Commercial pilot shortage can find some relief in Crestview (VIDEO)

Published: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:50 AM.

The addition of the Beechcraft coupled with the airlines' demand for pilots will expand Emerald Coast's flight school substantially beyond its more than 15 current students Pahel said.

Want to fly?

Emerald Coast Aviation offers flight instruction and aircraft rentals at Crestview Bob Sikes Airport. Students can purchase 10- and 20-hour blocks of instruction at a reduced rate over individual lessons. Rates vary by type of aircraft. Contact Michael Pahel, 398-6739, 398-2651 or

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