Category: Special Announcements

  • Thrust Flight Receives FAA Approval for Accelerated Commercial Course

    Thrust Flight Receives FAA Approval for Accelerated Commercial Course

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2022 Addison, TX: Thrust Flight®, a professional flight academy based at Addison Airport, is excited to announce the approval of their FAA-Approved Special Curriculum Part 141 accelerated Commercial Certificate course. This will decrease the length of their already approved Part 141 commercial course by as much as 2 months. As […]

  • Thrust Flight® Takes Second Delivery of New Piper Archers

    Thrust Flight® Takes Second Delivery of New Piper Archers

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2022 ADDISON, Texas – Thrust Flight® is excited to announce it has taken delivery of Five Additional Piper Archer TX aircraft. With this delivery Thrust Flight has 12 brand new Piper Archers in their fleet with eight more due to arrive next year. Thrust Flight’s Zero Time to Airline® students […]

  • Thrust Flight® Partners with Avelo Airlines

    Thrust Flight® Partners with Avelo Airlines

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 22, 2022 ADDISON, Texas; Nov. 21, 2020 – Thrust Flight announces a partnership with Avelo Airlines to give Thrust instructors and students the opportunity to launch a career with Avelo. This Preferred Hiring Pathway will allow Thrust Flight pilots who have achieved their hour requirements to quickly move to Avelo Airlines […]

  • Thrust Flight® Hires Ray Lamas as New Flight School President

    Thrust Flight® Hires Ray Lamas as New Flight School President

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2022 Addison, TX: The Thrust Flight Group, a professional flight academy based at Addison Airport, announced today that Ray Lamas has been appointed as the new President starting today, August 15th.   Ray is the former Vice President of Federal Ventures for AECOM where he led a new growth business […]

  • Thrust Flight® Receives Number Two Ranking on Flying Mag’s Flight School Guide

    Thrust Flight® Receives Number Two Ranking on Flying Mag’s Flight School Guide

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 11, 2022 Addison, TX: The Thrust Flight Group, a professional flight academy based at Addison Airport, is thrilled to be ranked the number two Flight School by Flying Magazine in their nationwide Guide to flight training programs. This guide includes a ranking of 111 flight schools and colleges with aviation degrees […]

  • Thrust Flight® is Looking for an Additional Chief Pilot

    Thrust Flight® is Looking for an Additional Chief Pilot

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 10, 2022 Addison, TX: The Thrust Flight Group, a professional flight academy based at Addison Airport, is searching for an additional chief pilot to help continue its rapid growth. With the recent approval of examining authority from the FAA, addition of future locations, and the purchase of 22 new Piper aircraft, […]

  • Thrust Flight® Receives Examining Authority

    Thrust Flight® Receives Examining Authority

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2022 Addison, TX: Thrust Flight® is thrilled to announce they have earned Examining Authority on their Commercial Single Engine Land Course from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for their Part 141-approved curriculum. Flight test examining authority is only available to flight schools that have demonstrated their ability to deliver consistent, […]

  • Thrust Flight Increases Piper Purchase to 22 Aircraft

    Thrust Flight Increases Piper Purchase to 22 Aircraft

    This $12 million Investment will help Thrust Flight Meet Rapidly Growing Demand for their Zero Time to Airline Program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2022 Addison, TX: The Thrust Flight Group, a professional flight academy based at Addison Airport, is excited to announce an additional purchase of 8 brand new Piper Archer TX aircraft for […]

  • Thrust Flight Takes Delivery of First Piper Archers

    Thrust Flight Takes Delivery of First Piper Archers

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jun 23, 2022 Addison, TX: Thrust Flight® is excited to announce it’s taken delivery of its first pair of Piper Archer TX aircraft. With 12 new Piper Archers scheduled to arrive in 2022 Thrust Flight is expanding its fleet of training aircraft to meet the rapidly increasing demand for airline pilots. As […]

  • US Sport Aircraft Brings SportCruiser Aircraft Back to the USA

    US Sport Aircraft Brings SportCruiser Aircraft Back to the USA

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8th, 2022 Addison, TX: US Sport Aircraft, based at Addison Airport, is excited to announce it’s reached an agreement with Czech Aircraft Group, manufacturer of the SportCruiser aircraft, to bring it back to the USA. US Sport Aircraft will also be a source for all SportCruiser spare parts and technical and […]

  • Thrust Flight Partners with Purdue University Global to Address Projected Demand for Pilots

    Thrust Flight Partners with Purdue University Global to Address Projected Demand for Pilots

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2021 Thrust Flight and Purdue University Global have formed a partnership to address the projected global and regional demand for aviation professionals over the next 20 years. Beginning December 13th, students accepted into the Purdue Global professional flight degree program will complete their Bachelor of Science degree courses online through Purdue Global, while completing […]

  • Thrust Flight Boosts Their Piper Archer Order to An Even Dozen

    Thrust Flight Boosts Their Piper Archer Order to An Even Dozen

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2021 Addison, TX, December 3rd, 2021 – Thrust Flight® Group, a professional flight academy based at the Addison Airport, is thrilled to announce the addition of 5 brand new Piper Archer Aircraft arriving in 2022 in order to meet rising demand.  This comes off the heels of a previous order […]

  • Thrust Flight Opens an Additional Location at North Texas Regional Airport in Denison, TX

    Thrust Flight Opens an Additional Location at North Texas Regional Airport in Denison, TX

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2021 Thrust Flight® Group, a professional flight academy based at Addison Airport, is pleased to announce the opening of another location at North Texas Regional Airport (GYI) in Denison, TX. This new facility will give them the capacity to take on even more airline career students in their Zero Time […]

  • Thrust Flight Set to Add 7 Piper Archers to Their Fleet

    Thrust Flight Set to Add 7 Piper Archers to Their Fleet

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 4, 2021 This Purchase Expands Thrust Flights All-Glass Fleet of Modern Aircraft Addison, TX: The Thrust Flight Group, a professional flight academy based at Addison Airport, is excited to announce the purchase of 7 brand new Piper Archers for its flight training fleet. This purchase is another step in Thrust Flight’s […]

  • Thrust Flight acquires Flightstar Aeromotive Maintenance Business

    Thrust Flight acquires Flightstar Aeromotive Maintenance Business

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3, 2021 With this Acquisition Thrust Flight is More than Doubling its Maintenance Operation Addison, TX: The Thrust Flight Group, a professional flight academy based at Addison Airport, is excited to announce the acquisition of Flightstar Aeromotive, an aircraft maintenance facility located at Addison Airport. Thrust Flight currently operates a large […]

  • A Look Back At The Flight School in 2019

    A Look Back At The Flight School in 2019

    We tend to put our attention on the “now”, living our lives day to day, focused on what our next goal is, or the current problem in front of us. So looking back at the end of the year, it’s often surprising how much has happened. We’d like to share with our followers a look […]

  • Flight Training in the Age of COVID-19

    Flight Training in the Age of COVID-19

    Flight training in the age of COVID-19 can seem like a worrying prospect. We’ve received many questions from students and instructors alike about what they can do to stay healthy during this time as they continue to fly. Below we’ve outlined a few practices you may want to implement in your own routine as you […]

  • COVID-19: Fear Mongering in the Aviation Industry

    COVID-19: Fear Mongering in the Aviation Industry

    By Patrick Arnzen “So much for that pilot shortage” is a headline that can be found right now on an article posted by AOPA, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, which — according to their About Us page— exists “to protect and to grow the incredible privilege that we call general aviation.” They must certainly […]