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Old 06-16-2019, 01:18 PM
alpinelakespilot2000 alpinelakespilot2000 is offline
 
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Default Flight instructor PHX area needed for future RVer

Gave a ride in the RV to a 15 yr old who is a sharp, great kid keen to start working on his ratings for a pilot career but needs to find an instructor who is good working with kids and ideally has access to lower cost trainers like a C150/152 to help keep costs down. Any recommendations I could offer him for the greater Phoenix area?
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Old 06-16-2019, 03:42 PM
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Gave a ride in the RV to a 15 yr old who is a sharp, great kid keen to start working on his ratings for a pilot career but needs to find an instructor who is good working with kids and ideally has access to lower cost trainers like a C150/152 to help keep costs down. Any recommendations I could offer him for the greater Phoenix area?
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Itís great to find someone like that whoís enthusiastic. But bear in mind, he canít solo until 16; canít take the flight test until 17. You donít want him to get discouraged with the wait.
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:45 AM
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Itís great to find someone like that whoís enthusiastic. But bear in mind, he canít solo until 16; canít take the flight test until 17. You donít want him to get discouraged with the wait.
Thanks. Heís almost 16 and will be going through his initial training relatively slowly, as in an hour per week or so. Age should not be an issue. Just needs an instructor enthusiastic about working with kids and access to a relatively inexpensive aircraft to train in.
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:57 AM
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Default Where in the valley of the sun?

I'd recommend finding out where in the valley he'll be living in, and what the nearest airport to him will be. Phoenix is HUGE , so posting location details would help narrow down a CFI for him.
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