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Tips for keeping flight training costs manageable

Let’s face it, flight training is an expensive passion but John Fiscus, the Chief Pilot of the Flight Academy, recently wrote a short post for the Cirrus Owners & Pilots Association (COPA) website with a few tips about how to keep flight training costs at a manageable level. Specifically, John had been asked on another […]

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Does the price of avgas impact how much you fly?

Kent Misegades has written a blog post repeated by General Aviation News about an interesting article in EAA’s November 2011 issue of Sport Aviation (“My $.02 on $6 Avgas”) which had pointed out that the price of avgas might be less important than you think. In the article, author Mike Busch calculated the annual costs […]

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Business aviation up in arms over proposed European slot rules

Russ Niles, the Editor-in-Chief of AVweb has written a short article about business aviation in Europe being up in arms over recommendations in a consultant’s report to sharply reduce access to some European airports. Specifically, Russ mentioned the Steer Davies and Gleave Impact Assessment report to the European Commission (EC) which recommends that airport slots […]

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Is affordable flying really out of reach?

Ron, the blogger behind the House of Rapp blog, has written a lengthy and informative post about affordable flying that is well worth reading by pilots and would-be pilots alike. Ron began his post by pointing out some startling flying statistics: In 1980, the decennial census counted 226,545,805 people in the United States. That same […]

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