Blogs : Gofly Online

How do I become a pilot?

GoFly12 Sep, 2019

Pilot training at large flight schools starts with a Private Pilot Licence but you can also start with (and save money on) your Recreational Pilot Certificate. Step 1: Recreational Pilot Certificate The first thing you will do is sign up for temporary membership of Recreational Aviation Australia (RA Aus), which covers you for your first […]

Five things you must know before choosing a flight school

GoFly8 Sep, 2019

How to compare apples with apples It is no surprise that the second most visited page on the GoFly website is the ‘fleet and pricing’ page. Price is important for most customers however the issue with pricing is that most flight schools do not disclose their full costs. For instance many flight schools show the […]

You can’t buy yourself a Pilot Licence (how flight training really works)

GoFly3 Jul, 2019

As the Chief Pilot and owner of a busy flying school, one of my main roles is making sure our customer’s expectations are met. This comes down to clear communication on how the student’s flight training course will progress even before they complete their first lesson. It also means giving honest feedback along the student’s […]

Why we created GoFly Online and how it can help your flight training

GoFly3 Jul, 2019

In 2014 I decided to make the first Australian ‘Recreational Learn to Fly’ DVD series. The reason I created the DVDs was because I discovered students were not remembering everything they learned during their flight lessons and they wanted a way to both remember what they had learnt on that particular lesson as well as […]

Great places to visit now that you can fly a plane

GoFly3 Jul, 2019

There is something magical about flying an aircraft into an new destination then stopping for lunch or an overnight stay. As the owner of a busy flying school I often get asked by pilots who have obtained their cross country endorsement, about places to fly to for the day or for an overnight stay. Knowing […]

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