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.
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.”
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.