New study promotes energy-centered approach to improve safety

Posted on December 25th, 2013 by

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Boosting flight training that can reduce fatal aircraft accidents and conserve fuel is the goal of a new study published by Jacksonville University Davis Aviation Center Director Dr. Juan Merkt. “Flight Energy Management Training: Promoting Safety and... Continue Reading →

New editions of Dyer Flight Training Tools released

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by

Dyer Flight Training Tools has released the latest edition of its flight training tools, Ground School Workshop for Private Pilots and Flight Training Workshop for Private Pilots. These editions reflect recent FAA regulatory changes and ATC procedural changes, including those... Continue Reading →

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 →