FLY8MA Blog

Here's a list of helpful aviation articles.  Whether you are a Private Pilot, Instrument Pilot, Commercial Pilot, or CFI, these articles are made to help you learn and keep current on the regs.

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How to Become a Part 107 Drone Pilot

By Jon Kotwicki | January 3, 2021

The future is here, drones are flying around and they are getting cheaper and easier to operate. If you are interested in becoming a drone pilot, this article will cover everything you need to know …

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Instrument Rating Requirements

By Jon Kotwicki | December 29, 2020

Your IFR Ticket An instrument rating makes every pilot a more knowledgeable, safer pilot. Instrument rated pilots will also be equipped with the aeronautical decision skills to stop and think before you get into a …

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How Much Does a Pilot License Cost

By Jon Kotwicki | December 26, 2020

How Much Does it Cost to Become a Pilot? Pilot Certificate Certificate Cost (From zero experience)  Student Pilot License Free Sport Pilot License $4,000 – $6,000 Private Pilot License $8,300 – $12,300 Commercial Pilot License …

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Learn to Fly

By Jon Kotwicki | December 24, 2020

How to Become a Pilot People pursue a pilot’s license for a wide range of motivating factors, from a desire to achieve personal growth to pursuing an airline career path. Some aspiring pilots are fortunate …

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FTN Number – Student Pilot Certificate

By jonathank | December 20, 2020

How to Get a FTN Number So you recently heard you need something called an “FTN Number” before you can register for your FAA written exam or get your Student Pilot License. The good news …

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Blue Angels Drone Near Miss

By jonathank | December 20, 2020

On May 12th, at approximately 11:47 AM, the Blue Angels were performing a formation flyover in Detroit to honor first responders and medical staff battling COVID-19. The flyover was appropriately titled the “Detroit America Strong …

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