Pilot Training and Certification

Pilot Training and Certification

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Midwest LSA Expo set for September

The seventh annual Plane & Pilot Midwest LSA Expo will take place Sept. 10 through 12 at Mount Vernon Airport in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

Aug 27, 2015

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Bootcamp shows athletes, aviation a match made in heaven

AOPA's National Aviation Community Center opened its substantial hangar doors to Soldierfit, a gym located in the vicinity of the association's headquarters at Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland that specializes in bootcamp workouts.

Aug 26, 2015

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Training Tip: Spotting 'hangar rash'

What is “hangar rash”? Is it a cosmetic condition, or a syndrome that subverts safety?

Aug 24, 2015
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Advanced Training

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ATP Flight School airline transport pilot course gets FAA approval

ATP Flight School’s airline transport pilot training program has received FAA approval, the company announced Aug. 21.

Aug 24, 2015

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FAA approves Pan Am International Flight Academy ATP program

Pan Am International Flight Academy’s airline transport pilot training program has received FAA approval, the company announced Aug. 19.

Aug 21, 2015

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Mental gymnastics

Mastering the mental discipline required to score well in aerobatic competition is arguably both the greatest challenge, and the greatest reward.

Jul 30, 2015 | comments
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Instrument Rating

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Precisely flown nonprecision

Flying the VOR RWY 9 approach into Anoka County-Blaine Airport in Minneapolis, Minnesota, how would you plan your descent to the minimum descent altitude?

Aug 18, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: A show of hands

Pilots hold a variety of scenario-based attitudes about hand-flying versus autopilots on approach. In these two excerpts from the Aviation Safety Reporting System, see how each technique led to some unpredicted consequences.

Aug 03, 2015 | comments

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IMC Club on verge of merger with EAA

IMC Club began as a way to exchange real-world instrument flight rules discussions and now the popular monthly meetings and video lesson format is on the verge of merging with the EAA.

Jul 28, 2015 | comments
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Flight Training

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Training Tip: Spotting 'hangar rash'

What is “hangar rash”? Is it a cosmetic condition, or a syndrome that subverts safety?

Aug 24, 2015

Article

ATP Flight School airline transport pilot course gets FAA approval

ATP Flight School’s airline transport pilot training program has received FAA approval, the company announced Aug. 21.

Aug 24, 2015

Article

FAA approves Pan Am International Flight Academy ATP program

Pan Am International Flight Academy’s airline transport pilot training program has received FAA approval, the company announced Aug. 19.

Aug 21, 2015
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Student Pilot

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Training Tip: Spotting 'hangar rash'

What is “hangar rash”? Is it a cosmetic condition, or a syndrome that subverts safety?

Aug 24, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Safety Pilot Landmark Accident

A botched approach in a Cirrus SR22

Aug 10, 2015

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Training Tip: Timeless test tidbits

A student member of a local flying club was chatting with a local flight instructor and mentioned that his private pilot practical test was coming right up. He asked the instructor if he had any advice.

Aug 03, 2015
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