Six CFIs were recently accredited as Master Instructors by Master Instructors LLC.
Colorado writer and volunteer director of the Teaching Women to Fly Research Project, Dr. Penny Hamilton, was recently awarded a grant from the Wolf Aviation Fund to write an aviation textbook.
“Because our original 2008-10 research revealed the number two barrier to female success in general aviation training was ‘instructor-student communication incompatibility — Venus vs. Mars,’ we recognize the need to strengthen communication skills for GA flight instructors,” explained Hamilton.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is teaming with Maryland’s Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) to host International Learn to Fly Day on Saturday, June 2. The event, part of a worldwide effort, will include a free day-long event designed to introduce the local community to general aviation.
The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) inducted Rudy Frasca into the Flight Instructor Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 19, with the induction taking place at the annual Sporty’s Fly-In on International Learn to Fly Day.
A group of more than 20 aviation organizations and individuals recently established the Aviation Educator Hall of Fame (AEHOF).
Sporty’s has released a four-part weather flying series, now available for iPad and iPhone, featuring general aviation weather expert Richard Collins breaks down the challenges and opportunities for flying in the different seasonal weather conditions.
On Saturday, May 19, dozens of local events will turn dreams of flight into reality during the third annual International Learn to Fly Day, a general aviation community-wide effort to help people of all ages take that first step to discover flight. Find a local International Learn to Fly Day event near you at LearnToFly.org.
John and Martha King of King Schools have released a new online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC).
On May 19, six Able Flight scholarship winners will arrive at Purdue University in Indiana to begin five weeks of intensive flight and ground training, an experience that will change their lives forever. The six men come from all over the country, and though their disabilities and challenges may be varied, they share the common goal of wanting to become a pilot.