From free training to discounts and rebates, this is the place to find great promotional deals from the aviation industry’s leading companies. Be sure to check this page every month for the latest offers.
$1 Overnight Shipping
Tropic Aero offers $1 overnight shipping on select portable aviation electronics—including all portable Garmin GPSMAP aviation units—exclusively for P&P readers. Visit www.tropicaero.com/pandp to view qualified electronics, and enter coupon code “PANDP” during checkout to receive $1 shipping. For more information, contact: Tropic Aero,(888) 280-9272, www.tropicaero.com.
Flight Training Scholarships
PilotMall.com’s 2009 Flight Training Scholarship Program gives three individuals a chance to fulfill their flying dreams with one $1,000 and two $500 scholarships. The recipients must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a flight-training course with plans to complete a private pilot or sport pilot certificate. The application deadline is March 15; recipients will be announced April 21. PilotMall.com is a specialized full-service aviation retailer offering more than 4,000 products. For more information, contact: PilotMall.com, (727) 209-2586, www.pilotmall.com/scholarship.
Half Off On King Schools’ “Get It All” Kits
If you buy a “Get It All” kit from King Schools, you’ll save more than 50%. That’s at least $579! And you’ll get everything you need for your next rating. King Schools has assembled the products for private, instrument, commercial and CFI ratings, and then slashed prices in half. For more information, contact: King Schools, (800) 854-1001, www.kingschools.com/getitall.
The Liberty LX2 Freedom Tour
As part of Liberty Aerospace’s nationwide Freedom Tour, the highly acclaimed Liberty XL2 will visit flight schools and raise awareness about the benefits of operating modern, fuel-efficient aircraft. Focus will be placed on introducing students to the XL2 and raising flight-training awareness. The tour will feature a full day for each school with free flights, static displays, giveaways and the chance to win prizes (to be given away at EAA Oshkosh 2009, where the tour is scheduled to conclude). Interested schools and persons should contact Greg Gibson at the number below. For more information, contact: Liberty Aerospace, (813) 507-1799, www.thefreedomtour.com.
Phoenix East Offers Grant
Phoenix East Aviation offers a new Patriot Institutional Grant for veterans of the U.S. military who are interested in a professional pilot career. The grant will contribute 5% toward training tuition. Phoenix East has been providing pilot training for more than 30 years and specializes in professional flight instruction for students from the United States and all over the world. The school’s headquarters are in Daytona Beach, Fla., where the climate permits 350+ flying days yearly. For more information, contact: Phoenix East Aviation, (800) 868-4359, www.pea.com.
Free Learn To Fly E-Book
Many people express the desire to learn to fly, yet few take the steps needed to become a pilot. For those looking in from the outside, aviation can seem intimidating with its unique language and culture. To bring people into aviation, Max Trescott has created a free Learn To Fly e-book. The 37-page PDF file can be read on any computer and can be downloaded from www.sjflight.com/LearntoFlyebook.pdf. For more information, contact: Max Trescott, www.maxtrescott.com.
Save $40 On Sunglasses
VedaloHD’s sunglasses have been developed specifically for pilots and now come with new folding beta-titanium frames. As Sean D. Tucker puts it: “My work is based on absolute performance; when it comes to sunglasses, I’m looking for the same thing. I promise you, VedaloHD’s are the best.” Use coupon code “PILOT” for a $40 discount on VedaloHD’s new Generation 2 frames. For more information, contact: VedaloHD, (800) 801-4523, www.vedalohd.com.
Chevon Rewards Program
Chevron Global Aviation’s FlyBuys rewards program allows participants (individuals or organizations) to earn points based on purchases of jet fuel and aviation gasoline at participating Chevron and Texaco FBOs around the country. Extra points can be earned if the FlyBuys card is used in conjunction with a Chevron Alliance Program card. Once accumulated, FlyBuys points can be redeemed for Chevron or Texaco gift cards or universal gift certificates at www.giftcertificates.com. For more information, contact: Chevron Global Aviation, (866) 557-3456, www.flybuysrewardsprogram.com.