Go Back   Airline Pilot Central Forums - Find your next job as a Pilot > >
Flight Schools and Training Ratings, building hours, airmanship, CFI topics
 

Welcome to Airline Pilot Forums - Connect and get the inside scoop on Airline Companies

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ. Join our community today and start interacting with existing members. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free.


User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-12-2008, 09:22 AM   #1  
On Reserve
Thread Starter
 
smiths15's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Dec 2007
Position: Cessna 172
Posts: 15
Default Flight Schools in Raleigh

I am wondering if anyone knows a good flight instructor (part 61), or a certified Part 141 flight school (other than ATP) at RDU or a surrounding airport near Raleigh, NC?

Also, if anyone knows just an instructor, where can you rent airplanes?

Thanks

Last edited by smiths15; 11-12-2008 at 09:31 AM.
smiths15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2008, 04:06 PM   #2  
On Reserve
 
Joined APC: Jun 2008
Posts: 23
Default

Drive over to Burlington Aviation instead. Cessna Pilot Center, glass, very well maintained and exceptionally clean a/c, non-towered field so you don't waste money taxiing to a distant runway. You can fly a complete IPC in a 1 1/2 hours without leaving the area. I've used CFI Mark Reed.
EYELS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2008, 06:52 PM   #3  
New Hire
 
Joined APC: Dec 2008
Posts: 2
Wink

Try Flightgest in the TAC AIR building - nice place with 4 newer 172's
Road King is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2008, 05:30 AM   #4  
Line Holder
 
Joined APC: Dec 2008
Posts: 39
Default

Welcome to Flightgest.com - Air Charter and Private Aviation Services
Av8nFL180nBelow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2008, 03:48 PM   #5  
Gets Weekends Off
 
joethepilot's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Nov 2008
Posts: 227
Default

I did some of my initial Training at Flight Gest... Well... I did some training there when the flight school was still part of southern jet, wich somewhere along the line begame Flight Gest, the first instructor I ever had there was brilliant. The place has gone severely down hill since then. The instruction I got after the first instructor left was marginal at best, of course I didn't realize this at the time, but looking back at it now, I spent a lot of time and money there I could have saved myself. I have gone back several times over the years to rent, since I now live out of town and thats the only place I knew. I have been more disappointed each time I go. My recommendation... go somewhere else. TTA (Sanford-Lee) is a little out of the way but an excellent GA airport to learn to fly at.

Good luck ... and don't forget to enjoy the ride along the way.
joethepilot is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
 

 
Reply
 



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Airnet! Longbow64 Part 135 117 07-23-2009 08:46 AM
worthwhile flight schools in and around atlanta Motosaki Flight Schools and Training 25 02-10-2009 11:06 PM
Seattle area flying? aileronjam Hiring News 17 11-11-2008 09:27 PM
Flight Schools and the VA Otto123 Flight Schools and Training 0 11-04-2008 09:16 AM
Flight Schools in Denver Fedex Dreamer Flight Schools and Training 0 08-24-2008 05:53 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:24 PM.


vBulletin® v3.9.3.5, Copyright ©2000-2019, MH Sub I, LLC dba vBulletin
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.3.0 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Website Copyright 2000 - 2017 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1