The Flying Musicians Association has selected the 2016 FMA Solo Program Scholarship winner.
The selection process was very difficult due to the abundance of so many high-quality nominees, association officials noted. [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…]
Cessna Aircraft Company reports that student pilots who sign up for the Cessna Flight Training System through the Cessna Pilot Center network will receive a one-year Garmin Pilot subscription. The Garmin Pilot app allows pilots to plan, file, fly and log flights using their Apple or Android tablets and smartphones. [Read more…]
The San Bernardino International Airport Authority has approved a lease with World Wide Wings to establish a Part 141 professional pilot school to train domestic and international students for careers as professional pilots.
The school will occupy office and hangar space at the northeast end of the airport that will support administration, classroom training, flight training and maintenance of World Wide Wing’s aircraft. [Read more…]
In March, Master Instructors designated its next class of Ten-Time Masters. The achievement marks 20 years of participation in the Master Instructor Continuing Education Program (MICEP).
Three instructors make up this second group to reach the 10-time milestone: David Faile of Fairfield, Connecticut; Lonnie Hilkemeier of Boulder, Colorado; and Lou Wipotnik of Wheeling, Illinois. [Read more…]
A $500 aviation scholarship is being offered for student pilots and pilots to help further their training.
Sponsored by aviation insurance broker, Aviation Insurance Resources (AIR), the Get into the Air scholarship can be used towards any phase of flight training, a flight review, written exam, instrument proficiency check or a check ride. [Read more…]