Cascade Warbirds, a not-for-profit organization involved in the restoration and display of historically significant military aircraft based in the Pacific Northwest, is now accepting applications for its 2017 Aviation Scholarship program.
Teaming with Galvin Flight Services on Boeing Field in Seattle, these scholarships, awarded to area youth aged 16 to 21 years, include tuition for the Private Pilot Ground School course, all book and supplies, plus two instructional flights.
More details and the application can be found online.
After an almost three year process, the Jacksonville University (JU) School of Aviation has received authorization from the FAA for graduates to be eligible for the Restricted Air Transport Pilot Certificate (R-ATP) with 1,000 hours of flight time versus the traditional requirement of 1,500 hours.
The certificate allows a pilot to serve as a co-pilot until he or she obtains the necessary 1,500 hours for the Air Transport Pilot certificate. [Read more…]
ALSIM Flight Training Solutions, a French manufacturer of flight simulators, is expanding its product line to meet the requirements of U.S. flight schools and universities and colleges with aviation programs.
The company plans to unveil its new AL250 flight simulator at the University Aviation Association’s 69th Annual Education Conference & Expo, which will be held in Omaha, Nebraska, Sept. 28-30. [Read more…]
The 2017 Flying Musicians Association Solo Scholarship Program is now open for nominations from band directors around the world.
Now in its third year, the scholarship gives the selected student a flight training scholarship up through the first solo. FMA members also will mentor the student in both aviation and music, according to officials. [Read more…]
Dale Klapmeier, co-founder and CEO of Cirrus Aircraft, will be the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Migration Flight Training Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in San Marcos, Texas.
Klapmeier will share his insights with a gathering of flight school owners, managers, and instructors at Redbird Flight Simulation’s Skyport facility at San Marcos Municipal Airport. [Read more…]