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
Aviation Solutions would like to extend our congratulations to Flight Instructor Contessa Bishop on receiving the 2017 Chief Flight Instructor’s Award. This national award is presented annually to recognize outstanding flight training educators who have displayed superior professionalism, skill, and dedication. The award recognizes those who contribute in a positive ...
January 7, 2018Michael Schuster
This is the fourth in a series of articles on incorporating airline best practices into ab-intio flight training, by Scott Peters. There is an expression out there and it goes like this: “If you’re early, you’re on time. If you’re on time, you’re late.” This is an interesting expression which must ...
January 22, 2017Scott Peters
What your website says and looks like tells prospective students (aka customers) a lot about your operation before they even visit it. These days, most potential contacts for you and your school will research their aviation goals on-line before coming out to visit the airport. So, what does your website ...
January 8, 2017Michael Schuster
Aviation Solutions would like to extend our congratulations to Flight Instructor Kyle Green of the Waterloo-Wellington Flight Centre, on receiving this year’s Chief Flight Instructor's Award. This national award is presented annually to recognize outstanding flight training educators who have displayed superior professionalism, skill, and dedication. The award recognizes those ...
December 15, 2016Michael Schuster
This is the third in a series of articles on incorporating airline best practices into ab-intio flight training, by Scott Peters. When I became a more “seasoned” flight instructor, it would be a common occurrence to command a go-around, missed, or overshoot. This was often followed by a transfer of control ...
November 6, 2016Scott Peters
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
This is the second in a series of articles on incorporating airline best practices into ab-intio flight training, by Scott Peters. We all know the dangers of distracted driving. Aside from the hefty fines associated with being caught due to non-compliance, the real danger is the numerous accidents and deaths that ...
August 24, 2016Scott Peters
Welcome to our new series Bridging the Gap: Airline Lessons. There is a problem in the flight training industry. Best practices from the world of airline operations frequently don't make their way back to those of us who are delivering the flight training. Ideally, flight schools should be regularly improving, and ...
August 2, 2016Scott Peters
In my last blog entry, I discussed the Future of General Aviation. Or more specifically, it's collapse - and the various ways for flight schools wishing to focus on this niche to proceed. Today, as promised, we will take a look at what Flight Training needs to look like going ...
March 28, 2016Michael Schuster