Both instructors and students can track flight training progress and maintain records electronically after choosing “Sporty’s” within FSP’s student training module, Sporty’s officials explain. [Read more…]
David Ross of Afton, Tennessee, is the first recipient of a $2,500 scholarship awarded through his membership in the Sporty’s Flight Crew program. Dave plans to put this money toward an instrument rating.
Sporty’s Flight Crew is a three-level customer benefit program that rewards customers with access to training programs, unlimited free shipping, an on-call personal Sporty’s shopper, and more. The top two levels — gold and platinum — include the opportunity to apply for this $2,500 scholarship. [Read more…]
The application process is now open the the King Schools–National Association of Flight Instructors scholarship, which includes $5,000 cash for attaining an initial or advanced instructor rating and lifetime access to the King Schools library of more than 90 courses, including FIRCs.
The winner will be announced at SUN ‘n FUN in April 2019. [Read more…]
As a young child, Shokoufeh Mirzaei was initially terrified of airplanes. Growing up on Air Force bases in Iran, she would routinely seek shelter underground as air raid sirens went off.
However, that fear soon turned to admiration and a desire to fly. Immigrating from a country where it was formerly impossible for a young woman to become a pilot, Shokoufeh’s piloting dreams were put on hold for many years — until now. [Read more…]
ASA’s 2019 Test Prep and Test Guide books, Test Prep Bundles, and Prepware software are now available and shipping has begun.
ASA has been providing test preparation materials to the aviation industry for more than 75 years, company officials note. Materials are available for pilots, remote pilots and aviation mechanics. [Read more…]
A free online ground school is now available, with the goal of offering 21st Century training to create safer pilots.
Launched in December 2017, Fly8MA has already attracted more than 5,700 students, with the roster growing exponentially.
Founded by CFI and regional airline pilot Jon Kotwicki, Fly8MA grew out of Jon’s own frustration. [Read more…]
According to officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, these regulatory changes are expected to save the general aviation community more than $110 million in the next five years. [Read more…]