Flight School Business

AOPA 2015 Flight Training Poll & Sweepstakes

Have your students take the poll and enter the 2015 Flight Training Poll Sweepstakes! Generous donations from Jeppesen, Sporty’s, and AOPA offer you a chance to win one of several valuable prizes!

Flight School Business is dedicated to serving the needs of flight school owners and managers, and the businesses and services that support them. Each issue of the Flight School Business newsletter delivers news, marketing strategies, safety information, and more. It’s all geared to help you run your flight school more effectively.


Flying podiatrists

Flight instructors need to be generalists, but make-and-model experience helps a flight school provide service calibrated to a customer’s needs. How to get that experience is the challenge for many. Read more >>

Befriending neighbors

An airport open house/fly-in/community day buys a lot of goodwill for Chatham Municipal Airport in Massachusetts. Read more >>

Acquiring aircraft for a flight school

Before you add aircraft to your flight school fleet, be sure you have a plan and a mission for how they will serve your business. Read more >>

Dealing with no-shows

No-shows hurt your ability to operate efficiently and affect your business's bottom line. Here's how to keep them in check. Read more >>

Flight Training Loans

Your students can now finance their training at rates lower than most credit cards. Earn a private pilot's license for as little as $100/month. Learn more here >>