Billy Szura’s first solo!

Billy Szura’s first solo!

Never too cold for this guy… Congratulations to William Szura on his first solo! He’s one of the hardest working students out there, and it shows! He made 3 perfect landings today, while his instructor Meredith Malczewski watched from the sidelines. Way to ring in the New Year and make your CFI proud!

Flying in the winter is not without its challenges, but at Region Flyers we never miss an opportunity to fly, especially on a cool crisp day without a cloud in the sky.

If you’ve ever thought about becoming a pilot, now is the time. Call us today to schedule your first lesson!

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Justin Click’s 1st solo!

Justin Click’s 1st solo!

Congratulations to Justin Click on your first solo today!  His instructor told him to do between 3 to 5 landings, and of course he belted out 5 perfect landings in a row.  Special thanks to Russ Polsky and Tyler Dean for being great instructors!  Next goal is to get Justin qualified in his taildragger and for cross-country flying.  Way to go, we’re all proud of you!

The Reamp

The general aviation community is beautiful. It’s as simple as that. Flying, the people, the experiences. But what happened to it over the past few decades? Costs, high stress jobs, and the economy have all kept people away from flying. But no more.

Region Flyers, based at Porter County Regional Airport (KVPZ), is excited to make learning to fly fun and affordable again. Started by Bradley Detert in 2013, Region Flyers slowly started to gain students during 2013 and into 2014. Now he, his instructors, and the fleet are prepared and excited to train even more.

Region Flyers is dedicated to making your Private Pilot’s License affordable. Most flight school now will be proud when they are able to graduate a student in $11,000. Brad and Region Flyers have students earn their Private Pilot’s License in just around $7,000. Why the big difference? First, Region Flyers will ensure that every lesson is tailored to each student. Large ground schools and group preparations don’t accelerate flight lessons, they prohibit them. Ground lessons at Region Flyers are taught on a one on one basis, and then the student and CFI will walk straight to the airplane to go practice what they just talked about. It’s as simple as that. Matching your ground lessons with your flight lessons, every time.

We are also excited to announce that they will soon be making YouTube videos for their students to watch and learn from. There are lessons that need to be taught in a one on one manner, no doubt, but some things can be taught just as well, if not better, by a video. Not only this, but Region Flyers wants to help all aviation enthusiasts, not just its own students. By making these videos public on YouTube, we will be helping more than just a small group of people, but the aviation community as a whole.

Obtaining multiple ratings is also a possibility at Region Flyers. Our instructors can help you earn your Private Pilot’s License, your Instrument Rating, your Commercial Rating, and finally, your ATP.

Whether it’s becoming a professional pilot or flying for your first time, Region Flyers has you covered. Region Flyers will help you achieve your aviation dream every step of the way.

Solid IFR

Solid IFR

Baker is seen here working on his instrument license FLYING IN THE CLOUDS DURING A TRUE INSTRUMENT FLIGHT. At Region Flyers,we get you real-world experience when it comes to your Instrument License. We believe that there are some things that you just can’t learn “under the hood”. We give you the tools you need in order to operate safely in this environment. These tools have been developed by our experienced instructors who have honed their skills in real-world Airline and Corporate commercial passenger-carrying operations. For those that already have their instrument, we can provide an unprecedented level of safety on your next IPC that will leave you with a level of confidence AND SMILE that you’ve never experienced before. For those that have been thinking about taking that “next step” to get your instrument license, call us to start your TRAINING today! or