SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — When David Spano and Tony Sabos set up SimplyFLY six years ago, their goal was to provide flight training under the banner of Power Sports.
They wanted to focus on growing sport aviation by targeting the general public. They do this by taking a REMOS mockup aircraft to local fairs, festivals and other events. There, they sell Discovery Flights: A half hour instructional flight for $75. Around 15 percent of those who make the flight go on to become sport pilots or private pilots.
All of the training is done in REMOS aircraft. SimplyFLY has four of them, plus a new dealer demo aircraft for sales. [Read more…]
SANFORD, Fla. — Aerosim Flight Academy has launched its Veterans Scholarship Program.
This program, a first time offering by the academy, is designed to offer financial assistance to qualified individuals passionate about a career in aviation. Eligible participants may receive up to $10,000 toward tuition for the Airline Pilot Track. [Read more…]
Headlining the event is Master Instructor Rich Stowell, the 2014 National FAASTeam Rep of the Year and 2006 National CFI of the Year.
The multi-day program offers several activities: [Read more…]
The competition was fierce, but the AIR scholarship committee ultimately decided on an aircraft dispatcher who stood out from the rest of the applications, Caitlin Lyons. [Read more…]