GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Colorado Mesa University and Western Colorado Community College will launch a new associate degree program designed to prepare students for a career in aviation this fall. [Read more…]
There is still time to apply for the 2016 Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship. Applications will be accepted until May 31. [Read more…]
If you are reading this, chances are high your bucket list includes “add seaplane rating” and “experience backcountry flying.”
There are numerous places to strike either from your list. But there are few places a pilot can scratch both itches with one stop.
Curious? Open up a map and look for northwest Montana in general. Specifically, find Kalispell. It’s surrounded by lakes and mountains and rivers. [Read more…]
Cessna Aircraft Company reports that student pilots who sign up for the Cessna Flight Training System through the Cessna Pilot Center network will receive a one-year Garmin Pilot subscription. The Garmin Pilot app allows pilots to plan, file, fly and log flights using their Apple or Android tablets and smartphones. [Read more…]
The San Bernardino International Airport Authority has approved a lease with World Wide Wings to establish a Part 141 professional pilot school to train domestic and international students for careers as professional pilots.
The school will occupy office and hangar space at the northeast end of the airport that will support administration, classroom training, flight training and maintenance of World Wide Wing’s aircraft. [Read more…]
In March, Master Instructors designated its next class of Ten-Time Masters. The achievement marks 20 years of participation in the Master Instructor Continuing Education Program (MICEP).
Three instructors make up this second group to reach the 10-time milestone: David Faile of Fairfield, Connecticut; Lonnie Hilkemeier of Boulder, Colorado; and Lou Wipotnik of Wheeling, Illinois. [Read more…]