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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 →

New study promotes energy-centered approach to improve safety

Posted on December 25th, 2013 by

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Boosting flight training that can reduce fatal aircraft accidents and conserve fuel is the goal of a new study published by Jacksonville University Davis Aviation Center Director Dr. Juan Merkt. “Flight Energy Management Training: Promoting Safety and... Continue Reading →

New editions of Dyer Flight Training Tools released

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by

Dyer Flight Training Tools has released the latest edition of its flight training tools, Ground School Workshop for Private Pilots and Flight Training Workshop for Private Pilots. These editions reflect recent FAA regulatory changes and ATC procedural changes, including those... Continue Reading →

Two South Dakota CAP cadets awarded flight scholarships

Posted on December 13th, 2013 by

Two Civil Air Patrol South Dakota Wing cadets, William Small and Silas Busch, have been selected for 2014 Wing Flight Scholarships. Continue Reading →

New paper provides suggestions to avoid inflight loss of control

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by

A paper recently released by the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) reiterates that loss of control inflight (LOC-I) is the leading cause of fatal GA accidents and suggests ways pilots can prevent it. Continue Reading →

Institute for Aerospace Education student awarded Ninety-Nines scholarship

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by

FRANKFORT, Ky. – High school senior Victoria “Tori” Williams has been awarded a 2013 Fly Now scholarship from the Ninety-Nines‘ Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund. Continue Reading →