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.
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...]
EAA’s third annual International Learn to Fly Day will be held Saturday, May 19.
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.
The Aviators Model Code of Conduct (AMCC)—Version 2.0 was recently released [Read more...]
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.
The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has announced the selection of Rudy Frasca for induction into the NAFI Flight Instructor Hall of Fame.