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 08-27-2015, 12:06 AM   #1  
New Hire
Thread Starter
 
Joined APC: Aug 2015
Posts: 5
Default Looking for a Great FBO Anywhere in U.S.

Hi. I have been reading through many posts in this forum for about 2 weeks now. I am interested in this career. I have read through [The Truth About the Profession] and I am aware of the downside. My background is B.S. in electrical engineering from UIUC. I am 28 and I am planing to change career. I am also a Chinese citizen but is expecting to get green card in 1.5 years. I am currently in China.

I have 2 friends in the aviation. They told me the only way to find out whether I will like it is to take the PPL lesson first. While I do consider academies with great reputations like Aerosim/Flight Safety Academy, they are on the pricey side and I am not willing to commit yet. I understand both of them offer a professional package course but I wish to do my PPL first.

So I am looking for great instructors in a well operated FBO anywhere in US that takes international students and runs part 141 program. If the experience is great enough, I might choose to either stay with the FBO with all certification or change to Aerosim/FS for later course. I want to get experience in flying in the mountains as well if possible, but that is a soft requirement. I am not in a great hurry but I do wish to get all my certification done in 2 years ideally in 1.5 years. I hope to fly as much as possible in my training and I want weather to be least of the issue. But that doesn't mean I won't fly bad weather. I want to experience different weather in my instrument training and ideally in a mountain environment. I just don't want to get grounded all the time and delay my training unnecessarily because of the weather.

While there are a lot of posts on the forum, I couldn't find many post about reputable small FBOs. That's why I started this thread. Thank you very much for the info. And if I do miss a thread about the same topic, I apologize for my ignorance.
steins is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2015, 04:43 PM   #2  
Gets Weekends Off
 
Snoopy 01's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Jan 2014
Posts: 134
Default

FBOhotties.com... A good preflight covers every aspect of the flight.

You're welcome...
Snoopy 01 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
Details on Delta TA gzsg Delta 10296 07-10-2015 01:42 PM
The Emirates Advantage… Not just subsidies Kapitanleutnant Major 303 05-26-2015 06:48 AM
Time for Delta to dump ALPA? Scoop Major 153 04-10-2010 08:02 PM
The End has started- Commando Cargo 90 08-22-2008 07:57 PM
DHL Chooses UPS, not FedEx! Purple Nugget Cargo 40 05-30-2008 12:06 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:53 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