It’s About Attitude: Preparing for Your Training

It’s About Attitude: Preparing for Your Training

It’s About Attitude: Preparing for Your Training

July 30, 2019 By Nicholas Christie
With a lot of 'hoo-ha' recently about ways to keep flying training 'cheap' and per-hour costs low for students, it's fitting to reflect on what it is that actually reduces the financial burden of flight training. While hire rates are important, NICHOLAS CHRISTIE reports that the 'per hour cost' is not the entire picture.
We all agree that flight training costs are directly proportional to factors that influence the speed and efficiency of your learning, and the cost of each hour of training. ...This content...

We all agree that flight training costs are directly proportional to factors that influence the speed and efficiency of your learning, and the cost of each hour of training. ...

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Nicholas Christie

Nicholas started flying lessons at the age of 13. He holds both Grade 2 (GA) and RAAus Flight Instructor ratings.  Since graduating from Monash University with a Bachelor Business Management (Marketing), he has held various sales, marketing and management positions across a broad range of sectors. Nicholas has written for a variety of aviation magazines in Australia and currently runs his own aviation businesses.  In 2016, Nicholas took on the challenge of building a “slow build” Van’s RV-12, at Tyabb (Victoria) and he has since become an active member of SAAA, AOPA and RAAus.  Nicholas believes that the passion and involvement of people (especially youth) in the aviation community is key to the sector’s future success in Australia and that minimal government regulation will assist in the industry’s continued growth and success.

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