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.
There is something about aviation that brings out the competitor in all of us. Redbird Flight Simulations and a cadre of sponsors, including Flying Magazine, Jeppesen and ForeFlight, have thrown down the virtual Gauntlet of Challenge to those who want show they have the right stuff through the Flying Challenge Cup.
The Challenge, which debuts Tuesday at SUN ’n FUN, is a series of computer-based scenarios flown in a full-motion Redbird Flight Simulator. The challenge begins Tuesday.
San Diego Christian College has inked an agreement with American Eagle Airlines that will allow its aviation students a direct pathway to a career with commercial airlines.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) today launched the Rusty Pilots program, which allows lapsed pilots a way to return to flying in a matter of hours through a free session of ground school that fulfills the FAA’s flight review requirement for ground instruction.
Avfuel’s pilots rewards program, AVTRIP, rewards members with more than just points and cash awards. Every year since 2000, AVTRIP has awarded a lucky pilot with a $2,000 scholarship to put towards continuing aviation education.