GAN blogger Jamie Beckett has launched FlightMonkeys, an online multi-media publication, with a focus on providing exceptional entertainment and information to an ever expanding aviation-centric audience.
The FlightMonkeys crew is comprised of dedicated aviation enthusiasts, professional flight instructors, and proud techno-geeks who have joined forces to develop and deliver a highly specific, laser guided primer for the significant number of people who are interested in aviation as a hobby or a career, but don’t have the insight, experience, or an available mentor who can guide them through the airport gate, into the FBO, and onto the ramp, according to Beckett.
“For years I’ve been meeting people who ask the same questions over and over,” he says. “They want to know how long it will take, and how much it will cost for them to become pilots. They’re asking the same questions I asked when I got started in aviation – but the industry is no better at addressing those people’s concerns than it was decades ago.”
FlightMonkeys.com is specifically designed to answer those questions, and to expand the horizons of potential aviation enthusiasts who often have a distorted view of what aviation is, and how they might become a part of the action, he notes.
“Not everyone who wants to get involved in aviation wants to be a pilot,” says Beckett. “Whether their hope is to be a pilot, a mechanic, a line service worker, or even an administrator at their local airport – the FlightMonkeys mission is to show them how to get involved, where they can get the information and the education they’ll need to be successful, and to support the existing general aviation community of flight schools, FBOs, and service providers for the mutual benefit of everyone concerned.”
Featuring daily updates in the form of text, video, and links to valuable resources, FlightMonkeys.com is a free resource available to anyone with an Internet connection. Packed with content that is intended to inspire, motivate, and educate an exceedingly broad spectrum audience of curious users, a little more Monkey business just might be the key to opening up the general aviation community to a whole new population of aviation enthusiasts, he concludes.
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