In October, Master Instructors designated its inaugural class of Ten-Time Masters. The historic achievement marks 20 years of participation in the Master Instructor Continuing Education Program (MICEP). Three instructors comprise the first group to reach the milestone: Pat Knight of Flower Mound, Texas; Ed Fink of Fort Myers, Florida; and Dave McVinnie of Albuquerque, N.M. [Read more…]
The Cessna 172 is the easiest airplane to learn to fly in, according to a survey of flight schools around the world on Insider Monkey. Also on the list: The Cessna 150/152, Piper PA-28, Diamond DV20/DA20 Katana, and American Champion Citabria. Check out the full story here, then weigh in: Do you agree with the list? What airplane would get your vote as easiest trainer?
OXNARD, Calif. — Charter College is teaming with Part 141 flight schools in several states.
The flight schools will offer ground school and general flight instruction, while the college provides students with the aviation and general education courses to prepare them to earn their FAA licenses and seek entry-level employment as commercial pilots or flight instructors. [Read more…]
Five aviation associations submitted a joint written statement on Tuesday to the US Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, warning that draft legislation to amend the Post 9/11 GI Bill will end up hurting those it’s intended to help. [Read more…]
Steve “Flight Chops” Thorne has been called the least cocky pilot on the Internet, and that suits him just fine.
With what began as a personal mission to record his flights to learn from — and improve on — his mistakes in the cockpit, his everyman approach has resonated with fellow pilots and flying enthusiasts the world over. [Read more…]