18 September 2014
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    How Do I Get a Pilot's License near Dothan, Alabama

    "I live in Dothan, Alabama 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 Dothan, Alabama 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, 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 Dothan, Alabama?

    One of the decisions you need to make is which type of aircraft (or rotorcraft) you want to fly. Getting a pilots license in Dothan, Alabama 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.

    Interesting Facts:

    That if the engine stops, the helicopter rotor continues to spin allowing the machine to slowly land, generally without crashing to the ground.

    The Jesus nut that holds the main rotor to the shaft got its name because a pilot once said, “Oh Jesus, if that nut comes off…”

    Schools and Hospitals Near Maxwell AFB

    There is only one elementary school located on Maxwell AFB, and it is open to children who reside on either Maxwell or Gunter. Most children attend one of the Montgomery County Schools located off base. There are also a number of private schools available including Success Unlimited Academy, Alabama Christian Academy and Saint James School.

    Famous Quotes:

    I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. –Benjamin Franklin

    What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. –Bob Dylan

    Limitations live only in our minds.  But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. –Jamie Paolinetti


    Robinson Helicopter Service Centers at Upper Limit Aviation
    www.upperlimitaviation.edu/robinson-service-center.html
    Upper Limit Aviation is an authorized Robinson Helicopter Service Center offering full maintenance and complete overhaul services for all Robinson Helicopters.
    Helicopter Charter Services
    www.upperlimitaviation.edu/helicopter-charter.html
    Upper Limit Aviation provides helicopter charter services. which are scheduled flights to create your own destination and schedule.
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