07 January 2014
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    How Do I Get a Pilot's License near Columbus, Ohio

    "I live in Columbus, Ohio and I want to get a pilots license!"  Every day we speak to hundreds of people who's desire is to fly airplanes or helicopters for their career.  We speak to aspiring student pilots who have a dream of flying aircraft or rotorcraft for a living. They are serious about their aviation dreams and are ready to take the first step.  Getting a private pilots license (certificate) is the first step toward an aviation career. There are many preliminary steps to take, and we can help you learn everything there is about becoming a pilot and earning your pilots license.  Call 855-435-4338 and let us help you get started today.

    Obviously, to become a commercial pilot in Columbus, Ohio students must take advanced training courses that go well beyond the "private pilot license".  But in order to take advanced courses that lead to an aviation career everyone starts with a "private pilot certificate". As a Part 61 Flight School, Upper Limit Aviation is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Our FAA approval signifies that we are a reputable flight school.  Moreover, ULA is  in partnership with two outstanding colleges. Together we offer prospective pilots an opportunity to earn their pilot's license and all the advanced training necessary to become a commercial pilot.  If you are ready to start working toward a job flying airplanes or helicopters, call us and we will coach you through the process.

    In addition to the private pilot certificate, we offer advanced aviation courses (college courses and programs supporting a career in aviation) that will lead to advanced licenses (cerfticates). Our unique partnership with institutions of higher learning allows our students to earn an Associates Degree with an emphasis in airplane or helicopter flight training.  The aviation degrees that our students earn better prepare them to compete for the best paying jobs.

    Upper Limit Aviation is partnered with Southern Utah University and Mid-South Community College. And, through our partnerships we can provide our students with the opportunity to complete a "professional pilot program" and earn an Associates Degree in both helicopter and/or fixed wing aircraft. If you are prepared to "do more than dream", call and let us help you get started on your journey to beoming a licensed commercial pilot.

    What are my first steps in becoming a licensed pilot in Columbus, Ohio?

    One of the decisions you need to make is which type of aircraft (or rotorcraft) you want to fly. Getting a pilots license in Columbus, Ohio does not allow you to fly any type of aircraft you wish. FAA's rules for getting a pilot's license (certificate) differ depending on the type of aircraft you fly. You can choose among airplanes, gyroplanes, helicopters, gliders, balloons, or airships. However, if you are interested in flying ultralight vehicles (or bush - sports plane) you don't need a pilot's license.  There is a lot to learn about getting a pilots license.  Call us and we can help coach you through the process.

    If you are serious about learning to fly, and you want to earn a pilots license, you should know what type of aircraft (or rotorcraft) you intend to fly. There are different types of pilot's certificates you can earn; from private pilot to commercial airline pilot. Before you start your training you need to know all about the eligibility, training, and experience needed for each type of pilots certificate you might earn. Flight school can be expensive, so you need to know your ultimate plan (career goals) before you get started.

    Upper Limit Aviation is dedicated to providing the best flight training possible.  With a focus on safety, and affordability, our student pilots are provided with a solid training experience. Our student pilots can earn a license to have fun flying, or they can go on to advanced training and prepare for a career flying airplanes or helicopters.  For more information about ULA's flight schools call 855-435-4338.

    Modern Day Military Pilot Training: The Rotary Wing training at Rucker began in the Department of Rotary Wing Training. The first four weeks in the Basic Instrument Division at Shell AAF (originally designed as a Fixed Wing Field). The student went from there to the Advanced Instrument Training Division at Hanchey AHP. At Hanchey we used the TH-13T helicopters instrument trainer, and later, the Huey (UH-1).

    Helicopter Flight Training Tips: Helicopter Pilots often play a pivotal role in many professions. Here are just a few of the occupational areas where licensed helicopter pilots are a critical part of the team. Certainly you are sure to find one that resonates with what you want to achieve in life.


    Turbine Transition Course
    www.upperlimitaviation.edu/turbine-transition-course.html
    ULA's Turbine Transition Course is designed to introduce a pilot to turbine powered helicopters, meeting the challenges flying a turbine engine aircraft.
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