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RANDOLPH, Vermont — Vermont Tech’s Professional Pilot Technology Program, in partnership with the Vermont Flight Academy, has received a Twin Seabee amphibious aircraft that was recently donated by a southern California couple.
Channel Islands Aviation has partnered with Santa Barbara Business College in California in a new, accredited program — Associate of Science in Aviation.
The Racing Aces, Dianna Stanger, Joyce Wilson and Erin Cude, sponsored by Cirrus Aircraft, are establishing a new $5,000 Aviation Aces Scholarship for Women. The team just won the 2014 Air Race Classic and is funding the scholarship with their winnings and sponsorships to underwrite aviation education for women. The 2012 Racing Aces team also won the Air Race Classic and awarded a scholarship.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. — The Upwind Summer Scholarship Program congratulates its 2014 winners for successfully completing the program. Julie Korsmeyer and Stephen Schick, both of San Mateo, Calif., were chosen from a large pool of impressive applications to receive a complete primary flight training program including ground school, flight training, and all the corresponding materials and mentoring.
Julie and Stephen went from ground school to check ride in only five months — they started ground school in April, flight training in June, and finished up with their Private Pilot checkrides in August.
The National Association of Flight Instructors is soliciting nominations 2015 inductee(s) for the Flight Instructor Hall of Fame.
The September/October 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the world of student pilots and airmen-in-training.
Continental Motors Group reports that Aerodynamics Malaga S.L. (Aerodynamics), a Spanish flight training school, will retrofit 16 aircraft with the Continental Diesel jet fuel piston engine.
The young men competed against one another in a Redbird FMX, a full-motion flight simulator placed on the main stage in the center of the biggest aviation gathering in the world.