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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 →

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PilotWorkshops releases Garmin GTN manuals

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by

PilotWorkshops has released its “Pilot-Friendly” GPS Manuals for the Garmin GTN 650 and GTN 750 units. Continue Reading →

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Online Pilot Training launches

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by

Powerful Learning has released Online Pilot Training (OPT), a new online product for GA pilots. Continue Reading →

Three receive Burton scholarships

Posted on November 9th, 2013 by

SALINA, Kansas — The Connor Burton Aviation Foundation recently awarded three scholarships to students in the professional pilot program at Kansas State University Salina The students were awarded $10,000 scholarships, which are split between their junior and senior years, Continue Reading →

Independence Aviation names new Chief Flight Instructor, Chief Emeritus

Posted on November 7th, 2013 by

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Independence Aviation, based at Centennial Airport (KAPA), has promoted Rhett Kamm to Chief Instructor Pilot, replacing Charles O. “Chuck” Gensler, who is retiring from the post. Gensler assumes the new title of Chief Flight Instructor Emeritus and... Continue Reading →

Five earn Master Instructor in October

Posted on November 7th, 2013 by

Five CFIs were recently accredited as Masters by Master Instructors LLC. Continue Reading →

Galvin opens satellite flight training facility at S50

Posted on November 6th, 2013 by

SEATTLE — The Flight Training Department of Galvin Flying Services has opened a satellite flight training facility at Auburn Airport (S50) in Auburn, Wash. Continue Reading →