American Flyers, In Pictures

A look at one of the big names in flight training.

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Multiengine students at American Flyers receive training in the six-seat Cessna 310. For more, see Pia's feature, "American Flyers."
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The Cessna 172 is the airplane of choice for the private and instrument ratings. For more, see Pia's feature, "American Flyers."
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**American Flyers' well-maintained older fleet, along with the focus on ground-based training, helps keep costs down.
** For more, see Pia's feature, "American Flyers."
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American Flyers recently expanded its Addison location with a new hangar and FBO services. For more, see Pia's feature, "American Flyers."
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Many students at American Flyers choose the traditional classroom method of learning. For more, see Pia's feature, "American Flyers."
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Others prefer to complete some of their training through home-based courses. For more, see Pia's feature, "American Flyers."
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American Flyers CEO Don Harrington says his goal is to produce 12,000 well-trained pilots every year. For more, see Pia's feature, "American Flyers."
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CEO Don Harrington has been involved in pilot education for 45 years. For more, see Pia's feature, "American Flyers."