General aviation in the marketplace

Last week the news broke that Fantasy of Flight, the aviation-themed attraction in the heart of central Florida, was closing. That was the message most people got, even if it is slightly skewed from the announcement the company intended.

Those who read the full story (included the one by Drew Steketee right here in General Aviation News) already know the facility is closing to the public for a time and will reopen later in the year as a scaled down museum. It will remain available for special events throughout.

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Embry-Riddle to offer second MOOC on human factors in aviation accidents

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The mental and physical factors that contribute to aviation accidents will be examined during a free, massive open online course (MOOC) offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide.

Registration for The Human Factor in Aviation is open to the public. The class, which runs from April 7 to May 11, is limited to 2,000 students.

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