HILLSBORO, Ore. — Hillsboro Aero Academy has partnered with ACI Jet on a Pilot Pathway Program to provide a path to employment in the charter industry for Hillsboro Aero Academy’s qualified pilots. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — New from the Experimental Aircraft Association is the Sport Pilot Academy.
The new three-week academy, slated for Aug. 27 through Sept. 17, eliminates one of the top barriers for the more than 60 percent of those who begin flight training and drop out — schedule conflicts that reduce motivation and enthusiasm, EAA officials note. [Read more…]
Ten GA alphabet groups have urged the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs to continue supporting veterans’ use of “their hard-earned benefits for flight training,” by opposing any proposal that would cap those benefits as it considers the Veterans First Act. [Read more…]
NOVATO Calif. — The Gnoss Field Community Association (GFCA) has selected Poh Maga, a rising senior at San Marin High School, as its Freedom of Flight summer intern and flying scholarship winner. [Read more…]
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Colorado Mesa University and Western Colorado Community College will launch a new associate degree program designed to prepare students for a career in aviation this fall. [Read more…]
There is still time to apply for the 2016 Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship. Applications will be accepted until May 31. [Read more…]
If you are reading this, chances are high your bucket list includes “add seaplane rating” and “experience backcountry flying.”
There are numerous places to strike either from your list. But there are few places a pilot can scratch both itches with one stop.
Curious? Open up a map and look for northwest Montana in general. Specifically, find Kalispell. It’s surrounded by lakes and mountains and rivers. [Read more…]