Fly There, LLCFly There
Wheeling, IL 600901115 S. Wolf Rd Wheeling, IL 60090
Type of Flying Available
- High Performance
- Glass Panel
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795410/31/2013 2:53:32 AM UTC
After a 32 year absence from flying, and major medical issues, I was introduced to Fly There LLC by another instructor. After taking their weekend ground school and converting a Canadian license through them, I started my instrument training with Joe and Jason utilizing their Redbird FMX as part of the curriculum. They have always been available to provide excellent training and good advice. One thing that I noticed when compared to flight schools I trained at in my youth, is Jason and Joe truly enjoy teaching and are not there just to build hours. In fact, Joe started teaching after leaving the airlines. I was so impressed with their professionalism, that I started my son with flying lessons with Joe. They also run the local IMC chapter, and they are always there for fellow pilots. An excellent choice in a first class flight operation, run by professional and caring individuals.
795210/27/2013 7:32:14 PM UTC
I benefited from Fly There's Redbird simulator and excellent instruction as I prepared for my ATP ride from a "national" flight school (that offers four hours of flight time prior to the actual ride). One of Fly There's instructors went through the exact same program at the "national" school and ran me through the ringer with various profiles and emergencies, also spending considerable time on memory items. All the time was in the simulator, no actual flight. By the time I showed up at the "national" school I only needed two hours in the plane and was ready to go. I passed the ride the first time and can thank Fly There for their capable assistance!
795010/20/2013 4:39:17 PM UTC
Fly There has managed my PA46 Mirage since I bought it in 2010. The Mirage was a big step up for me. Jason has served as flight instructor for my transition and recurrent training. And best of all, Jason and Joe gave me my instrument training, enabling me to earn my instrument rating, and now help me to stay current. In all these activities, Fly There has been there for me, making it possible for me to enjoy flying the Mirage! They keep its databases up to date, ensure it is properly maintained, take care of getting repairs that are needed, ensure it stays in compliance, keep it clean and shiny, and generally make it easy for me. On top of this, with the other planes they manage and pilots they train, and their entire, highly professional team of instructors, Fly There has created a community of pilots that meets together to exchange stories and continue learning together. I highly recommend Fly There LLC.
78617/6/2013 2:09:05 AM UTC
Fly There is a first class operation, with professionalism and excellence in every aspect of their operation. I was very picky about choosing an instructor and a flight school. I did not want one of those schools with young, newly minted, pilots, just trying to build time to get an airline job. I wanted CFIs who are committed to perfecting the art of teaching. I also wanted a place where the planes were maintained with TLC. Jason and his colleagues were where I found both those important qualities; great teaching and great, well cared for planes. Owners, students, and renters all trust Jason and Fly There for the same reason: Every plane is maintained just as an owner would want it. Try Fly There and you will see the difference between it and other operations.
78274/7/2013 1:46:54 AM UTC
I was away from flight instructing for over a year until coming to Fly There in the fall of 2012. I couldn't be happier about flying and teaching again. Everything about Jason's operation - the fleet, aircraft management and maintenance, continuing educational opportunities, camaraderie, professionalism - is a model for best practices. This is what general aviation should be.
78173/18/2013 3:09:51 PM UTC
I highly recommend Fly There, LLC. I have flown with Jason Unger for many years and his professionalism is second to none. That is why my daughter also learned to fly with Jason at Fly There, LLC. The planes are very well maintained and the flight school is wonderfully run.
78143/8/2013 10:04:35 PM UTC
Simply put - I have flown with a number of pilots at a few schools over the years and Jason and his team at Fly There are the most professional pilots with the cleanest fleet of aircraft. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
78133/8/2013 9:43:14 PM UTC
I've been flying since 1981 and flew commercially for many years. During that time I've been through many flight operations; some good and some not so good. I was introduced to Fly There, LLC when I required a biannual flight review two years back. Jason Unger runs his operation to the highest of aviation standards. As for flight instruction I've flown with both Jason and Joe Bartosiak, and both are extremely competent professional pilots. Whether you're looking for aircraft management, a biannual flight review, Instrument Proficiency, or primary and advanced flight instruction in the Chicago area, there is no other operation on that field I'd recommend.
74151/10/2011 6:07:48 PM UTC
9 years later, Flight World Ltd. continues to provide excellent flight training! The instructors are professionals who are truly committed to help students and pilots of all levels advance their aviation skills. i have flown with them over the past 4 years and have obtained my private, instrument, multi-engine and commercial licenses. The new Redbird FMX AATD enhances the training experience for pilots at all levels. It can be used to duplicate the experience of flying when the weather is bad, as well as train for emergency situations that cannot or should not be demonstrated in the airplane. The fleet of airplanes available for rental are extraordinarily equipped, very well maintained and stored inside heated hangars. I volunteer as an Angel Flight pilot and am proud to fly these aircraft to complete those missions!
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