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.


Word of mouth or online presence?

If your flight school relies primarily on word of mouth for new business, but your competitors are drawing most of their customers from online presence, should you change up your strategy? Read more >>

Hiring-and keeping-good flight instructors

Keeping CFIs has always been a challenge for flight schools. That doesn’t mean you can’t minimize that turnover and keep good people for as long as possible. Read more >>

What went right, part two

We’re finally seeing some change for the better in how pilots fly and maintain their aircraft, 2013-2014 accident figures suggest. Read more >>

Implementing the Airman Certification Standards

With the new Airman Certification Standards taking effect in 2016, flight schools need to know how to prepare to implement them. 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 >>