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Benefits of Training In Aircraft

Benefits of Training In Aircraft

Congratulations to Dan Powers and Dale Rose for successful completion of their CE-500 Type Ratings with Florida Flight Center! Dan and Dale were able to conduct the training in aircraft which can offer several benefits. Dan recently acquired a Citation 501SP and needed to get type rated. Our instructor and FAA Examiner traveled out to their home base in Nebraska…
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Citation SII Recurrent Training Single Pilot

Citation SII Recurrent Training Single Pilot

Congratulations to Lt Col (ret) Robert “Bam Bam” Martyn on successful completion of his Citation SII Recurrent Training Single Pilot! This is now the 3rd year Bob has completed his training with Florida Flight Center.  Bob flew F-15's for many years in the military and is now the President of Fregata Systems. At Florida Flight Center we work with all levels of…
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CE-500 and CE-525 Type Rating and Testimonial

CE-500 and CE-525 Type Rating and Testimonial

Congratulations to Eric Sheen for successfully completing both the CE-500 and CE-525 Type Rating! Eric came to us with no prior jet experience. He recently purchased a CJ for business purposes and immediately saw the benefit in being able to conduct 3 separate business meetings in 3 different cities all over FL in the same day. Those same 3 meetings…
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Expert Opinion on ABC7 Local News

Expert Opinion on ABC7 Local News

Florida Flight Center Expert Opinion on ABC7 Local News May 10, 2016 [embed]https://youtu.be/FMPoav2WtwQ[/embed] Our Director of Training at Florida Flight Center, Luis Savigne ATP, CFII, MEII, was asked to provide expert opinion on a recent crash near Sarasota that resulted in 2 fatalities on the ground. The crash occurred in 2014 that involved a Piper Cherokee with fixed landing gear.…
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CJ2 Initial Type Rating

CJ2 Initial Type Rating

Congratulations to Rich Dawe on successful completion of his CJ2 Initial Type Rating! We had our instructor travel to Rich's home base to conduct the CJ2 Initial Type Rating in their aircraft (read more on benefits of in aircraft training). Our goal at Florida Flight Center is to provide personalized training that meets your needs and we wanted to share…
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Frequently asked questions - final

Frequently asked questions – final

At Florida Flight Center we get a lot of frequently asked questions, both technical and operational as students begin their training for certification. To help you understand what to expect during your flight training(s) we have created this series of blogs addressing our most common questions. We hope the information is helpful and if you have any additional questions please…
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Valuable partner needed? FFC can help!

Valuable partner needed? FFC can help!

In addition to conducting CE-500/ 510/ 525 Type Ratings and Initial & Recurrent Training on most Turbo Props & Pressurized Pistons, Florida Flight Center can act as a valuable partner to most owners. In recent years, the cost of Citations have come down and this has prompted a wave of turbo prop & piston owners to upgrade into a light…
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One size doesn't fit all when it comes to training

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to training

At Florida Flight Center we get asked a lot of questions, both technical and operational as students begin their training for certification. To help you understand what to expect during your flight training(s) we have created this series of blogs addressing our most common questions. We hope the information is helpful and if you have any additional questions please don’t…
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Type Rating frequently asked questions...

Type Rating frequently asked questions…

At Florida Flight Center we get asked a lot of questions, both technical and operational as pilots begin their Type Rating Training. To help you understand what to expect during your flight training(s) we have created this series of blogs addressing our most common questions. We hope the information is helpful and if you have any additional questions please don’t…
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Do you find the Final Approach

Do you find the Final Approach and the Transition to a Visual Segment challenging?

As pilots, the transition from IFR to safely land the airplane VFR sometimes presents a difficult task.  A perfectly executed, stabilized final approach can often get very unstable during this transition segment. PAPI’s At DH or MDA PAPI is recognized as part of the runway environment and may be used to descend below DH or MDA to 100 ft. above…
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