Pilot Training and Certification

Pilot Training and Certification

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Training Tip: Seen and avoided

Pilots receiving radar traffic advisories might be lulled into letting the "second pair of eyes" at the approach control radar scope keep the lone watch for any further traffic conflicts. Don’t become one of those complacent pilots!

Mar 20, 2015

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FAA names 2015 National General Aviation Award honorees

The FAA has announced the individuals who are the 2015 National General Aviation Award honorees, recognized for their contributions to GA.

Mar 20, 2015

Article

Fly into JFK in new 'Real World IFR' course

Geared toward already instrument-rated pilots, PilotWorkshops’ new “Real World IFR” video program features simulator scenarios and real flights from start to finish and offers practical tips for flying and dealing with air traffic control in actual instrument conditions.

Mar 19, 2015
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Advanced Training

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FlightSimCon set for June 13, 14

Pilots, aviation enthusiasts, and flight simulator fanatics are invited to attend FlightSimCon 2015, to be held June 13 and 14 at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

Mar 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Russ is my co-pilot

One might assume that two pilots onboard are better than one, but many of us have seen examples where two heads are not necessarily better than one.

Mar 09, 2015

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Helo instrument rating scholarship launched

Whirly-Girls International announced a new Guidance Aviation Instrument Rating Scholarship for private helicopter pilots March 1 at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo in Orlando.

Mar 03, 2015
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Instrument Rating

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Fly into JFK in new 'Real World IFR' course

Geared toward already instrument-rated pilots, PilotWorkshops’ new “Real World IFR” video program features simulator scenarios and real flights from start to finish and offers practical tips for flying and dealing with air traffic control in actual instrument conditions.

Mar 19, 2015

Article

Helo instrument rating scholarship launched

Whirly-Girls International announced a new Guidance Aviation Instrument Rating Scholarship for private helicopter pilots March 1 at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo in Orlando.

Mar 03, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Alternate realities

For a pilot who flies IFR infrequently, should weather requiring an alternate raise a caution flag about the go/no-go decision?

Feb 18, 2015 | comments
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Flight Training

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Training Tip: Seen and avoided

Pilots receiving radar traffic advisories might be lulled into letting the "second pair of eyes" at the approach control radar scope keep the lone watch for any further traffic conflicts. Don’t become one of those complacent pilots!

Mar 20, 2015

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Scholarship to fund teenage musicians’ initial training

The Flying Musicians Association has created a scholarship program to fund flight training for four juniors or seniors in high school through their first solo.

Mar 16, 2015

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Training Tip: The greater the challenge

Why do some maneuvers seem harder to fly well late in training than when you were just starting out? Here’s a likely explanation.

Mar 13, 2015
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Student Pilot

Article

Training Tip: Seen and avoided

Pilots receiving radar traffic advisories might be lulled into letting the "second pair of eyes" at the approach control radar scope keep the lone watch for any further traffic conflicts. Don’t become one of those complacent pilots!

Mar 20, 2015

Article

FlightSimCon set for June 13, 14

Pilots, aviation enthusiasts, and flight simulator fanatics are invited to attend FlightSimCon 2015, to be held June 13 and 14 at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

Mar 12, 2015

News release

AOPA AWARDS STUDENT PILOT SCHOLARSHIP AT WOMEN IN AVIATION CONFERENCE

AOPA AWARDS STUDENT PILOT SCHOLARSHIP AT WOMEN IN AVIATION CONFERENCE

Mar 05, 2015
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