By JIM CAVANAGH
The fourth annual RedBird Migration Flight Training Industry and Design Conference was a success no matter how you look at it. Held in late October at Redbird SkyPort at San Marcos Municipal Airport (KHYI) in Texas, the weather was beautiful, the speakers inspirational, and the crowd receptive to what can only be called invigorating presentations.
Redbird Flight Simulations is a leader in flight training technology and marketing. The company’s simulators are renowned, with almost 1,500 in use all over the world. The company has also taken the first steps in adapting strong, dependable airframes to diesel and glass technologies, while its training syllabus is designed to cater to Millennials, the latest generation of young adults.
Renegade Light Sport recently unveiled its Broken Wing project for wounded warriors. Officials with the company, which recently relocated to Saint Lucie County Airport in Fort Pierce, Florida, said, “We will introduce our injured military heroes to the freedom of flight using two specially designed and equipped SC07 Speed Cruisers.”
The fifth edition of “The Pilot’s Manual Private Pilot Syllabus” is now available from ASA.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Big changes are coming to the Bakersfield Flying Club, including a move to Meadows Field Airport (BFL), new clubhouse facilities, additional aircraft, and the addition of the Redbird FMX Advanced Aviation Training Device.
This fall, students in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s flight programs in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., will receive training in motion-based full-flight simulators in preparation for new FAA training requirements.
Making its debut is the Aviator’s Practical Organizer, a new system that helps student pilots organize and understand the knowledge needed for the oral and flight exams.
REDMOND, Ore. – RDD Enterprises has added a new advanced flight training center named Northstar Flight Lab, designed to cater to the needs of pilots operating technologically advanced aircraft (TAA).
Pan Am International Flight Academy has acquired Airline Career Academy (ACA), a pilot training academy specializing in JAA/EASA and FAA Ab Initio training.