The latest edition of the The Pilot’s Manual: Private Pilot Syllabus is now available in print and PDF formats.
This syllabus meets FAA Part 141 and Part 61 requirements and has been updated to comply with the Airman Certification Standards for Private pilot Airplane (FAA-S-ACS-6) and the new fourth edition of The Pilot’s Manual: Ground School (ASA-PM-2C). [Read more…]
Airfoil, a new app for pilots and aviation enthusiasts, has officially launched.
Pilots and aviation enthusiasts using Airfoil can now connect to one another through the mobile app to buy, sell and lease everything from aircraft to airport land; create and participate in discussions locally and around the globe; and see event calendars for all kinds of aviation happenings. [Read more…]
The latest edition of the FAA’s Airplane Flying Handbook expands and updates the material that is a key reference in FAA testing and Airman Certification Standards (ACS).
It incorporates new areas of safety concerns and technical information, such as loss-of-control upset prevention and recovery training, and transitioning to light-sport airplanes (LSA). [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced integrated weight and balance calculations, as well as aircraft performance tables and calculations within the Garmin Pilot app on Apple mobile devices.
Also new to Garmin Pilot, Freehand flight planning allows for flight plan editing from the moving map page.
Pilot-configurable checklists are also integrated within Garmin Pilot, providing pilots the option to create custom checklists. [Read more…]
The online course prepares aspiring remote pilots to successfully pass the Aeronautical Knowledge Test leading to the FAA Remote Pilot Certificate (RPC), according to company officials. [Read more…]
The fourth edition of “The Pilot’s Manual: Ground School” walks readers through everything they need to know to pass the Private and Commercial FAA Knowledge Exams. The latest revision reflects current rules, procedures, drone operations, and the FAA’s new Airman Certification Standards, according to ASA officials. [Read more…]
Schiffer Publishing has released “Training the Right Stuff: The Aircraft that Produced America’s Jet Pilots” by Mark Frankel and Tommy H. Thomason. [Read more…]