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Night Flight in the Mountains

Flying VFR at Night in the Colorado Rockies Simply from reading the headline some of you may respond “that’s crazy.”  In reality night flight through the mountains can be more dangerous, but there are things a pilot can do to minimize the risk.  If you pick the right night, night flight in the mountains can […]

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Mountain Flying Instruction

Mountain Flying Course in the Heart of the Colorado Rockies Have you ever wanted to venture into the mountains with your airplane, but worried that you may not be ready for the challenge? If you want to fly in the mountains, the best idea is to get some mountain flight instruction from a qualified flight […]

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Mountain Flight Instructor | Mountain Flying Courses

I figured I would dedicate this blog post to telling a little about our mountain flying courses. We frequently instruct pilots who own their own airplane, and are from areas without mountainous terrain. One of the first questions that comes up, is how do I get to Eagle Airport to fly with you in my […]

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Mountain Flight Training in Colorado

If you’re interested in flight training with an emphasis on extending your knowledge with some mountain flight training then Colorado is the place to come to, and Alpine Flight Training can provide the instruction.  We operate from Eagle County Regional airport, located in the central Colorado Rockies.  Whether for several hours, or for several days, […]

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Mountain Flying Checkout in Colorado

Colorado is a great place to learn the ins and outs of mountain flying and get a mountain checkout. While there is no formal FAA rating or endorsement for a mountain checkout, many insurance companies will still require such checkout before pilots are allowed to fly into high terrain. At Alpine Flight Training we follow […]

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Learning to fly at 16, 17, or 18 years of age, what’s the right age?

When is the right time to have your son or daughter learn to fly?I occasionally get asked what’s the right age to get my son or daughter into flight lessons.  Having just had this discussion a couple hours ago, I figured this would be a great topi…

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Point your plane Due West, Aviation Fun in Western Colorado

Learning Mountain Flying in the Heart of the Colorado RockiesIf you’ve ever wanted to learn the skills to be proficient to fly your own airplane in the Colorado Rockies then we can help. Mountain CFI specializes in mountain flying instruction in …

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