Those of us in America and most other countries can find high quality training for the Private Pilot's license, or any advanced license or rating, but it is not always the case for pilots in some countries. Recently I wrote about many of the colleges in the United States which offer aviation programs, but what do you do if you live in Africa, for example? Well, a recent article I ran across called "Dear ZASTI, why the riot
?" which describes the process for obtaining a Private Pilot's license in Zambia, Africa. After reading this article you will be amazed that anyone sticks it out and ever gets their license!
I started my flying career in San Angelo, TX and must say the training was excellent. I started in a Piper Colt, but abandoned it quickly. This airplane sank like a rock and would not flair! Switched to Cessna 172s and progressed a lot quicker. My wife, however, learned in Piper Warriors (I was her instructor - note: before we were married!), so we always have that high-wing low-wing discussion! Until next time keep your wings straight and level Hersch! JetAviator7 What is chiefly needed is skill rather than machinery. — Wilbur Wright, 1902