No Airplane? No Problem
If you live in the NJ/NY area there are several of great flights schools with lots to offer, it all depends on what are your needs. If you are looking to become an airline pilot, perhaps you are better off looking flight schools like places like ATP Flight Schools , or American Flyers. Both have locations in Morristown, NJ . However, if you are looking to get a pilot certificate for personal purposes, you might be better off visiting a local flight school. Click Here to a flight school near you.
The reason why we don’t rent airplanes.
Simply comes down to money.
Insurance for an aircraft available to the public or in a partnership with more than five pilots could be consider a “Commercial Policy”, were the rates could more than double. For accurate insurance quotes, visit or call: Falcon Insurance and/or Avemco.
Many people own airplanes that are cost prohibited to rent.
Airplanes in the flight training environment, tent to “suffer” more do to the environment of flight training, and some airplanes don’t take that environment kindly.
The selection for aircraft available to rent could be limited. Many Flight Schools or Fix Based Operators don’t rent airplanes with six seats, “fast”, de-ice/anti-ice/TKS equipped, or multi-engine airplanes. Just to name a few.
For those pilots who take the next step and become aircraft owners of airplanes like a Beech Baron, Cessna Stationair, Piper Mirage, or Beech Bonanza, just to name a few. These airplanes bring a new set of possibilities: More comfort for their guests, farther destinations, the comfort of having an hangar, more control on their maintenance, and total control on their airplane schedule.
Regardless of the type of airplane you own, us pilots, always need more training, and some trip might require safety pilot. From flying an airliner or a Piper Cup. A good pilot is always learning.
For those who choose to be own an airplane for personal or business reasons, their airplanes could bring challenges: insurance requirements, new equipment, new destinations, different weather challenges, and most important developing their skills to meet the demand of the new possible situations.