JB Aviation Awarded Distinguished Flight School We have exciting news to share! JB Aviation has been recognized by The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) as a 2023 Distinguished Flight School. This award comes from reviews of flight training experience through an AOPA online survey. The process yielded an evaluation of 608 different flight schools across the country, and JB Aviation was found to be in the top 30. We are honored and humbled to receive this award. Thank you to all the pilots who took the survey, to all our incredible flight instructors (past and present), and to the [...]
The last order of business is to make a couple of introductions to you. Late last year Borys Pawlowski came on board to JB Aviation as a part time flight instructor. Borys is a full-time dispatcher for United Airlines and also offers training for the FAA Dispatcher certificate. The second introduction is to Andy Preidis. Andy came on board to JB Aviation this week as a full-time flight instructor. Andy comes from Eastern Michigan University where he went through their flight training program and then subsequently began instructing his classmates at the University. Both Borys and Andy look forward to flying [...]
As with any business, our Flight Club has faced some substantial increases in overhead to start the New Year. Because of this, we will be raising our hourly rates on the rental aircraft. Beginning January 1, 2018 the hourly rates on our 172s, Cherokee, and Citabria will increase from $106/hour to $115/hour (club rate), and from $136/hour to $145/hour (non-club rate).