Beechcraft Sierra Now In Fleet!

Beechcraft Sierra Now In Fleet!

CHS Flight School is happy to announce the addition of a new airplane in our fleet, a Beech Sierra. N953ER is a spacious 4-seat airplane with a cruise of 130 knots, so it is a good cross country airplane. One of the best features though is that this is a complex...
Airplanes and Lift

Airplanes and Lift

When I was teaching at Comair several years ago, a couple of my well-read colleagues decided to leave the approved syllabus and explain to their students the real story of dynamic lift, that magic that makes an airplane fly. Unfortunately, the restrictions of a Part...
We Have Changed Our Name!

We Have Changed Our Name!

You may have noticed that we have changed our name from Charleston Flight School to CHS Flight School. It was pointed out that we may be confused with another flight school with a similar name and we really didn’t want that. We are easily the largest and busiest...
Calculating Your Weight & Balance

Calculating Your Weight & Balance

We are so used to loading everything up into the SUV and driving off without a thought that it can surprise us that we can’t do the same thing in an airplane, but it’s true- airplanes are weight restricted and those restrictions are ignored at your great...
Kirk Bray, Distinguished CFI

Kirk Bray, Distinguished CFI

  We are screamingly proud of our own Kirk Bray, who the AOPA recognized as a Distinguished CFI for 2018. Kirk has been one of the mainstays of our group for several years now and has earned a solid reputation as one of the best CFIs in this part of the country....