Women with disabilities invited to learn To fly

Posted on January 29th, 2014 by

Women with physical disabilities are encouraged to apply for full-ride flight training scholarships from Able Flight. Continue Reading →


SAFE Pilot Proficiency Program travels to Florida

Posted on January 27th, 2014 by

The second Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) Regional Pilot Proficiency Project (PPP) has been set for Melbourne, Florid,a March 8–9, sponsored by Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). Continue Reading →

Pilgrim Aviation spreads its wings

Posted on January 25th, 2014 by

Pilgrim Aviation is expanding in Massachusetts by adding a new base of operation for flight training in Taunton. An authorized Cessna Pilot Center headquartered at Plymouth Municipal Airport (PYM) with additional flight school operations at Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK), Pilgrim... Continue Reading →

Applications now being accepted for Upwind Summer Scholarship Program

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by

Deadline to apply for the Upwind Summer Scholarship Program is Feb. 28. Based at San Carlos Flight Center at San Carlos Airport (KSQL) in California, the program aims to transform a high school student into a licensed private pilot during... Continue Reading →


New Orleans museum to host Able Flight benefit party

Posted on January 16th, 2014 by

According to organizers, it’ll be a night of great music, great food and all for a great cause when friends, aviation celebrities and sponsors celebrate the successes of Able Flight pilots on May 30 at the National WWII Museum in... Continue Reading →


New to instrument flying?

Posted on January 12th, 2014 by

By CHRIS HOPE Looking back, I realize that my transition to becoming an instrument pilot was so much easier than what most of my students go through, and so much easier than for most new instrument pilots. Continue Reading →

CFIs tell FAA: Policy change will hurt aviation safety

Posted on January 8th, 2014 by

The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) have informed the FAA that an unexpected change in agency policy on Letters of Authorization (LOAs) for GA flight simulators will harm aviation safety, create a burden on the industry, and run... Continue Reading →

CFIs earn Master Instructor designations

Posted on January 3rd, 2014 by

Five CFIs earned Master Instructor accreditation in December from Master Instructors LLC. Continue Reading →

University seeks new flight-training provider

Posted on January 2nd, 2014 by

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Central Washington University has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for flight training for the university’s aviation program. Continue Reading →

Rare Rutan aircraft donated to the Institute for Aerospace Education

Posted on December 29th, 2013 by

By SaVannah Rash Spirits were high at the Mayer household in Nelson County on Saturday, Nov. 2. Students from all across Kentucky were scrambling in frenzied excitement over the generous donation made by John Mayer to the Institute for Aerospace... Continue Reading →