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January 31, 2014, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Jan 31, 2014

January 31, 2014 ePilot Training Tip: ALNOT

Training Tip: The official word

Article | Jan 31, 2014

The instructions air traffic control issues to pilots convey very specific expectations—and pilots are expected to know what they are.

Rotorcraft Rookie: Time to go somewhere

Rotorcraft Rookie | Jan 30, 2014

Try a cross-country with only a compass and map for navigation, mental math calculations instead of using an E6B, and hitting checkpoints every five miles.

Training Tip: ALNOT

Article | Jan 27, 2014

In an emergency, time is critical. Taking all measures to mobilize search-and-rescue, and maximizing system effectiveness by providing high-quality information, is your best hedge.

January 24, 2014, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Jan 24, 2014

January 24, 2014 ePilot Training Tip: Links in a chain

Untapped potential

Article | Jan 23, 2014

Basic and advanced aviation training devices are more advanced than ever, yet still struggle to realize the potential that many have envisioned.

January 17, 2014, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Jan 17, 2014

January 17, 2014 ePilot Training Tip: Too much, too soon

'Aviate, aviate, aviate'

Article | Jan 16, 2014

An Illinois pilot relied on his training to land safely after a goose punched a hole in his windshield just after takeoff.

Rotorcraft Rookie: The world is a playground

Rotorcraft Rookie | Jan 16, 2014

Helicopters can operate in and out of some small landing sites.

Ponderosa Aero Club

Article | Jan 16, 2014

With eight aircraft, 175 members, and dozens of events throughout the year, Ponderosa Aero Club is very much a part of the aviation community in and around Boise, Idaho.

Michigan high school students get leg up in aviation

Article | Jan 16, 2014

Twenty-one Michigan high school students have completed a class on general aviation, and some have entered flight training.

Training Tip: Too much, too soon

Article | Jan 14, 2014

Suddenly, well before the trainer reaches rotation speed, the aircraft’s nose rises abruptly, and the student pilot finds the trainer airborne in semi-stalled flight. Why?

Sporty's helps student pilots capture that solo moment

Article | Jan 13, 2014

A new service from Sporty's will package your solo flight video footage into a professional package that can be shared.

January 10, 2014, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Jan 10, 2014

January 10, 2014 ePilot Training Tip: Rough but ready

Flight Training scholarship winner gets pilot certificate

Article | Jan 07, 2014

Ryan McFarland, winner of the 2013 Lou Torres Flight Training Scholarship, has earned his private pilot certificate.

Training Tip: Rough but ready

Article | Jan 06, 2014

During rapid changes of power setting or configuration (gear/flaps), it is often necessary to overpower trim momentarily to prevent unintended pitch changes.

January 3, 2014, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Jan 03, 2014

January 3, 2014 ePilot Training Tip: 'Unported' fuel

Training Tip: 'Unported' fuel

Article | Dec 27, 2013

Uncoordinated maneuvering when fuel is low runs the risk of ‘unporting’ your fuel supply.

December 27, 2013, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Dec 27, 2013

December 27, 2013 ePilot Training Tip: A windy debate

Pilot Counsel: ATC instructions

Pilot Magazine | Dec 23, 2013

A recent interpretation by the FAA’s chief counsel answers the question whether the rule requiring compliance with ATC instructions applies to a pilot flying under visual flight rules in Class E airspace.

Airframe: Seeing red

Pilot Magazine | Dec 23, 2013

The Cessna Skycatcher has “no future,” says Cessna CEO Scott Ernest. A new Skyhawk costs more than $400,000.

Technique: What to do if you’re upside down

Pilot Magazine | Dec 23, 2013

Airshow star and aerobatic instructor Greg Koontz will gladly give you his one-flight upset training course if you insist, but he knows you probably won’t remember it a year later.

December 20, 2013, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Dec 20, 2013

December 20, 2013 ePilot Training Tip: Sierra, Tango, and Zulu

Litchfield Hills Aero Club makes ballooning affordable

Article | Dec 16, 2013

The Litchfield Hills Aero Club was formed to attract more people into ballooning, and help them do it economically.

December 13, 2013, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Dec 13, 2013

December 13, 2013 ePilot Training Tip: A mix of messages

December 6, 2013, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Dec 06, 2013

December 6, 2013 ePilot Training Tip: Getting sloppy

Training Tip: Getting sloppy

Article | Dec 02, 2013

”On this flight I got sloppy and it bit me,” the pilot reported. Find out how overlooking notams can compromise safety.

November 29, 2013, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Nov 29, 2013

November 29, 2013 ePilot Training Tip: 40 degrees of separation

Flight Training Apps releases 'Private Pilot—Ground Portion'

Article | Nov 26, 2013

Flight Training Apps lets you be a fly on the wall during the ground portion of a private pilot checkride.

November 22, 2013, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Nov 22, 2013

November 22, 2013 ePilot Training Tip: Dates and updates

New dedicated helpline for student pilots

Article | Nov 19, 2013

Learning to fly is challenging to everyone who pursues flight, but with the support of your flight instructor and AOPA, you can overcome any challenge that may come your way. To provide its student members with additional assistance and encouragement, AOPA launched a dedicated Flight Training Helpline at 1-888-232-7456 – and AV8RS have free access! The helpline is staffed by a team of experienced AOPA pilots and CFIs who are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., ET to provide you with support, advice and answers to help you reach your flight training goal. Always remember as you progress through your training, the only bad question is the one you never ask. So be sure to take advantage of this excellent member benefit as much as you want!

November 15, 2013, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Nov 15, 2013

November 15, 2013 ePilot Training Tip: Angry blades

New helicopter FIRC from King Schools

Article | Nov 14, 2013

King Schools released a new edition of its Web-based flight instructor refresher course specifically for helicopter instructors.

‘Finer Points’ podcaster offers live online instruction

Article | Nov 14, 2013

'The Finer Points of Flying' podcaster Jason Miller has begun offering live video online classes.

Garmin launches online training for G5000

Article | Nov 12, 2013

To help pilots focus on learning the avionics, Garmin on Nov. 12 launched an interactive online training course for the G5000 integrated flight deck.

November 8, 2013, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Nov 08, 2013

November 8, 2013 ePilot Training Tip: 'Aircraft may not loiter'

FAA issues final rule on air carrier pilot training

Advocacy | Nov 06, 2013

The FAA has published a final rule that stresses basic pilot skills and better tracking of remedial training for crewmembers to avoid "events that, although rare, are often catastrophic," such as the February 2009 crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407 near Buffalo, N.Y.

Training Tip: 'Aircraft may not loiter'

Article | Nov 01, 2013

Going online to review the sectional chart, you are surprised to see a bold new graphic superimposed over the usual portrayal of the local airspace.

November 1, 2013, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition

eFlight Training Newsletter | Nov 01, 2013

November 1, 2013 ePilot Training Tip: The limiting angle

Developers present five aviation apps

Apps of the week | Oct 14, 2013

Five aviation developers pitch their apps covering aircraft performance, weather, flight training, radio navigation, and video training.

AOPA Names Best Flight School, Best Instructor and President's Choice Award Winners

News release | Oct 12, 2013

AOPA Names Best Flight School, Best Instructor and President’s Choice Award Winners

The best flight training has to offer

Article | Oct 12, 2013

The San Carlos Flight Center and Conor Dancy won AOPA's top flight training awards.

Stay sharp with simulation

Article | Oct 12, 2013

PC simulator expert Bruce Williams covered the multitude of ways simulation can help pilots in a seminar at AOPA Aviation Summit.

AOPA Recognizes U.S. Marine Lt. Andrew Kinard As First AOPA-Able Flight Scholarship Recipient

News release | Oct 10, 2013

AOPA Recognizes U.S. Marine Lt. Andrew Kinard As First AOPA-Able Flight Scholarship Recipient