1. Pilot Education: 7 Tips For Night Flying

    Flying at night, especially when you are a new pilot, can be intimidating. While flying at night is not necessarily more dangerous than it is during the day, it’s important to recognize and prepare for the different challenges flying at night presents. Today, we are going to share seven pilot education tips for night flying to help ensure your night flight goes smoothly.     Take A Nap There i…Read More

  2. How To Conquer Jet Lag

    In your aviation career, chances are, you will fly internationally and this travel will disrupt your body’s natural circadian rhythm. This condition is jet lag, and it is a real concern for pilots.   Pilots have to be awake and alert for air travel, for obvious reasons. And as a requirement of the job they spend their days and nights traveling through a myriad of time zones -- and as they time-…Read More

  3. Sun Protection For Pilots

    As you navigate your online pilot training it is important to include sun safety practices in your flying routine. We have all likely heard the warnings of the sun’s damage and how it leads to an increased risk for skin cancer — just 15 minutes of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can be harmful. So, where does this leave pilots? Pilots spend an upwards of nine hours participating in on-duty f…Read More

  4. The Dangers Of Pilot Fatigue & How To Prevent It

    Pilot life can be exhausting. From long duty days, time zone changes, and busy traveling schedules, it’s no wonder that pilots are so vulnerable to fatigue. Unfortunately, when it comes to the aviation industry, pilots cannot afford to feel fatigued, as their ability to perform their tasks is absolutely critical. In today’s blog, we are going to explore pilot fatigue and share some helpful tip…Read More

  5. Online Aviation Training: Hot Temperature Operations

    How does temperature affect aircraft performance? Back in January, we shared some helpful tips for flying in cold weather. Today, in the heat of July, we are excited to share with you some information on our hot temperature online aviation training courses and tips for performing hot temperature operations. Let’s dive in. First, let’s start off with a fun fact. Airplanes perform better in cold…Read More

  6. Why Should You Become A Pilot?

    Does the idea of soaring through the skies excite you? Do you dream of flying for a commercial airline, transporting eager passengers to new heights and foreign lands they previously only saw on TV? Then becoming a pilot just might be the right career move for you. In this blog, we’ll be providing a few reasons why you should become a pilot, from the opportunity to fly with some of the biggest n…Read More

  7. General Subject Training That Every Pilot Needs

    Learning how to fly a plane — crucial. Earning a type rating in order to fly a specific aircraft — essential. Knowing not just how to fly, but how to fly in low visibility — irreplaceable. The latter is one aspect of aviation training that sometimes gets overlooked. While much of the focus is, for good reason, placed on knowing how to operate an aircraft and all of its systems, much of the p…Read More

  8. The Advantages Of Distance Learning For Pilots

    We’re well into the 21st century by now, which means having 21st century solutions to our everyday tasks is an absolute necessity. Online aviation courses for pilots and commercial airlines present a vital solution that is built not just for the 21st century, but also beyond. With online aviation courses, also known as distance learning, airlines and their pilots have access to the essential cou…Read More

  9. Aviation Training For The Modern Pilot

    For years, we’ve heard that there’s got to be a better way when it comes to aviation training. Now there is. With CPaT Global, your pilots and your company can get aviation training for the modern era. Our online aviation courses and learning management system are second to none when it comes to advanced online flight training, type rating training, distance learning, and a whole lot more. Our…Read More

  10. What Is A Type Rating?

    Remember when you first learned how to drive? It took some time to go log all of the training hours, driver’s education classes, and finally earn your permit. Then, the time finally came for you to pass your driving test — and you did it! Finally, you were able to earn your driver’s license. But imagine if that license only qualified you to operate one type of car — say, a Ford Fusion (or …Read More