Rudy Frasca inducted into Flight Instructor Hall of Fame

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.

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Coalition establishes Aviation Educator Hall of Fame

A group of more than 20 aviation organizations and individuals recently established the Aviation Educator Hall of Fame (AEHOF).

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Apps provide weather flying tips for general aviation pilots

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.

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International Learn to Fly Day May 19

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.

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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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