FAA grants ProFlight distance learning approval

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

CARLSBAD, Calif. — ProFlight, a pilot training company with more than 25 years of flight training experience, has won distance learning approval from the FAA for Cessna CitationJet Series aircraft. Continue Reading →

Free pilot refresher course offered at GMU March 29

Posted on March 19th, 2014 by

Has it been a long time since the last time you’ve flown? Would you love to regain your knowledge and get ready for summer? Stratos Aviation will be conduct a pilot refresher course on Saturday, March 29, from 9:30 am... Continue Reading →

FAA advances UND in its Safety Management System program

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by

You’ve seen them on the boss’s bookshelf: Unwieldy binders stuffed with safety rules and regulations, the kind no one reads until report time. That’s the standard joke. But at the University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences... Continue Reading →

GAO study highlights realities of pilot shortage

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by

The lack of opportunities for aspiring pilots to build flight time required to advance to the right seat of a regional airliner is among the factors leading to the shortage of qualified pilots now confronting the U.S. airline industry, according... Continue Reading →

Flight Center Development Council meets

Posted on March 16th, 2014 by

Manassas, Va. —  A group of flight training school owners from multiple states along the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic region met recently as Diamond Flight Center Development Council members to plan their further growth and market expansion. Continue Reading →

Sporty’s launches Flight Instructor Rebate Program

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by

Sporty’s Pilot Shop now offers flight and ground instructors a $25 Sporty’s Gift Card each time one of their students buys a Sporty’s complete pilot course — available for Private, Sport, Recreational and Instrument training. Continue Reading →

Executive Flyers Aviation celebrates 50 years

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by

BEDFORD, Mass. — Executive Flyers Aviation celebrated its 50th anniversary March 4. The family owned flight school and aircraft repair station has been in constant operation at the Laurence G. Hanscom Field Airport in Bedford, Mass., since 1964. Continue Reading →

FAA proposes fine for Sierra Academy of Aeronautics

Posted on February 8th, 2014 by

LOS ANGELES – The FAA is proposing a $204,050 civil penalty against Sierra Academy of Aeronautics of Atwater, Calif., for allegedly operating nine Cessna 152 airplanes when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. Continue Reading →


Parkwater Aviation tapped for Kodiak training

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. has signed an agreement with Parkwater Aviation to provide pilot familiarization courses for the Kodiak. Continue Reading →

Kings offer savings to pilots wanting to beat ATP deadline

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

To help pilots wanting to beat the FAA deadline by getting their ATPs before Aug. 1 — after which new requirements make it much more difficult — King Schools is offering a 50% saving on its ATP ground school and... Continue Reading →