King Schools releases online FIRC

John and Martha King of King Schools have released a new online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC).

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Six chosen for Able Flight scholarships

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.

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SAFE in space

The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Orbital Commerce Project (OCP) “to promote safety in the Commercial Human Spaceflight industry through excellence in training and education.”

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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...]

International Learn to Fly Day May 19

EAA’s third annual International Learn to Fly Day will be held Saturday, May 19.

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SunState Aviation celebrates 10th anniversary

SunState Aviation at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in Florida is celebrating its 10th anniversary in April with a new Tecnam P2006T multi-engine aircraft now available for training and new facility construction underway.

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Version 2.0 of Aviators Code of Conduct released

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

First solo: The CFI’s perspective

First solo — exciting for both the student and the CFI. For me, soloing a student is a source of great joy. I am helping someone fulfill their dream. I hope I never become one of those CFIs who treats first solo as “just another part” of training.

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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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