At this week’s SUN ’n FUN, Textron Aviation launched Top Hawk, a partnership with U.S. universities. Top Hawk will provide students access to aircraft, coupled with an internship opportunity during the summer of 2015. [Read more…]
A cornerstone of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Flight Plan program for youth is free access to Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course. Sporty’s now offers new content and functionality for the course, which serves as ground school, test prep and a complete flight training companion. Nearly four hours of new high-definition video content and animations have been added, along with improved features for the written test prep application. [Read more…]
VERO BEACH, Florida — Legacy Flight Training’s second training center is now open for business. The new Legacy Flight Training facility, at the Air Commerce Center at the Scottsdale Airport (KSDL), joins Legacy’s facility at the Vero Beach Municipal Airport, in providing PA-46 specific flight training and full-motion simulator training.
Legacy Flight Training began operations at KVRB in 2010, and marks its fifth anniversary this year. [Read more…]
The Upwind Foundation has revealed the Upwind Summer Scholarship Program Class of 2015: Anthony Bellanti of San Mateo, Calif.; Kevin Gray of Belmont, Calif.; Evan Isenstein-Brand of Pacifica, Calif.; and Michelle Karpishin of San Mateo.
These four aspiring young aviators have been awarded a complete primary flight training program that begins with ground school in April and continues with flight training once the academic school year is completed. [Read more…]
Sectionals, headsets, kneeboards — all are appropriate gifts for the pilot in your life. If the pilot in your life also has a seaplane rating, gifts appropriate to watercraft operations come into play. [Read more…]
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — Lewis University and Chicago’s Leading Edge, a chapter of Women in Aviation International, are hosting the fourth annual “Sky’s the Limit” aviation career camp for female high school students from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 2 in the Harold White Aviation Center, located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mindstar Aviation Community has launched its Pilot Proficiency Demonstration: “Loss of Control.” The month-long event features online seminars, freestyle flight in the AirspaceVR simulation network, and a related scenario course developed with the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE). [Read more…]