Solo times two at Sporty’s Academy

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.

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Agreement for general aviation security renewed

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently approved a five-year extension of its partnership with National Air Transportation Association Compliance Services (NATACS) to provide security in the general aviation sector.

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Aspiring pilots win Young Eagles scholarships

Four young people are on the path to fulfilling their aviation dreams as recipients of scholarships through the EAA Young Eagles Scholarship Program, which funds flying lessons and flight experiences for teenage student pilots interested in aviation and aviation careers.

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LogTen Pro 6.0 launches

The latest version of Coradine Aviation Systems’ flagship Logbook for Mac, iPhone and iPad — LogTen Pro 6.0 — has been approved today by Apple and is now available in the App store.

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Software glitch ‘fails’ Indian pilots

This from the Hindustan Times: Two days after the poor pass percentage in the written tests shocked thousands of student pilots and co-pilots aspiring to become commanders, the aviation safety regulator that conducts the nationwide examination said the results posted on its website were inaccurate owing to a software glitch. The story notes that according to the incorrect results, less than 4% of the 4,000 candidates that appeared for the commercial pilots license (CPL) examination passed, while all the 1,000-odd first officers appearing for the Airline Transport Pilot License (ALTP), or the license to operate flights as a commander, failed in all the subjects.