Two South Dakota CAP cadets awarded flight scholarships

Posted on December 13th, 2013 by

Two Civil Air Patrol South Dakota Wing cadets, William Small and Silas Busch, have been selected for 2014 Wing Flight Scholarships. Continue Reading →

New paper provides suggestions to avoid inflight loss of control

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by

A paper recently released by the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) reiterates that loss of control inflight (LOC-I) is the leading cause of fatal GA accidents and suggests ways pilots can prevent it. Continue Reading →

Institute for Aerospace Education student awarded Ninety-Nines scholarship

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by

FRANKFORT, Ky. – High school senior Victoria “Tori” Williams has been awarded a 2013 Fly Now scholarship from the Ninety-Nines‘ Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund. Continue Reading →

Piper delivers new Arrow to Liberty University

Posted on December 11th, 2013 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has delivered a new Piper Arrow pilot training aircraft to Liberty University School of Aeronautics. Continue Reading →

Sennheiser to award $1,500 to First-to-Solo Challenge winner

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by

Sennheiser, one of the founding members of The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW), will award $1,500 for flight training to the winner of the 2014 Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week’s First-to-Solo Challenge. Any girl or woman, anywhere around... Continue Reading →

Cascade Warbirds kick off scholarship program

Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by

Cascade Warbirds, a 20-year-old not-for-profit entity involved with historic military aircraft and those who crewed them, is kicking off its 2014 scholarship program. Continue Reading →

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More Pilot Proficiency Projects planned by SAFE

Posted on November 28th, 2013 by

Following last month’s success of its first Regional Pilot Proficiency Project (PPP) in Texas, the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) has promised more such fee-based events, with Florida likely the next venue. Continue Reading →

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FreeFlight Systems launches ADS-B University

Posted on November 25th, 2013 by

WACO, Texas — FreeFlight Systems has launched its online ADS-B University, a series of seven video briefings that give pilots, aircraft owners, fleet operators, aviation professionals and others interested in the future of air travel a practical understanding of how... Continue Reading →

King Schools releases online Helicopter FIRC

Posted on November 21st, 2013 by

Helicopter instructors can now take an online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) devoted exclusively to their needs developed by King Schools in partnership with the Helicopter Association International (HAI). Continue Reading →

Recommendations to improve pilot training and testing released

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by

A joint industry-FAA working group has issued recommendations that will offer clearer written and practical test standards for student pilots and those pursuing advanced certificates. Continue Reading →