Support from Embry-Riddle flight instructors is now part of the Sporty’s online Learn To Fly course available to all Young Eagles.
LogTen Pro for iPad has been chosen as the recommended electronic logbook by Flying Like The Pros for its new online GA pilot flight training program.
A consequence of the passage last week of the Pilot Bill of Rights is a new layer of paperwork regarding both pilot certification and FAA medicals, according to officials with the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI). The new law includes a requirement that applicants receive and sign, and records be kept, of notification that the new law is being complied with.
Galvin Flying Services, an FBO at Seattle’s Boeing Field, has named Eric Lynn Flight School Manager and Chief Flight Instructor of its Flight Training Department.
Colorado writer and volunteer director of the Teaching Women to Fly Research Project, Dr. Penny Hamilton, was recently awarded a grant from the Wolf Aviation Fund to write an aviation textbook.
“Because our original 2008-10 research revealed the number two barrier to female success in general aviation training was ‘instructor-student communication incompatibility — Venus vs. Mars,’ we recognize the need to strengthen communication skills for GA flight instructors,” explained Hamilton.
Sporty’s has released a four-part weather flying series, now available for iPad and iPhone, featuring general aviation weather expert Richard Collins breaks down the challenges and opportunities for flying in the different seasonal weather conditions.
Gibson Air Service has opened at Bend Municipal Airport (KBND) in Oregon.
Now available as an app is Sporty’s G1000 course. In addition to nearly two hours of video content, the app also includes Garmin’s complete Cockpit Reference Guide, two G1000 Training Course Outlines (student and instructor versions), G1000 simulator software for download, and a review quiz.
The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) recently began providing new and renewing members complimentary copies of the 37-minute CD “Flying Tips.” Produced and donated to SAFE by GoldSealFlight.com, the CD features 16 audio tips recorded by SAFE member and Master Instructor Rich Stowell on subjects ranging from human factors, to the fundamentals of aircraft control, to flying in the traffic pattern, and more.