SALINA — Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus has become the first entity in the United States to receive approval from the FAA to provide remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) commercial flight training to both students and outside companies. [Read more…]
During the recent forum on loss of control (LOC) hosted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in Washington, D.C., Master Instructor Rich Stowell proposed the “Learn to Turn” initiative as one solution to reduce LOC accidents.
According to NTSB Member Earl Weener, fatal LOC accidents have presented a “stubbornly recurrent safety challenge” for general aviation. [Read more…]
In October, Master Instructors designated its inaugural class of Ten-Time Masters. The historic achievement marks 20 years of participation in the Master Instructor Continuing Education Program (MICEP). Three instructors comprise the first group to reach the milestone: Pat Knight of Flower Mound, Texas; Ed Fink of Fort Myers, Florida; and Dave McVinnie of Albuquerque, N.M. [Read more…]