On Dec. 18, 1990, Tom Casey became the first person to fly solo around the world in a single-engine seaplane, landing only on water. He did it in a converted Cessna 206 named the “Liberty II” equipped with floats. A new novel by William Coleman, “Floatplane Odyssey,” details the account of this historic adventure. [Read more…]
Adventure Pilot has released its Version 9 software update to the iFly GPS app for Apple, Android and the company’s dedicated devices.
This update delivers Seamless HD Charts, Customizable Map Layers, redesigned “NRST” function, a “Smart Search” keyboard that finds airports while you type, and the ability to hide specified SUAs. A 30-day free trial of iFly GPS is available for download on the App and Play Store. [Read more…]
The King Schools Online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) now allows CFIs to select lessons from a set of electives. Electives are drawn from hot topics in flight training, including teaching smart tablet use in the cockpit, using flight simulation to help pilots learn, and teaching icing survival. [Read more…]