Dan Namowitz

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In Michigan, STEM education flies

Advocacy | 2014, 10 22

On Oct. 18, STEM education moved from classrooms to cockpits in Lansing, Michigan, and made a lasting impression.

Let's book some time

Article | 2014, 10 21

Tony Seton found a way to turn a fuzzy goal—recapturing his long-lost instrument proficiency—into a focused project.

Bellanca AD extends fuselage crack inspections

Advocacy | 2014, 10 21

The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive to require continued repetitive inspections of aft fuselage structures for cracks on some models of Bellanca airplanes.

Formation education: Repurposed 'Yak club' trains, entertains

Article | 2014, 10 20

RedStar is one of a handful of organizations authorized to provide the standardized training that earns a pilot formation flying credentials for airshows.

IFR Fix: 'We missed this'

IFR Fix | 2014, 10 20

When you brief an instrument approach with circling minima, can you explain whether it has a standard circling approach maneuvering radius, or an expanded one?

Spartan to collaborate on Sun Flyer project

Article | 2014, 10 20

The developer of the solar-electric aircraft Sun Flyer has announced a collaboration with Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology to develop a training system.

Training Tip: It's your ride

Article | 2014, 10 17

Does your flight school or instructor have a standardized or typical method of sending trainees along for checkrides? Does that method work for you?

Humanitarian pilot Peter VandenBosch has died

Article | 2014, 10 16

Peter VandenBosch, pilot, author, founder of a charitable aviation organization that has flown thousands of patients to medical care, has died.

Closure threat ends for Lost Nation Airport

Advocacy | 2014, 10 16

A cloud of closure has been lifted from an Ohio airport after supporters made the case to local officials that the airport contributes value to the local economy.

Aviation appreciation month proclaimed in Oregon

Article | 2014, 10 16

Oregon’s leading role in a variety of aviation sectors received public acknowledgement Oct. 9 when Gov. John Kitzhaber presented an aviation appreciation proclamation at a statewide meeting of aviation organizations.