Thank you for your service

Posted on September 18th, 2013 by

If there is one constant in life, it is that change is inevitable. In the aviation industry, this often manifests as people leave one job to take another. Or, as in the case of JoAnn and Sandy Hill from Longmont,... Continue Reading →

Polk State College receives degree program approval

Posted on September 18th, 2013 by

The Florida State Board of Education has approved a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Sciences program of study for Polk State College. Continue Reading →

Skyport to host first regional Pilot Proficiency Project

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by

In partnership with Redbird Flight Simulations, the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) will present its first regional Pilot Proficiency Project at the Redbird Skyport in San Marcos, Texas, on Oct. 26-27. Continue Reading →

Sporty’s challenges NAFI

Posted on September 10th, 2013 by

Sporty’s Pilot Shop, a long-time sponsor of the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has issued a challenge grant to NAFI: If the association can $40,000, Sporty’s would donate an additional $10,000. So far, NAFI has raised more than $35,000,... Continue Reading →

Instrument Proficiency Center featured at AOPA Summit

Posted on September 9th, 2013 by

The IMC Club, together with Redbird Flight Simulations, will host an Instrument Proficiency Center at the AOPA Aviation Summit in Fort Worth, Texas, next month. Continue Reading →


A conversation with the next generation of pilots

Posted on September 7th, 2013 by’s Ray Robinson Speaks with three student pilots The Kentucky Institute for Aerospace Education (KIAE) is a one-of-a-kind endeavor, currently working with 14 high schools in the state to provide students direct experiences in aeronautical engineering, flight, aircraft maintenance, and... Continue Reading →


Latest edition of ‘Guide to the Flight Review’ released

Posted on September 7th, 2013 by

ASA has released the seventh edition of “Guide to the Flight Review” by Jackie Spanitz, based on the Oral Exam Guide series by Michael Hayes. Continue Reading →

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FlightSafety expands Cessna training

Posted on September 6th, 2013 by

FlightSafety International has expanded the training it offers for Cessna aircraft at its Learning Centers in Orlando, Florida; San Antonio, Texas; and Wichita, Kansas. Continue Reading →


PilotWorkshops releases free IFR scenario training app

Posted on September 4th, 2013 by has announced the release of its new IFR scenario-based training app for the iPad. Called “IFR Mastery,” the free app provides two IFR scenarios based on PilotWorkshops’ IFR Mastery online training. Continue Reading →


FAA approves online FIRC from new company

Posted on September 1st, 2013 by

New startup venture AceCFI recently received FAA approval to conduct an online Flight Instructor Refresher Course. The course costs $99.95. However, after completing the course, flight instructors can return year-after-year and retake the course for free. Continue Reading →