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.


Keep it up

Mechanical failures cause fewer accidents during training flights than noninstructional flights--but that is no reason not to be vigilant about maintenance upkeep. Read more >>

They heard it on the radio

Facebook and radio advertising--one a free tool, the other not--are the most effective marketing strategies for True Course Flight School in upstate New York. Read more >>

Pickup truck annuals

How can a flight instructor guard against slipshod maintenance that may have been performed on a customer's airplane? Here are some tips and telltale signs that all may not be square in the logbooks. Read more >>

Taking our lumps

Gravy, mashed potatoes, and ground saturated from winter storms aren't the only things that unexpectedly become lumpy. Random events sometimes clump together in time. Read more >>