Air Race Classic Team Sponsorship

  Tennessee Flight Training’s team won 1ST PLACE the first time we competed in the Air Race Classic! This year, we’re offering another unique opportunity for companies, organizations and individuals to sponsor our team and support women in aviation. The skies are calling! What Is the Air Race Classic? More than 100 women pilots will take off on the adventure of a lifetime when the flag drops to mark the start of the Air Race Classic, an annual all-female aviation event stretching 2,500 miles across multiple states, June 21-24, 2022. The race begins in Lakeland, FL, and ends in Terre Haute, IN, with a nearby stop in Tullahoma, TN. Why Sponsor Nashville Flight Training’s Team? Sponsorship provides exposure to an audience of wide-ranging demographics and interests, most of whom are…
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Transition Training

Transition Training

Transition Training Topic: Proper Transitioning Training for Reducing Loss of Control Accidents Date and Time: Tuesday, January 15, 2019, starting at 19:00 Central Standard Time Download Calendar File Speaker(s): Bob Hill     Brief Description: Please join your friends at Nashville Flight Training in welcoming FAA Safety Team Program Mgr., Bob Hill, as we discuss the importance of being thoroughly familiar with each aircraft we fly, including: systems, emergency procedures, speeds, power settings, and normal configurations. One of the most overlooked factors that pilots neglect is thorough Transition Training.  Transition training is essential to ensure the highest level of safety and will greatly reduce the number of aircraft incidents and accidents caused by loss of control. Let’s face it – we all want to get the best performance out of our flying machines and ourselves. Moreover, we want…
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Nashville Flight Training to host ‘Missions Day’

Free event showcases the work of aid groups that fly into remote areas around the globe The challenge of flying into the world’s most remote airstrips and villages is not for the faint of heart. But those who do this dangerous work say “flying for a purpose” far outweighs the risks. Nashville Flight Training’s 3rd annual Missions Day provides an opportunity for the public to learn more about organizations that deliver international aid in hard-to-reach places. The free event takes place Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. More information is available at www.NashvilleFlightTraining.com/news. Participating organizations include: Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) Service Oriented Aviation Readiness (S.O.A.R.) Missionary Flights International (MFI) Ethnos360 Aviation (formerly New Tribes Mission Aviation) Jungle Aviation and Radio Service (JAARS) Agape Flights Missionary Maintenance Services (MMS)…
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Air Race Classic podcast

Nashville Flight Training team wins national all-female air race on first try ​This summer, pilots Mariah Ferber and Paige Kessler, flying for Nashville Flight Training, won the 2018 Air Race Classic, an annual all-female aviation event stretching across 2,600 miles and 10 states over four days. The team flew their Cessna 172R to victory based on the handicap speed assigned to their make and model aircraft. Mariah and Paige finished the race with an elapsed time of 5 hours, 50 minutes and 24.382 seconds. Their speed of 154.148 mph beat their handicap by 11.197 mph. Mariah recently sat down with Mike Harris, chief pilot and host of the “Why We Fly” podcast, to talk about the team’s recent victory and how they beat the odds to win on their first outing. Following are excerpts from the interview: About the…
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The Path to Professional Piloting

For many aspiring aviators, the dream of becoming an airline pilot seems out of reach, reserved only for those who can afford a four-year college degree and have years of flying experience. However, that’s a myth. In fact, there are many reasons why it’s now easier than ever to become a professional pilot. 1) Airlines are Facing a Pilot Shortage Just last year, Boeing released some startling statistics that over the next 20 years there will be a need for roughly 640,000 pilots worldwide, with approximately 117,000 in the United States alone (goo.gl/a4aapm). Simply put, the aviation industry is in need of pilots. Regional airlines are continuing to offer competitive pay, benefits, and signing bonuses in response to the demand. The time to launch your career as an airline pilot…
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Rusty Pilots Seminar November 17, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

ONCE A PILOT, ALWAYS A PILOT ...BUT IF YOU’RE FEELING A LITTLE RUSTY…Join fellow lapsed pilots at our upcoming Rusty Pilots seminar! We’ll help you brush up on your aviation knowledge and understand what’s changed since you last took the controls. You Can Fly Rusty Pilots seminars, held in partnership with local flight training providers, are the easiest way to get current again and rejoin general aviation in YOUR community. It’s easier than you think! JOIN US! To register, please visit: hangar.aopa.org/events/item/52/1779 Cost: Free for AOPA Members $69 for non-members Join AOPA and save now or register as a non-member and pay $69 fee. Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Location: Nashville Flight Training - Nashville International Airport (BNA) - 801 Hangar Lane - Hangar…
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