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.


The discount introductory flight trap

Flight schools that use daily deal websites may be tempted to deeply discount introductory flights, at the risk of creating a logistical and budgeting nightmare. Read more >>

Ready to go?

Adopting a casual attitude toward pre-solo requirements poses hazards to students and the flight school. Read more >>

Started on a shoestring

Heather Howley started her flight school in 2008 with $25 and a leased helicopter--and she hasn’t looked back. Read more >>

Managing transitions

A new course from the Air Safety Institute can help manage customers' expectations about the length and detail of transition training. 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 >>