Congratulations to all of the successful flight instructors who visited Aviation Solutions this week! One group (pictured above) renewed their ratings at Aviation Solutions’ flight instructor refresher course in Guelph, Ontario. These dedicated individuals chose to complete a professional development program in order to renew their ratings and offer an even ...
February 22, 2018Michael Schuster
“I have a friend who owns an airplane. Can you teach me on that?” by Adam Shehata. This question occasionally comes up in flight training and there are several factors to consider before answering. In essence, what the person is asking is whether you can conduct training in an aircraft not ...
December 2, 2016Michael Schuster
Despite great industry movement this year, we still hear from some new flight instructors who are having trouble finding work. A saturation of the job market stagnated many good pilots in years past. But the good news is that things are looking up; many instructors are preparing to ...
September 19, 2016Michael Schuster
"Instructing isn't a real job, it's just a stepping stone." Have I got your blood boiling yet? Mine is just writing the statement. We can go on at length as to why statements like this exist; in fact it’s a popular topic at our instructor courses. But in this blog entry, ...
January 24, 2016Michael Schuster
Some food for thought as we start the new year from our FIRC Presenter, Scott Peters. Generally, I find that instructors do not effectively “bill” for their time. For some reason, despite the money and time they have spent obtaining their licenses and ratings, they devalue themselves. We all know that ...
January 14, 2016Scott Peters