The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) revealed the recipients of the AOPA Flight Training Excellence Awards at Redbird Migration Flight Training Conference in San Marcos, Texas. [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…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — New from the Experimental Aircraft Association is the Sport Pilot Academy.
The new three-week academy, slated for Aug. 27 through Sept. 17, eliminates one of the top barriers for the more than 60 percent of those who begin flight training and drop out — schedule conflicts that reduce motivation and enthusiasm, EAA officials note. [Read more…]
Eight people with disabilities can become licensed pilots in 2016 thanks to Able Flight.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Able Flight’s eight scholarships sets a record, according to officials with the non-profit organization.
The recipients of the 2016 flight training scholarships come from throughout the country and face challenges from a variety of physical disabilities. [Read more…]
The fundamentals of aviating haven’t changed terribly much since Orville and Wilbur first went skyward. A lot has evolved, but lift, drag, weather, aerodynamics and more really haven’t.
For that reason, a book that covers the timeless fundamentals while not being out-of-date is an invaluable asset on an bookshelf. [Read more…]