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"American Flyers" is a 1985 film starring Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul and Janice Rule about bicycle racing.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- director: John Badham
- production design by Lawrence G. Paull
- written by Steve Tesich
- cinematography by Donald Peterman
- edited by Frank Morriss
- location: St. Louis
- genres: Sports, Family Drama, Drama
- subjects: Road bicycle racing, 7-Eleven, Coors Classic, Cycling
- tagline: They're four one-of-a-kind people taking a chance...and going after a dream that will change...
- rating: PG-13 (USA)
- released on (29 years ago)
American Flyers is an American flight school. It is the oldest flight training school in the United States, having been founded at Midway Airport in 1939 by Reed Pigman. In 1980 the flight school chain Aviation Training Enterprises acquired American Flyers. The company operates a chain of facilities at airports all across the United States. American Flyers produces more instrument-rated pilots than any other school in the nation. Based in West Chicago, Illinois, American Flyers has eight locations across the United States providing flight training to domestic and international students. An FAA-approved part 141 school, American Flyers offers a 6 months program that uses a rigid training course syllabus and standardized instructors.
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