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Angle of Attack

Angle of Attack The “Angle of Attack” is the angle between a plane’s wing and the oncoming air (relative wind). If the angle of attack becomes too great, the wing can stall and lose lift. If a pilot fails to recognize and correct the situation, a stall could lead to loss of control of the […]

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Vmc Training – Multi-Engine

Alpine Flight Training provides all levels of multi-engine training. Vmc training is a standard part of our training curriculum. What is Vmc? Familiar to pilots of multi-engine aircraft, Vmc is the speed below which aircraft control cannot be maintained if the critical engine fails under a specific set of circumstances (see 14 CFR part 23). […]

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Maneuvering Flight

More than 25 percent of general aviation fatal accidents occur during the maneuvering phase of flight — turning, climbing, or descending close to the ground. The vast majority of these accidents involve stall/spin scenarios (half of which are while in the traffic pattern) and buzzing attempts. Stalls/Spins The majority of fatal stall/spin accidents occur at […]

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Last minute gift idea: Discovery Flight Experience Gift Certificate

Does your son or daughter, friend or spouse have an interest in aviation?  Give them a Discover Flight Experience with Alpine Flight Training located at the Eagle County Regional Airport.  The Discover Flight Experience is an excellent first step if they have interest in getting a pilots license or pursuing a career in aviation. The […]

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Give the Gift of Flight

The journey begins February 1st, 2017! Alpine Flight Training, the Colorado Rockies premier flight school is now enrolling students for our February Ground School. Reserve your spot today, seats are limited. Alpine Flight Training will be conducting a private pilot ground school beginning February 1st, 2017. The class will prepare students for flight training and […]

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Eagle to Telluride Air Charter

Alpine Flight is pleased to announce the availability of Eagle County Regional Airport to Telluride on-demand air-taxi service.  Depart Eagle on your own time table, the flight to Telluride is roughly 50 minutes.  Trips are priced per airplane, up to 650 lbs or 5 people. For more information visit our air charter website: http://www.alpineflight.com/aircharter/routes/EGE-TEX Eagle […]

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Vail Air Charter

PRESS RELEASE  – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Alpine Flight Receives FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Approval to Begin Air Taxi Services to and from Eagle County Regional Airport Alpine Flight is pleased to announce the receipt of FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Approval to Begin Air Taxi Services to and from Eagle County Regional Airport  Gypsum, CO June 24, […]

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Vail Valley Alpenglow

Flying at dusk through the Rockies can be a surreal experience.  One of the most amazing experiences is to watch the sunset in the rockies at 10,000 feet.  Board our aircraft and relax as we fly through the Vail Valley at sunset.  Alpenglow tours depart 30 minutes prior to sunset each day, weather permitting.  We’re located […]

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Vail Colorado | Mountain Flying Adventure

Looking for a unique activity to add to your winter vacation in Vail, Colorado? Consider a Mountain Flying Adventure. We have three aircraft to choose from, and a variety of different adventures suited to both pilots and non-pilots. Full Moon Night over the Rockies Flying under a full moon through the Rockies can be a […]

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Colorado Multi-Engine Rental

Alpine Flight Training now has a Piper Seneca 2, twin engine / multi-engine aircraft available for rental. The Aircraft features a recently redone interior, WAAS GPS, Speed Brakes, and is TurboCharged. Insurance checkout and experience minimums apply. Call 970-401-5105 for more information. Alpine Flight Training is located in Eagle Colorado, centrally located in the state […]

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