January 4, 2010
By Alton K. Marsh
Sometimes no news is good news. Teledyne Continental Motors says 2010 prices for new and rebuilt engines will not increase.
Continental officials say they have concentrated during the economic downturn on improving several aspects of factory operations, resulting in lower production costs. The savings were used to invest in technology and to keep prices low.
AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Alton Marsh has been a pilot since 1970 and has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates, aerobatic training, and a commercial seaplane certificate.
New draft airman certification standards are available for review on the FAA’s website. In addition to releasing the draft standards, the FAA also announced that it would be deleting questions from the private pilot airplane knowledge test, effective Feb. 9.
A California charter school has teamed up with a glider school to give students a potentially life-changing opportunity.
Do you operate at airports or heliports that have LED systems? If so, AOPA, the FAA, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, and multiple professional pilot organizations want to hear from you.
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