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Stall / Spin Training – Eagle Colorado

Thoughts on spin training and unusual stalls. Yesterday I flew with a pilot to conduct a flight review.  We had a discussion about stalls and spins and why understanding the nature of a spin was so important.  He was flying a Cessna 210 and one of his comments was basically that he thought he would […]

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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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Flight Lessons in Vail Colorado, Eagle Airport

Learn to fly in the mountains at the Eagle Airport, located near Vail ColoradoWhether you are learning to fly for the first time, or simply looking to add mountain flying to your skill set, Alpine Flight Training located at Eagle Airport can help.&nbsp…

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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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Renewing Your Pilot’s License | Recurrent Flight Training in Eagle Colorado

The process to get flying again after you have been out of it for years.Frequently I am asked what type of process is involved in getting back into flying after a person has been away for 5, 10, 15 or even 20 years or more. The process is surprisingly …

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How close to the edge of the performance envelope are you?

The importance of closely examining aircraft performance in the summer and at higher elevations. We frequently hear about complacency with relation to flying. The tendency of course is that as pilots get more and more time under their belts, they …

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Colorado Flight Instruction : Demand for airline pilots set to soar

Begin your flight instruction today at Eagle County Regional Airport… Here is an interesting article from USA Today regarding the future of Pilot Hiring.  I’m guessing this is a good time to learn to fly in order to position yourself for this upcoming hiring frenzy. http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/story/2011/06/Demand-for-airline-pilots-set-to-soar/48661596/1 After nearly a four-year drought of job openings, the airline […]

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Vail Valley Jet Center Flight Instruction

Alpine Flight Training has moved into their new offices as the Vail Valley Jet Center located in Hangar 1.  The Vail Valley Jet Center is the Primary FBO for Eagle County Regional Airport.  Our new facility offers a classroom, FAA Certified FTD (Flight Training Device) that can be used to accumulate training time towards an […]

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