This section explains the importance of picking a really good flying instructor. It also helps you choose a flying school or club and gives you some valuable hints on getting started with your flying training, and possibly your career as a pilot.
He believes you learn best if you are having fun, so this book is a good read - it is as un-textbookish as you can get, while still covering the subject thoroughly and clearly.
Jim has a passion for flying training.
He has over 15,000 hours including about 10,000 of flying instruction for both civilian and military pilots.
He is the founder of South Africa's biggest and most respected flying school - 43 Air School.
Jim has written several books on flying training and countless articles for flying magazines on two continents.
“Once you have flown solo, you will know why birds sing” (anon)