Luckily, there are a few ways to save money on your flight training…
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FAA Knowledge Test Study Tips
For many people who are studying to become pilots, the FAA Knowledge test may be the first test you’ve taken in a long time, maybe even years! Testing can be stressful, so we here at Elevate Aviation want to help eliminate as…
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Cirrus’ Autoland System Allows Private Jets to Land Themselves
The Safe Return Emergency Autoland System, developed by Garmin with input by Piper and Cirrus, allows passengers to hit a large red button that allows the plane to land safely if the pilot has been incapacitated. When this…