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Becoming a Pilot

If you’re not sure whether or not you would like to pursue a career as an aviator, our advice to you is………go to a nearby Flight School and take a ‘Discovery Flight’. A Discovery Flight or Familiarization Flight is known by various different names depending upon the Flight School, but generally involves a 30 minute […]

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Flybe’s Financial Statement Reported Their Expansion Plans Held Back by a Shortage of Trained Pilots

The Exeter-based carrier’s half-yearly statement explained, “With the current market capacity growth, shortages of trained pilots are emerging that put further strain on Flybe’s ability to grow the route network.” The regional airline is nearing the end of a three-year transformation plan, which included a brand relaunch, addressing fleet issues and exiting a loss-making Finnish joint […]

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Sun ‘n Fun 2017 Thrills Fans of All Ages

While the week started out with grey skies and not-so-distant storms threatening to put a damper on festivities, Fun ‘n Sun 2017 was ultimately unstoppable. By Wednesday, the skies opened up over Lakeland’s Linder Regional Airport, and aviation fans of all ages were guaranteed that there would be no shortage of sun or fun. Although, anyone who […]

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Compass Airlines Raises First Year Pilot Pay To $41.00 Per Flight Hour

First year, First Officer pay at Compass Airlines will soon be the highest in the regional airline industry. Compass is pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2017, its first year, First Officer pay will increase to $41.00 per flight hour. Additionally, First Officers at all pay steps will receive an increase. “The nationwide pilot […]

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Pilot Hiring Bulletin – April 2017

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VA approved


Kingsky Flight Academy is proud to announce that effective now we are approved to offer VA BENEFITS to all veterans that qualified. Use Your GI Bill® Benefits For Flight School Kingsky Flight Academy Academy is approved for VA education benefits, meaning you can apply your hard-earned GI Bill® benefits to help pay for flight lessons […]

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Liberty University School of Aeronautics at Kingsky


Kingsky and FAA welcome you to PROJECT PREFLIGHT 2018 Project Preflight is a pilot favorite at Sun-n-Fun each year! Come and enter the FREE competition to see how many airworthiness faults you can spot on a real-live General Aviation training airplane in just a few minutes. More importantly, learn what you may be missing when […]

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Flight training experience award


LAKELAND, FL – KINGSKY FLIGHT ACADEMY has been recognized for its high standard of accomplishment in flight training by The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the world’s largest aviation association. The flight school has been awarded a spot on the 2017 Flight Training Experience Awards as a Distinguished Flight School, a title given to […]

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Kingsky Flight Academy has partnered with one of the largest Universities in the United States to offer their student pilots, an opportunity to get a Bachelors of Science in Aviation online while getting their pilot licenses. After a lengthy process of approval, Kingsky Flight Academy becomes Liberty University’s flight training affiliate member.  Now Kingsky students can […]

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Kingsky Flight Academy Named Best Regional Flight School In The U.S.A.

10-17-2019 KINGSKY FLIGHT ACADEMY NAMED BEST IN THE SOUTHERN REGION BY NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Lakeland, Florida – Kingsky Flight Academy has been recognized for its excellence in flight training by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the world’s largest aviation association. Kingsky has been awarded the title, 2019 Best Flight School in the Southern Region, […]

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