How to Become a Commercial Pilot

Have you ever wondered how to become a commercial pilot? If you’re someone who has always wanted to fly but felt you couldn’t afford aviation as a hobby, maybe it’s time to think about a beginning a career as a pilot. In fact, it would help to first understand exactly what defines a commercial pilot. Simply put, a commercial pilot is someone who has been approved by the FAA to charge for pilot services. While most people immediately think of commercial airline pilots flying passengers (the most common example of a commercial pilot), there are other possible careers in this field as well. For instance, cargo pilots, such as those […]

VFR Pilot Rating vs IFR Pilot Rating

IR Rated Pilot Versus VFR Rated Pilot   What does VFR and IFR mean? The acronyms VFR and IFR stand for different types of FAA pilot guidelines that aviators must follow when flying. VFR stands for visual flight rules, which basically means a pilot  has to follow certain FAA flight rules operating by using only their  eyesight while flying. IFR on the other hand, stands for “Instrument Flight rules”, which means that a pilot is basically flying by using their instruments for navigation, radar, weather tracking, flight path monitoring, take off and landing purposes, etc.   VFR Pilot: FAA Visual Flight Rules VFR Pilot Information and VFR Flight Requirements When you first get started out […]

Flight School for Veterans

Pilot License Training At Approved Flight School for Veterans Have you ever served in the military? If so, did you know that you could start training for an exciting career as a professional pilot by using your GI Bill to help pay for the majority of your veteran flight school training? What’s the catch? It just so happens that almost anyone that has served in the military has GI Bill benefits to assist them in obtaining their commercial pilot license.   “We are Chapter 33 (Post 9/11) Benefits & Chapter 30 (Montgomery GI Bill) Approved” Our US pilot school in Florida, Epic Flight Academy, is an approved  flight school for veterans that provides superior pilot training at […]

International Flight Schools for Foreign Student Pilots

Facts On Attending US Based International Flight Schools for Aspiring Student Pilots Do you plan on choosing a US flight school? If so, you will need to obtain a US visa to be able to come to the US before you can begin your flight training at any and all US flight schools. International Flight Schools – Obtaining a U.S. Visa to go to a Pilot School in the USA Aspiring pilots that are interested in enrolling in an approved USCIS institution to attend aviation college or to go to accredited flight schools must first go through the process of obtaining a U.S. Visa. Depending on what type of pilot license […]