Flight School Business

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.


Do some homework, make a list, save a buck

As when shopping for a car, the asking price of fuel may be rock solid, or it may be a little more flexible. If you don't ask, you won't know. So ask. You just might be surprised at what you find. Read more >>

Student starts his own school

Daniel Clark, a 34-year-old instrument-rated private pilot, trained for his private certificate at a school that wasn't very welcoming. He and a few friends thought they could do better at attracting and keeping students, so they formed Executive Flight Training. Read more >>

A failure of sense and skill

Some accidents are instigated by instructors who unintentionally set bad examples - by hurrying, taking things for granted, or discouraging their students from exercising the degree of caution appropriate for their experience level. Read more >>

The vanishing piston twin

Thanks to recent revisions of the eligibility criteria, a new dilemma may confront pilots who aspire to the multiengine airline transport pilot certificate. Read more >>