Jeppesen debuts e-learning program for GPSMAP 696

Jeppesen now offers computer-based training for the popular Garmin GPSMAP 696 avionics.

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Jeppesen releases e-books

Jeppesen now offers digital eBooks textbooks and materials to supplement its training solutions for student pilots, flight schools, universities and current pilots. Available for download through the Apple iBookstore, Jeppesen’s Private Pilot Guided Flight Discovery manual and the A&P Technician General, Airframe and Powerplant textbooks and reference books are now offered on iPad.

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King Schools offer free private and instrument flight training syllabi

OSHKOSH — Today at AirVenture, John and Martha King announced the immediate availability of free King flight training syllabi for the Private Pilot Certificate and the Instrument Rating.

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Continental Motors expands into flight training

OSHKOSH — Continental Motors has launched Zulu Flight Training, with the first location in a mall close to the company’s headquarters in Mobile, Ala. The training location features Redbird Flight Simulators.

The new concept in flight training is designed to bring a structured curriculum to a new demographic, according to Rhett Ross, president.

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New Able Flight pilots to be honored at AirVenture

Able Flight will pin wings on its newest pilots at a special ceremony Tuesday July 24, at AirVenture in Oshkosh.

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Changes to flight training in the works

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Pilots and future pilots might find new and different approaches to studying and testing for certificates and ratings if recommendations from a panel are adopted by the FAA.

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Independence Aviation opens second Colorado satellite operation

Denver-based Independence Aviation has opened a second satellite operation at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (BJC) in Colorado.

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A tale of two flight schools

Flight schools — like many private buyers — are hyperfocused on, “What does an aircraft cost to operate?” Busy flight schools operating at high volume simply must track how all the pennies add up. In this post we asked US Aviation’s Scott Severen for additional info. Why US Aviation? While much of aviation has been down in the dumps, this Texas operation has been growing rapidly. Everybody is else down. They’re up. How to explain? Could it be the company’s willingness to embrace change?

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Breezer Aircraft moves to LAL

Breezer Aircraft USA has entered into a five-year lease agreement with SUN ’n FUN to move its flight training and related aviation services to the SUN ’n FUN campus at Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport (LAL) in Lakeland, Florida.

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Two join Nashua Flight Simulator team

Nashua Flight Simulator, a New Hampshire provider of recurrent training for business-class piston twins, turbo-prop twins, and high-performance single engine aircraft, has added two experienced pilot instructors, Doug Lyons and Bob McCulla.

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