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Old 10-20-2008, 09:33 AM   #1  
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Default American Flyers Alumni - Please HELP!

Hello,
I am currently working on my private license, but will be switching schools in a few months. Please give me any input you can on American Flyers. Good or bad.

Thank you!
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Hello,
I am currently working on my private license, but will be switching schools in a few months. Please give me any input you can on American Flyers. Good or bad.

Thank you!
Post a picture of yourself and I will tell you.
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Post a picture of yourself and I will tell you.
Eww dude. Go creep elsewhere.

Which Flyers do you want info on? I did my CFI in Santa Monica.
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I would say stay the hell away from American Flyers.....I used to work for those lying scumbags.
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I am considering the Santa Monica location.
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I am considering the Santa Monica location.
SMO used to be ok for CFI training, but the management has changed since.
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I would say stay the hell away from American Flyers.....I used to work for those lying scumbags.
Corporate managemnet, yes. A few local branches may be OK if they are run by good people.
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local flight instructor at a local FBO is a AF product. 19 or 20 years old CFII but considered the biggest dumb** pilot around. they teach you how to pass a ride. not to have knowledge and be able to instruct.
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I'm at the Chicago AF as we speak.
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local flight instructor at a local FBO is a AF product. 19 or 20 years old CFII but considered the biggest dumb** pilot around. they teach you how to pass a ride. not to have knowledge and be able to instruct.
The guy being a dumb*** is only a reflection on his own personal character and attitude, not the guys that trained him. There are bad apples in every tree. If he has any sense of humility, he'd pick up on the fact that he doesn't know anything and learn from the more experienced people around him at the FBO.

Unfortunately, we work in an industry that attracts some of the most arrogant people alive.

Fly safe and remain teachable.
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