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.
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.”
Ten CFIs recently earned or renewed their Master Instructor accreditation.
FlightSafety International has promoted Nancy Ritter to manager of FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida. [Read more…]
The Aviators Model Code of Conduct (AMCC)—Version 2.0 was recently released [Read more…]
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.
The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has announced the selection of Rudy Frasca for induction into the NAFI Flight Instructor Hall of Fame.
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.
Some pilots become jaded with time. Need to perk-up your aviation life? Pre-Sun ’n Fun, I returned to Central Florida’s lake country and a training operation that will freshen anyone’s outlook on flying.
Located on Lake Dora above Florida’s Turnpike 35 miles northwest of Orlando, it’s Jones Brothers Air and Seaplane Adventures in “America’s Seaplane City,” Tavares, Florida. [Read more…]