Bulletin Board

From Charleston Flight School

TSA Requirements

To comply with TSA requirements, all new customers who receive flight training must present either:
1. US passport showing U.S citizenship
2. Birth certificate and government issued ID

Non-citizens must apply to TSA. We’ll help.

Student Pilot Briefings

Please visit our blog and read these articles when directed by your CFI:

Initial

  1. TSA Requirements in Pilot Training
  2. He’s Talking About You!
  3. New Student Pilot Process
  4. Proof of Concept
  5. The FAA and the AATD
  6. Learning to Fly

Before First Flight

  1. What Does”Maintain Runway Heading” Mean to YOU?
  2. Pre- and Post-Flight Inspections
  3. Do You Fly or Are You a Pilot?
  4. Logging Time (Sim and Otherwise)
  5. Positive Exchange of Flight Controls
  6. Turbulence and You

Before Solo

  1. Your First Solo

Before cross-country

  1. Runways and Radios
  2. Fuel Reimbursement For Your Rental

Before Solo x/c

  1. The Area Forecast Discussion
  2. Cross Country Flights

Before Checkride

  1. Briefing the Pax
  2. Goodbye PTS, Hello ACS

Welcome to Charleston Flight School!

We are the pioneers in cutting-edge flight training and we are happy that you’re here with us!

This bulletin board will allow CFS to disseminate information to all of our clients. The notes are all color-coded:

  • Blue – Pilots receiving instruction
  • Green – Renters
  • Orange – Everybody
  • Yellow – Temporary or time-limited messages
  • Gray – Instructors
  • White – Admin

Please feel free to call your instructor or the staff with any questions you may have at 843-478-4334.

Congratulations!

  • Matt Morris, Instrument Pilot
  • John Burchfield, Instrument Pilot
  • Steve Abernathy, Instrument Pilot
  • Jeremy Ross, Instrument Pilot
  • Charles Cunningham, Instrument Pilot

Cirrus SR22 Added To Fleet

Charleston Flight School is happy to announce the addition of another airplane to the CFS fleet. We have just acquired N248DM, a Cirrus SR22. This is a fast airplane (180 knot cruise) with advanced avionics. As a result, the checkout is a little more involved due to insurance regulations. You can read about the Cirrus SR22 here.

CFS Fleet

N65615, Cessna 172, Garmin 430W, Garmin G5 stack, $135

N522SK, Cessna 172, Garmin 430W, $135

N5256L, Piper Cherokee 180, $135

N248DM, Cirrus SR22, $330

Paperwork for Renters

For renters, we will need copies of:

  1. Your pilot license
  2. Medical Certificate
  3. Government issued ID
  4. Last Flight Review
  5. Rental agreement (below)
  6. Airplane checkout
  7. Credit card IF you plan on returning airplane outside of normal office hours

CFS Aircraft Rental Agreement

Briefings for CFS Renters

Please visit our blog and read these articles:

  1. Fuel Reimbursement For Your Rental
  2. Pre- and Post-Flight Inspections
  3. Do You Fly or Are You A Pilot?