Pilot Training and Certification

Pilot Training and Certification

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Inspired to serve others

Giving an injured U.S. Marine a taste of the freedom of flight set a Mississippi pilot on a course to do much more.

Nov 24, 2014 | comments

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Training Tip: 'Pilots are encouraged'

The FAA encourages pilots to do a number of things in order to increase safety, but does not require them. Check out these three actions that are recommended.

Nov 21, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Why 'No SID'?

Your CFII usually follows up route-planning drilling with a review of appropriate regulations, and today’s selection is 14 CFR 91.185, "IFR Operations: Two-way radio communications failure."

Nov 21, 2014
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Advanced Training

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First students complete new ATP course

Two students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University are the first in the nation to complete a newly required course for the multiengine airplane airline transport pilot (ATP) certificate, the school announced Oct. 31.

Nov 04, 2014

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Textron boosts King Air performance on two models

The Beechcraft King Air flies into its second half century with a new round of improvements that boost performance for the C90GTx and the 250 models.

Oct 20, 2014 | comments

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Elite opens retail sim training center

Longtime simulator maker Elite is launching two new simulator training centers: one in Florida and one in Switzerland.

Sep 26, 2014
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Instrument Rating

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Why 'No SID'?

Your CFII usually follows up route-planning drilling with a review of appropriate regulations, and today’s selection is 14 CFR 91.185, "IFR Operations: Two-way radio communications failure."

Nov 21, 2014

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Air Safety Alert: GA safety pause

Over the past several weeks, the Air Safety Institute has observed a cluster of general aviation accidents occurring in close succession. The Air Safety Institute recommends that GA pilots conduct a pre-holiday safety pause and risk review. See these safety steps to take before your next flight.

Nov 20, 2014

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Zulu Flight Training opens in Switzerland

Continental Motors' Zulu Flight Training has opened an international facility in Geneva, Switzerland.

Nov 19, 2014
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Flight Training

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Training Tip: 'Pilots are encouraged'

The FAA encourages pilots to do a number of things in order to increase safety, but does not require them. Check out these three actions that are recommended.

Nov 21, 2014

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Zulu Flight Training opens in Switzerland

Continental Motors' Zulu Flight Training has opened an international facility in Geneva, Switzerland.

Nov 19, 2014

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Training Tip: Fleshing out FICONs

Especially in northern regions, ‘tis the season when ficons—a notam contraction that translates to" field conditions"—should become a routine preflight item to check.

Nov 14, 2014
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Student Pilot

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Training Tip: 'Pilots are encouraged'

The FAA encourages pilots to do a number of things in order to increase safety, but does not require them. Check out these three actions that are recommended.

Nov 21, 2014

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Zulu Flight Training opens in Switzerland

Continental Motors' Zulu Flight Training has opened an international facility in Geneva, Switzerland.

Nov 19, 2014

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Training Tip: Fleshing out FICONs

Especially in northern regions, ‘tis the season when ficons—a notam contraction that translates to" field conditions"—should become a routine preflight item to check.

Nov 14, 2014
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