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GoJet Airlines Meet & Greet

Join us for a “meet & greet” with GoJet Airlines on Thursday, June 17, at 12:00 PM. To reserve your spot (including lunch), email rsvp@nashvilleflighttraining.com. Come have lunch with GoJet’s Executive Pilot Recruiters, Captain Tyler Parham and Tamela Hoevel, to learn more about the GoJet team and discuss their unique programs and opportunities!
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Nashville Flight Training welcomes aspiring pilots during national ‘Learn to Fly’ month

In celebration of national “Learn to Fly” month in May, Nashville Flight Training is hosting an open house on Monday, May 17, 2021, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aspiring pilots will have the opportunity to take a tour, meet experienced pilots and instructors, and learn how to get started in the world of aviation. The flight school is located at Nashville International Airport, 801 Hangar Lane, Hangar #7. More information is available at www.NashvilleFlightTraining.com/learntofly. The event is free and open to the public, first-come, first-served with limited capacity. “With major airlines ramping back up to pre-pandemic hiring levels, pilots are extremely in-demand. It’s the perfect time to launch your career in aviation,” said Chris Erlanson, president of Nashville Flight Training. “In addition, financing options are available, making it easy to…
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Nashville Flight Training launches Airline Transport Pilot Certification Training Program partnership

Nashville Flight Training has joined with International Aviation Services (IAS) to offer local student pilots a direct, FAA-approved track to the highest certification in the industry: Airline Transport Pilot (ATP). The partnership enables student pilots enrolled at Nashville Flight Training a path to receive expert ground instruction as well as personal training in a Boeing 737 or Airbus A320 or A330 full-motion Level D simulator at IAS’s facility in Miami. It provides a start-to-finish route for student pilots to gain the experience needed to fly with major airlines worldwide. “The timing of this partnership couldn’t have been more appropriate, given the fact that airlines have restarted hiring at a rapid rate,” said Chris Erlanson, president of Nashville Flight Training. “Local pilots who want to go to the major airlines now…
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10 Things About Flying You Won’t Believe

10 Things About Flying You Won’t Believe

Over the years, myths, media, and the movies have brought about many misconceptions about the aviation industry. Truth be told, most of the general public doesn’t realize how safe, efficient and cost effective it is to fly. Here are 10 things about flying you won’t believe: 1 - You can earn your pilot’s license in as little as 40 hours of training. Seriously - did you know that the Federal Aviation Administration requires a minimum of 40 hours training for someone to get their private pilot’s license? There are numerous cases of students acquiring their license within six months. It’s not as complicated as you would think. Now don’t start to panic next time you get on a commercial airplane as airline pilots require considerably more training. 2 - Most…
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Introductory Flight Experience – Holiday Special

Introductory Flight Experience - Holiday Special This holiday season, change your ‘altitude’ with an Introductory Flight Experience from Nashville Flight Training! Climb into the cockpit of a real airplane with a certified instructor and see Nashville from a whole new perspective. It’s the perfect gift for aspiring pilots or anyone who wants an experience they’ll never forget. On sale now at a special price of $149 ($199 value) through Dec. 24. PURCHASE NOW» An Introductory Flight Experience is perfect for anyone who has always wanted to sit at the controls of an airplane but perhaps doesn’t know where to begin. It’s a great way to share the joy of flying, and it’s truly an incredible experience – especially for someone who has everything or wants a life-changing experience. Flights take…
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Missions Day 2021

Missions Day 2021

Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 9 a.m. Flying for a purpose. Bringing hope, help, and a message to the ends of the earth. Join us for our 6th annual Missions Day! Meet representatives from various international mission organizations who will share great opportunities to fly around the world with hope, help, and a message. Don't miss this growing and inspirational event! RSVP: info@nashvilleflighttraining.com
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Missions Day 2020

Saturday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m. Nashville Flight Training 801 Hangar Lane Hangar #7 Nashville, TN Flying for a purpose. Bringing hope, help, and a message to the ends of the earth. Meet representatives from various international mission organizations who will share great opportunities to fly around the world with hope, help, and a message. Don't miss this growing and inspirational event! Due to coronavirus mitigation, space is limited, and face coverings will be required. RSVP: info@nashvilleflighttraining.com
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8 Week Accelerated Ground School: Sept. 14 to Nov. 2, 2020

Nashville Flight Training has opened registration for their "Accelerated Ground School" for the general public. This course will focus on the oral component of the private pilot check ride and will be useful for students pursuing a private pilot license, those returning to flying, or those seeking a refresher course. All training may be applied toward the FAA requirements for a private pilot certification. Each class will be one night per week - every Monday night from 6:30-8:30 running from Monday, September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2. The student will receive a total of 16 hours of ground school over those 8 classes. Cost to the student: $599 ($800 value). Adult students who bring their children (between 12 and 17) can register their child…
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COVID-19 Mitigation

Nashville Flight Training is—and always has been—firmly committed to the safety of our students and instructors. The COVID-19 pandemic has added new challenges to businesses of all types and sizes, and ours is no exception. However, we are taking the “aeronautical decision-making” (ADM) approach to ensure safe operations going forward. Our goal is to prioritize both employee and student health concerns, while staying committed to our mission of providing the world-class flight training that our students have relied on for the past 10 years. We continue to closely monitor recommendations by public health agencies and workplace safety experts, as we implement the following mitigation protocols: Employee health and safety: We are taking extra precautions in our BNA offices to ensure surfaces are cleaned after every use and cleaning supplies/hand sanitizer…
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FAA WINGS Program

Wishing you were airborne instead of stuck on the ground waiting for COVID-19 to go away? Nashville Flight Training and the FAA are offering a way to use your time with great benefits - like FREE flight time! Participate in the FAA WINGS Program! Visit: www.FAASafety.gov Here's how: Click on "VIEW CATALOG" under "FEATURED COURSES," then click on "VIEW AVAILABLE COURSES" and "SHOW WINGS COURSES." Select WINGS courses that you are interested in. Take as many courses as you can with topics related to weather, decision making, accidents, VFR and IFR scenarios, regulations and many many more. Whoever has the most WINGS credits between March 26 and when our school is back open will win one FREE hour of flight time! Second and third place win a book of their…
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