CATS Testing Center opens at GMU

A new CATS Testing Center has opened at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in Greenville, S.C.

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Broken Wing project debuts

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.”

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Fifth edition of ‘The Pilot’s Manual: Private Pilot Syllabus’ released

The fifth edition of “The Pilot’s Manual Private Pilot Syllabus” is now available from ASA.

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Bakersfield Flying Club expands with move

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.

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Full-flight sim training prepares Embry-Riddle students for new FAA rules

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.

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Aviator’s Practical Organizer debuts

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.

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Northstar Flight Lab takes off

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).

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Pan Am acquires Airline Career Academy

Pan Am International Flight Academy has acquired Airline Career Academy (ACA), a pilot training academy specializing in JAA/EASA and FAA Ab Initio training.

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Applications now being taken for summer scholarship program

Applications are now being taken for the Upwind Summer Scholarship Program, which aims to transform a high school student into a licensed private pilot during the summer between their junior and senior year.

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NJ teen earns driver’s permit, soloes on same day

Josh Eichel earned his learner’s permit to drive a car and flew his first solo on the same day in November at Monmouth Executive Airport (BLM). According to a story in the News-Transcript, the Marlboro, N.J., teenager, who had been working toward the solo flight since 8th grade, noted that his Mom thinks flying is less dangerous than driving: “There’s no road to veer off, nobody to crash into and nobody nearby is texting.”