Picture of the Day: Youngest student ever

Ronald Leung submitted the following photo and note: “My friend’s son Quintin drop by to learn some high-tech avionics at Proteus Flight School at Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) where I teach.” Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent in […]

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GA SPARK hopes to be the spark that’ll ignite the industry

San Carlos Flight Center (SCFC) opened in 2012 with one airplane and some experience at other flight schools and flying clubs. Six years later, membership is roughly 400 and they boast 26 aircraft in the fleet at San Carlos Airport (KSQL). SCFC’s owner Dan Dyer readily admits their location near California’s Silicon Valley affords them […]

Updated flight school scheduling aims to help retain student pilots

Flight Schedule Pro V4 has been introduced, with an emphasis on solving the problem of retaining students for flight schools. “High turnover is a significant burden for flight schools. It’s difficult for schools to schedule instructors and staff, manage resources and cash flow, and to provide a stable and consistent experience with students coming and […]