Operations

Ron Amundson on February 11th, 2011

Its interesting to note folks views on the cost of flight training. On the one hand, some hold the view that the cost will be high, and its ok if it goes higher, and its ok if the pilot population shrinks. Others hold to the view that aviation is too expensive, and that if the […]

Continue reading about The High Cost of Flight Training

Ron Amundson on March 14th, 2006

If I compare aircraft utilization today, to the early 80′s, it is sad, really sad. I think too many flight schools have their rates cranked way up. They are failing to reach a decent level of aircraft utilization, and in order to remain viable, are passing the fixed costs on to their students with high […]

Continue reading about Aircraft Utilization – running a flight school