SimCom tapped for Twin Commander training

SimCom Training Centers has earned Twin Commander Aircraft’s endorsement as the exclusive factory-authorized provider of pilot initial and recurrent training for Twin Commander 690/A/B and JetProp models.

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Six CFIs accredited as Master Instructors

Six CFIs were recently accredited as Master Instructors by Master Instructors LLC.

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Bob Jones taught eastern Idaho to fly

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — The Idaho Aviation Association (IAA) honored local flight instructor Bob Jones during the May 18-19 Trade Show Aviation Idaho. Jones is 86 years old, still instructing, and as sharp as I wish I were at less than half his age.

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Teaching and Testing CFIT Avoidance seminar created

The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) recently delivered the eighth in its series of “Seminar-in-a-Box” products for use by the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam), “Teaching and Testing CFIT Avoidance.”

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Lastest Master Instructors revealed

Ten CFIs recently earned or renewed their Master Instructor accreditation.

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Ritter tapped to head FlightSafety Academy

FlightSafety International has promoted Nancy Ritter to manager of FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida. [Read more...]

Version 2.0 of Aviators Code of Conduct released

The Aviators Model Code of Conduct (AMCC)—Version 2.0 was recently released [Read more...]

AOPA awards flight training scholarships

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association named three winners for $5,000 flight training scholarships at this year’s Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo.

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Frasca to be inducted into Instructor Hall of Fame

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has announced the selection of Rudy Frasca for induction into the NAFI Flight Instructor Hall of Fame.

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Pilots, mechanics can maintain proficiency while job searching

Pilots and maintenance technicians of business aircraft, involuntarily unemployed since January 1, 2012, can maintain their proficiency with no cost training while they look for new employment opportunities. “We are pleased and proud to have helped our Customers through the Proficiency Protection program in the past. We now offer it again during 2012,” said Bruce Whitman, FlightSafety President & CEO.

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