A Good Pilot Is Always Learning.
Staying Current is not enough to meet the demands of the complex situations, we as pilots face every flight.
Regardless of your pilot ratings, activities such as working on your tailwheel/complex/high performance/ high altitude endorsements, Instrument Training for Private Pilots, working on an Aviation Training Device (ATD) with an instructor on challenging Departure Procedures, en route scenarios, Arrival Procedures, and Instrument Approaches, while working on a Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA), and taking part of WINGS Program, are just a few helps you improve your stick and rudder while developing your Decision-Making Skills.
Continuing your aviation education is a MUST in order to meet the demands our pilot skills are put to the test every flight.
It is all about mitigating risk, last thing any pilot wants is to get a letter from the FAA regarding one of your flights, or being involved in an aircraft accident or incident and knowing it could possibly been prevented with proficiency training.
Although the FAA only requires the occasional Flight Review (BFR) or Instrument Proficiency Check (IPC), most insurance companies require that you receive recurrent flight training on an ongoing basis.
There are many options for recurrent training in your aircraft. They include:
Many of our clients prefer to train consistently at 2-6 months intervals using the Recurrent Training Program to keep their pilot skills sharp.
If you live in the NYC area, staying current does not mean you have to drive over hour to get to the nearest General Aviation Airport. We can work with you right in Manhattan, Learn More.
Insurance companies recognize the value of this proactive approach to safety, as well. Some insurance companies even provide 5% discounts for participating in the WINGS Program.