When the Best Aircraft Plans Go Awry

A pilot had dreams of buying a Cessna 195. That is, until he laid eyes on a blue and green 1946 Stinson 108.
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Commuting to the Line

When your home base is not your airline’s base, how do you make it work?
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How To Prepare for Your First Airline Training Program

One major milestone of an aviation career is passing your first Part 121 training program.
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An Airplane of Our Own

A Cessna 195 captures this pilot's heart, for now.
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Building the Dream, Continued

Airline captain Sam Weigel introduces us to his "dream home" in progress on a grass strip in the Pacific Northwest.
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Networking Strategies That Will Get You Noticed by the Airlines

Networking is one of the few things you can do for your aviation career that is free and can begin on day one.
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Pass Your Next Check Ride Like a Pro

A professional pilot offers straightforward advice on how to make passing your next check ride a breeze.
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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Professional pilots are facing a dilemma: do you build hours toward captain at a regional airline or jump to an LCC?
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Building the Dream While Rolling With Twists and Turns

"We had to decide: What did we want more, a house or an airplane?"
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Getting the Most Out of Your Airline’s Preferential Bidding System

Pilot Sam Weigel explains how a working knowledge of an airline's preferential bidding system will provide major gains for a pilot's quality of ...
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