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CE-500 Type Rating myth or not

CE-500 Type Rating myth or not: Engine failure at V1 only in a simulator?

[embed]https://youtu.be/E46vR3xWoP0[/embed] Actually, in this video you will see one of our instructors conducting a lesson plan during a flight training (CE-500 Type Rating) session in a Citation 550 Bravo. Maneuver: Engine Fire or Failure at V1 The #1 engine is failed at V1 108 Kts. IAS Trainee continues the takeoff roll at V2 114 Kts. IAS to 400 ft. agl.…
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What's Included in FFC Flight Training -

What’s Included in FFC Flight 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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3 Steps to a Successful Check Ride

3 Steps to a Successful Check Ride

No matter how many check rides you’ve taken in the past, there is always a level of anxiety. To minimize your anxiety and maximize your chances of performing well on your check ride, here are a few tips to ease your anxiety. 1- Know what to expect. The actual content of check rides are listed on the FAA Practical Test Standards…
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In-Flight Loss of Oil Pressure

In-Flight Loss of Oil Pressure

In-flight loss of oil pressure in a Pratt Whitney JD15-1, 1A, 1B, 4, 4B, 4D engine can turn into a very serious issue. Should a pilot encounter loss of oil pressure in-flight, as long as it is not below 35 PSI, (Annunciator Warning Light and Master Caution Warning Light comes ON), a checklist should be consulted immediately and proper action…
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Aircraft-Based Flight Training vs. Simulator-Based Flight Training

Aircraft-Based Flight Training vs. Simulator-Based Flight Training

There are numerous benefits to training in an actual aircraft as opposed to a simulator. As a value to our clients Florida Flight Center provides only aircraft-based training making our clients more prepared for receiving their certifications, but more importantly best preparing them for emergency situations. What is the Difference? During the simulator based training, pilots are exposed to a variety…
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Cessna Citation Jet Training - FAR Part 23/25

Cessna Citation Jet Training – FAR Part 23/25

CE-500 Series aircraft can be certified under FAR part 23 or FAR part 25 CE-501SP and the CE-551SP are FAR part 23 certified aircraft. Both of these airplanes may be flown single pilot without a waiver as long as your checkride was completed in one of these aircraft to single pilot standards. The rest of the CE-500 Series aircraft are certified…
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Flight Training Now at Lynchburg (KLYH)

Flight Training Now at Lynchburg (KLYH)

Florida Flight Center Expands Flight Training to Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH) Lynchburg, VA – Cessna Citation CE-500 and CE-525 Initial Type Ratings, as well as Recurrent Training, and CE-500 Single Pilot Exemption certification are now available at Lynchburg Regional Airport (KLYH) via a joint venture between Florida Flight Center and Bon Air Brokerage. The addition of this Training Center allows…
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Citation Jet CE-500-Precision vs. Non Precision Approach Expert Instruction

Citation Jet CE-500-Precision vs. Non Precision Approach Expert Instruction

Excerpt from E-mail between student pilot and Luis R. Savigne - Director Training Florida Flight Center Hi Luis, I want to mention that I think you are doing a fantastic job of teaching.  You truly know how to get the information across and how to develop confidence in your students. I have a different view of why precision is needed in the Citation…
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