Pipistrel launches online Virus SW course

Posted on April 13th, 2014 by

Pipistrel-online, the Pipistrel training portal, has released a new on-line course for the VIRUS SW Light-Sport Aircraft. Continue Reading →

Upwind scholarships awarded

Posted on April 13th, 2014 by

The Upwind Summer Scholarship Program has named its 2014 winners: Julie Korsmeyer and Stephen Schick, both of San Mateo, Calif. Both of these aspiring young aviators have been awarded a complete primary flight training program that begins with ground school... Continue Reading →

Hillsboro Aviation debuts new financing options for flight training

Posted on April 9th, 2014 by

Hillsboro Aviation, an airplane and helicopter flight training school, has numerous financing options for flight training available, including a new loan program that offers up to full program financing. Continue Reading →

SCAA seeking candidates for scholarships, training awards

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

The SoCal Aviation Association is looking for candidates for its scholarship and training awards. Continue Reading →

Twin Bee donated to flight school

Posted on April 5th, 2014 by

By JONI M. FISHER Earlier the week at SUN ’n FUN, Roger and Jeanette Glazer of Newport Beach, Calif., donated a Twin Bee seaplane (N123BR) to the Vermont Flight Academy. Continue Reading →

EFB Challenge launched this week

Posted on April 5th, 2014 by

A competition to measure pilots on their use of the iPad as an EFB launched this week at SUN ’n FUN. The contest, led by MyGoFlight and the IMC Club, is designed to advance the use of low cost, readily... Continue Reading →

King Schools launches pilot forum

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by

Pilots often say that one of the things they miss about general aviation is a sense of community. Today, John and Martha King of King Schools unveiled a new pilot community at JohnAndMartha.KingSchools.com. Continue Reading →

Helicopter trainer debuts

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

ELITE Simulation Solutions, in cooperation with Daedalus Technologies and Laminar Research, introduced the TH22 piston helicopter primary flight training device at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

SAFE Toolkit App launched

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

A new smartphone application with near-real-time NWS weather, flight tracking, flight planning services, CFI endorsements and more was unveiled this week at SUN ’n FUN by the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE). Continue Reading →

Shell to sponsor Able Flight scholarship to honor Alan Henley

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

Able Flight, a non-profit organization that provides flight and aviation career training scholarships to people with physical disabilities, announced today that Shell Aviation has signed on as a major sponsor of its national scholarship and mentoring program. Continue Reading →