New edition of Glider Flying Handbook released

Last updated in 2003, the newly revised Glider Flying Handbook is the FAA’s primary technical manual for the required aeronautical knowledge necessary to operate a glider.

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Lessons learned from SC glider incident

After a story about the July 26, 2012, arrest of a glider pilot for flying in unrestricted airspace over a nuclear power plant made waves in the aviation community and beyond recently, an official with the sheriff’s department that made the arrest said in a post at AOPA.org that his department had learned several lessons on how to better respond in the future. Check it out here.