Choosing a Flight School: A Guide for Prospective Pilots
Published FEB 7 2024 by Kim Nagel
Discover how to select the best flight school for your aviation journey. This guide lays out essential factors to consider, including location, safety measures, available training programs, the flight school's history, and the quality of instructors.
Pilot Training Over the Years and Ideal Aviation’s Contribution to Its History
Published JAN 16 2024 by Kim Nagel
Dive into flight training history with Ideal Aviation. From Wright Brothers' legacy to Bill Macon's leadership, our flight school blends rich past with modern growth. Explore top-notch programs, an expanding fleet, and book your journey to the skies in 2024!
What’s an Alternate Airport?
Published DEC 14 2023 by Bill Macon
Learn about the crucial role of alternate airports in IFR flight planning, including the “1, 2, 3” rule for filing alternates. Explore the considerations, regulations, and decision-making involved in choosing and utilizing an alternate airport during instrument training.
How our Piper Pilots and Tecnam P92s Increase Safety with Garmin G3X Avionics
Published SEP 28 2023 by Bill Macon
At Ideal Aviation, we're dedicated to enhancing these essential aspects of your flying experience. Let's explore how the Garmin G3X Touch avionics suite perfectly aligns with our commitment to providing top tier flight training and aircraft rental services.
Don’t Do It Alone - Succeed With Friends From Your Flight School
Published AUG 29 2023 by Bill Macon
At Ideal Aviation, we believe that the best way to become a successful pilot is to learn from and support each other. That's why we create a community oriented environment where students can collaborate, share knowledge, and build lasting friendships.
5 Ways to Make Most out of Your Flight Lesson
Published JUL 28 2023 by Bill Macon
Are you interested in learning to fly? If so, you're in luck! Ideal Aviation in St. Louis is THE flight school that can help you achieve your dream of becoming a pilot. In this blog post, we'll share five tips to help you make the most out of your flight lessons. So whether you're a beginner or an experienced pilot, read on for some helpful advice!
Ideal Aviation Showcases Tecnam P92 Aircraft at Youth Aviation Day in St. Louis
Published JUN 7 2023 by Kim Nagel
Ideal Aviation participated in the highly successful Youth Aviation Day organized by the Gateway Youth Aeronautical Foundation. The event, held on June 3, 2023, at Creve Coeur Airport, attracted aviation enthusiasts of all ages, providing an exhilarating and educational experience.
Ideal Aviation's Assistant Chief Instructor Receives Flight Instructor of the Year
Published MAY 14 2023 by Kim Nagel
CONGRATULATIONS to our very own Assistant Chief-fixed wing, James, for receiving flight instructor of the year! We thank you for everything you have done and continue to do to help Ideal and its students succeed!
What You Will Learn in Your First Few Hours Training
Published MAY 11 2023 by Bill Macon
If you're considering flight training, you might be curious about what the first few hours will be like. Let's go over the top five things you can expect to learn when you embark on your journey to becoming a pilot.