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American Flyers


"American Flyers" is a 1985 film starring Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul and Janice Rule about bicycle racing.


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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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Cycling (2011)

by Jeroen Heijmans, Bill Mallon

AMERICAN FLYERS. American Flyers is a 1985 American movie about ...

Google previewMovies in American History: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Philip C. DiMare

681 American Flyers, 612 The American Friend , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Actresses in Film and Television (2009)

by Bob McCann

Thomas Howell; American Flyers (1985), which combined bike racing and romance, with co-starred Kevin Cost- ner; Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater (2011)

1930-2010 by James Fisher

American Flyers (1985 ), and Eleni (1985). TEXAS TRILOGY, A. Preston Jones's three related plays ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Red Tails, about the African American flyers known as the Tuskegee Airmen, has a vigorous symphonic main theme with a series of fanfares that often break into flight. There is also a rhythmic passage in which a rocking bass line competes ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

The stability of a properly handled airplane was established for all time by certain daring American flyers who leaped down from one plane to the back of another, One of the things ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arkansas Music (2013)

by Ali Welky, Mike Keckhaver

(Pigman owned American Flyers Airlines out of Dallas; the Beatles chartered one of Pigman's planes during the 1964 tour.) Pigman owned a ranch in Alton, Missouri, that would serve as a getaway before the group's final U.S. concert of the ...

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