May 15, 2006
Still calling the flight review a BFR? Things have changed: Find out what's new in the latest Safety Hot Spot, Pilot Proficiency and the Flight Review. This Safety Hot Spot offers a host of resources to help take the mystery out of the exercise that is designed to help pilots stay proficient and fly safe. Each Safety Hot Spot focuses on a timely issue or trend within the general aviation community and offers a host of resources including free interactive online courses, AOPA and AOPA Air Safety Foundation publications, a Safety Checkup written by foundation staff pilots, Sporty's Safety Quizzes, and links to related Web sites. Previous Safety Hot Spots are available in the archive.
May 15, 2006
November 21, 2014 ePilot Training Tip: Fleshing out FICONs
The FAA encourages pilots to do a number of things in order to increase safety, but does not require them. Check out these three actions that are recommended.
Among the very first lessons a pilot learns is that a control yoke is not a steering wheel. Research underway in Europe could change that.
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