May 23, 2012
AOPA Member Products staff
Master crosswind landings, get a handle on avionics, ace your checkride. With new experiential and interactive learning at AOPA Aviation Summit, you’ll connect with experts and new tools that will help you retain and recall critical information when you need it the most.
This Oct. 11 through 13, AOPA is bringing more than 100 hours of education to Palm Springs, Calif.
Pilots in training will learn through “Ask the CFI” roundtable discussions covering topics such as making better landings, passing your checkride, women in flight training, managing risk, how to choose a CFI, learning avionics, overcoming challenges in flight training, what to do with your certificate after the checkride, careers in aviation, and more.
Plus, seminars will feature topics such as “How to Pass Any Checkride,” “What Went Wrong,” “Chart-Smart: Navigating the Nation’s Busy Airspace,” “iPad 101,” “Aircraft Buying Workshop,” and “ATC Playback – Emergencies and Real Life Situations.”
Check out the full schedule online.
Jeppesen’s Mobile FliteDeck VFR for iPad has been expanded; iFly GPS is now available on Android platforms; and iFlightPlanner 2.0, FltPlanGo, and FlightPro have all been updated.
For all its regulations and costs, there are options out there to make the dream of aircraft ownership a reality for most pilots.
Piper and Continental have teamed to produce a diesel-powered Archer designed for the international flight training market. The first Archer DX has been flying in Germany since February.
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