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…]
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…]