WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FAA has proposed to substantially raise the qualification requirements for first officers who fly for U.S. passenger and cargo airlines. The proposed rule would require first officers to hold an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate, requiring 1,500 hours of flight time.
A new ebook, “Learning to Fly an Airplane: Insider information from a student’s perspective,” seeks to open up the flight training process and help people interested in becoming a pilot get the most value for their time, money, and effort.
The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) recently delivered another in its series of 12 Seminar-in-a-Box products to the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam), this one focusing on Takeoff and Initial Climb.
Bob Reding has joined FlightSafety International as senior advisor to the CEO.
The folks at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina know a thing or two about young love. That’s why they were all so accommodating when Courtney Blackwell asked airport authorities if she could surprise her fiancee, John Harmon, by taking their engagement photos at the airport.
You see, John is crazy about aviation.
Original artwork entries in the 18th annual CAE Horizons of Flight Aviation Art Exhibition and Competition are on display through April 27 at the CAE SimuFlite Training Centre in Dallas, Texas. [Read more...]
Two brothers, each enrolled in the University of Cincinnati’s Professional Pilot program, soloed within one hour of each other at Sporty’s Academy last week.
Sporty’s and Frasca International, Inc. have partnered to develop and market an integrated training program and other products that use Sporty’s training expertise and Frasca’s simulation expertise. The partnership will work to create training materials, course content, and programs for flight students to use with Frasca simulators, according to company officials.
The Chamber of Commerce for the City of Santa Paula, Calif., recently named CP Aviation, Inc. its 2011 Business of the Year. Presented annually since 1983, CP Aviation is only the second airport business in Santa Paula to receive such recognition. The flight school will be honored at an awards luncheon on Feb. 7.