March 19, 2013
By Ian J. Twombly
Young pilots looking for a career in aviation are invited to a free career conference on March 23 in Ft. Worth, Texas.
The session, which was organized by FAPA.aero and sponsored by US Aviation Academy, is at Higher Power Aviation. All current and future pilots are welcome, once they complete a free registration at FAPA.aero.
Multiple educational sessions are expected, including a focus on loans, future hiring prospects, and more. Flight schools also will be on hand for students to ask questions and talk to admissions representatives.
American Eagle Airlines is giving away two free round-trip tickets to an attendee, as a way to encourage them to a visit a flight school of their choosing.
Nine aviation organizations have asked senators to support legislation compelling the FAA to go through the rulemaking process for new policies on sleep disorders.
The GAO released its report “Aviation Workforce: Current and Future Availability of Airline Pilots,” and general aviation has a strong interest in its findings.
The FAA has approved the BendixKing KLR 10, meant to enhance safety by warning pilots of high angles of attack.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.