NBC2: AeroGuard Flight Training Helps With Pilot Shortage

2021-11-24T10:55:54-05:00

Click here for the full story. PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — After taking off in a small airplane from the Punta Gorda Airport, Sydney Zhang navigates west to the Gulf Coast. “If you look out here, there’s Boca Grande, there’s the lighthouse,” she says, pointing down to the shoreline from some 3,000 feet in the air. Zhang is a flight instructor for AeroGuard and hopes to someday fly for a commercial airline. She’s from an aviation family and seems to have inherited a passion for flying. “You catch the flying bug,” she explained. “You get this exhilaration. Every time I take [...]

NBC2: AeroGuard Flight Training Helps With Pilot Shortage2021-11-24T10:55:54-05:00

NBC2: Aviation Industry Helping Charlotte County Fly Into the Future

2020-03-02T09:50:03-05:00

  Click here for the full story. CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County is literally flying into the future. Cities like Punta Gorda, are going through big changes, thanks to the aviation industry. NBC2’s Claire Lavezzorio is giving us a bird’s eye view of the changes from a four-seater flown by flight instructor Daniel Vasilyev. The young pilot is a part of a small group of commercial pilots in training who call PGD their hub, through a partnership with AeroGuard. “It's a great opportunity. Boeing is expecting 800,000 pilots are going to be needed over the next 20 years; 200,000 [...]

NBC2: Aviation Industry Helping Charlotte County Fly Into the Future2020-03-02T09:50:03-05:00

Offerings from PGD’s Terminal Advertisers

2022-09-13T13:28:50-04:00

Places to Explore Real Estate Opportunities Seminole Casino Hotel Great Dining Options Babcock Ranch - America's First Solar-Powered Town News in Southwest Florida Pamper Yourself For info about advertising at Punta Gorda Airport inside the Bailey Terminal, please contact Audrey Lanczki, Lamar Airport Advertising, via e-mail alanczki@lamar.com or call [...]

Offerings from PGD’s Terminal Advertisers2022-09-13T13:28:50-04:00
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