The Minden Soaring Club in Nevada has awarded eight scholarships to local youth to help finance flight and ground instruction in preparation for obtaining a private glider rating.
Airwolf Aviation Services at the Greenville Downtown Airport (KGMU) in Greenville, S.C., is now an approved V.A. flight training school, making it the only one in South Carolina.
Piper Aircraft has taken orders for three twin-engine piston-powered Training Class Piper Seminole aircraft from the UND Aerospace Foundation, which provides training and aircraft for the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.
Jeppesen has teamed with Peters Software, a provider of training and test preparation software programs for EASA private and commercial pilot license preparation, to provide private pilot training courseware and materials in Europe.
A Thunderstorm Avoidance seminar is slated for May 10 at Goshen Municipal Airport (KGSH) in Indiana.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received Type Certificate validation from the European Aviation Safety Agency to incorporate the Garmin G1000 avionics suite into new twin-engine Piper Seminole aircraft models.
Patrick Timmons of Oklahoma is the winner of John and Martha King’s “Let Us Be Your Mentors” Sweepstakes, featuring a flight with John and Martha in King Schools’ FalconJet to Palm Springs for dinner, hangar flying, and mentoring.
Cessna is collaborating with Liberty University to complement Liberty’s School of Aeronautics flight training program. Under this agreement, students who enroll in flight training at qualifying Cessna Pilot Centers can also enroll in Liberty’s online courses leading to a bachelor’s degree in aeronautics.
“Too much airplane, not enough pilot.”
We’ve all heard that before, referring to an accident where the pilot lacks sufficient knowledge of an airplane’s systems or flight characteristics or he gets behind the airplane because it is too technologically advanced for his capabilities and proficiency level.
That’s why pilots who fly high performance airplanes often rely on type clubs to help them improve and maintain their skills.
PilotSafety.org is touring Central and Northern California in the next week providing free FAA Wings Safety Classes and safety information from Camarillo to Eureka.