The fifth edition of “The Pilot’s Manual Private Pilot Syllabus” is now available from ASA.
Livio Gustavo Suarez was 25 years old when he decided to follow his vision of a better life. His native Uruguay did not offer the freedoms he dreamed of and heard about in the United States of America. Government regulations all but bankrupted his import-export business and his marriage did not survive the trauma.
When his aunt in Atlanta mentioned that a job in the import-export business was available in her area, he took that as a sign that the time had come for the man to follow the dreams of the boy. But those opportunities did not come easy.
REDMOND, Ore. – RDD Enterprises has added a new advanced flight training center named Northstar Flight Lab, designed to cater to the needs of pilots operating technologically advanced aircraft (TAA).
NASSAU, The Bahamas – Bahamas Civil Aviation has extended the Feb. 1, 2013, deadline for installing 406 MHz ELTs in aircraft flying to the Bahamas.
This time of year I find myself doing a lot of intro flights. The first question people ask is, “is it safe?” I reply that I’m more concerned about my safety driving to the airport than I am in the airplane.
North Carolina pilot Chip Davis used to struggle in the dark to get the towbar on the nosegear of his C172A, so he came up with his own solution.
Officials at Dulles International may close the airport’s westernmost runway to accommodate hundreds of private planes expected to descend on the region for President Barack Obama’s inauguration on Jan. 21, according to a report in The Washington Post. The report notes that airport officials expect 300 to 600 arrivals in the three-day period leading up to president’s second inauguration on Monday.
Sporty’s has introduced its Cross Country Backpack for pilots who prefer a backpack as a flight bag.
The odds are good you’ve never heard of Lon Cooper. There’s no reason you would have, really. But you should have. We all should have. At least we should have if life is fair, which it is not.
Jim Parker at Caribbean Flying Adventures is alerting pilots that they will soon need a 406 ELT for flight to the Bahamas and Mexico.