Response To Hurricane Ian
In response to the effects of Hurricane Ian on our PGD campus, AeroGuard is offering relocation options for existing PGD students. AeroGuard would like to do anything we can to help during this time and our Enrollment Team will be reaching out to PGD students over the coming days to discuss options for continuing training with AeroGuard. Official statement: To
New Student Feature – Emelia
From conquering cancer to conquering the skies with AeroGuard, Emelia is the definition of what it means to persevere and follow your dreams. Originally from Colorado Springs, she grew up in an era of punk rock and self-determinism, making her own way through life and breaking out of social norms, all the while, holding on to a dream of flying
Will the Airline Pilot Shortage Get Worse?
It’s hardly necessary to be a pilot to know that a shortage is ongoing. News websites are filled with stories of airlines canceling flights, paring schedules, or even swapping regional flights for bus service due to a lack of qualified pilots. Compounded by retirements, the Covid-19 pandemic, and a lengthy training process for new pilots, the current shortage shows no
Boeing 2022 Pilot Outlook
For followers of the US aviation industry, the ongoing pilot shortage is hardly a mystery. At every level of the community – from flight instructors to major airline pilots – companies are fighting for a finite supply and providing more competitive wage and benefit packages to attract, and retain, talent. For an industry ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic then thrust
Memorial Day Weekend Flights Cancelled Due To Pilot Shortages
Over the holiday weekend, U.S. airlines were forced to cancel more than 2,500 flights due to a variety of issues, primarily pilot staffing shortages. The cancellations left thousands of passengers temporarily stranded while airlines scrambled to reschedule and accommodate for delays. Delta Airlines alone cancelled over 700 flights and smaller carriers such as Jet Blue saw delays on 25% of
Air Travel Returning To Pre-Pandemic Levels
The TSA just reported the third busiest day for air travel in 2 years with TSA checkpoint volume from March 15, 2022, up nearly 100% from 2020 – huge numbers for an industry that struggled to stay afloat during the pandemic. For airlines, the uptrend is providing a much needed boost to revenue and generating a stronger demand for flight
Frontier Airlines Set to Merge with Spirit : What This Means for Pilots
Frontier Airlines is set to merge with Spirit, creating the largest ultra-low-cost carrier in the US. Details are still coming in about the proposed deal, but what does it mean for pilots? With both carriers already offering discounted fares, the deal will allow them to provide travelers with better ticket prices, more flight options, and a higher quality of service.
Buying Guide 2022: Student Pilot Aviation Headsets
One of the most important pieces of equipment a student pilot needs is an aviation headset. You can’t fly without one. Not only is the cockpit extremely noisy, but students need to hear their instructor, and also communicate with Air Traffic Control themselves as they progress through training. Therefore, a suitable aviation headset is critical, with at a minimum headphones,
Dubai Airshow Closes with over 500 new Aircraft Orders
The Dubai Airshow took place this week, as the first major international airshow after the past 20 months were impacted by COVID-19, and saw over 500 new aircraft orders for airlines from Airbus and Boeing, showing an optimistic outlook for the entire industry. AeroGuard was in attendance and exhibiting at the event, as we have at other events in the
A Look at Sustainable Aviation; Fuel Alternatives For Greener Aviation.
What is Sustainable Aviation? Flight training, and flying as a whole, uses a large amount of fuel to keep planes safely in the air, however at AeroGuard, we understand the importance of being good corporate citizens, as well as keeping training practices on the forefront of technological advances. In this post, we take a look at the possible advances and