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Peggy Hinsch, a Flight Attendant Trainer at The Travel Academy, offers students the opportunity to learn from an instructor who shares her 16 years of experience working as a flight Attendant and Flight Attendant Trainer. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications and Business Administration, Peggy followed her passion for travel and began her career with Northwest Airlines.

 

Peggy brings to our students her real-life experience of working as a flight attendant, flying domestic and international flights out of Detroit, San Francisco, and Minneapolis. After just two years with Northwest Airlines, Peggy was selected to instruct for Northwest Airlines in the Flight Attendant Recurrent Training program as well as the Initial Flight Attendant Program.

 

She equips The Travel Academy trainees with the knowledge of airline terminology, hands-on and ground school aircraft training, and emergency management preparation training so that the student can go on to successfully complete flight attendant training for any airline and earn their wings. In addition to her corporate training career at Northwest Airlines, Peggy's substitute teaching experience provides students with an instructor with a proven ability to make the classroom fun and conducive to learning, while considering all learning styles and learning disabilities that students may face.  

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Wendy Boles, a Flight Attendant trainer and Admissions Manager, joined The Travel Academy team with 17 1/2 years of experience in the airline industry as a Flight Attendant, Purser, and a trainer in the Annual Recurrent Training department while working at Northwest Airlines (Delta). As an Annual Recurrent Instructor, Wendy taught Flight Attendant emergency procedures, smoke filled cabin drills, aircraft door operations, decompressions, ditching drills, and proficiency checks on emergency equipment.

 

Wendy has experienced international travels in many countries such as; India, Holland, England, Germany, France, Japan, China, Philippines, Manila, Korea, Haiti, South Africa, Switzerland, and Mexico. With Wendy's enthusiasm for excellent customer service and her many letters of recommendations from her satisfied passengers, she will bring students a wealth of knowledge in the travel industry. In her spare time, she is a motivational speaker and has motivated many men and women with her upbeat, enthusiastic words of encouragement through conferences around the world.

In addition to Wendy instructing students, she also is the Admissions Manager and assists with enrolling students into the 120 hour and 300 hour programs.

 

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Travel Academy News

Flight Attendant School- Emergency Evacuations

Today students in the 120-Hour Overview had their chance to practice performing emergency evacuations at a nearby flight training simulator facility. The Travel Academy’s flight attendant school has been training people in this procedure for years now. Ms. Julie, one of the school’s instructors, is a former flight attendant. Today she is sharing with us some of her tips for a successful emergency evacuation.

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    Published: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:51:06

How to Become a Flight Attendant- Know about Explosive Decompression

If you want to know how to become a flight attendant, you have to know about the many different emergency situations that may arise while in flight. One of these situations is known as explosive decompression. In general, decompression is defined as the inability of the aircraft?s pressurization system to maintain the designated cabin pressure.This is caused by a malfunction of the pressurization system or by structural damage to the aircraft.

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Published: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:41:42