Pilot Training and Certification

Pilot Training and Certification

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AOPA launches 2015 flight training poll, sweepstakes

AOPA announced May 20 that it has opened its popular flight training poll, a survey that allows student pilots at all levels to share feedback on their flight training experiences.

May 20, 2015

News release

AOPA LAUNCHES 2015 FLIGHT TRAINING POLL AND SWEEPSTAKES

AOPA LAUNCHES 2015 FLIGHT TRAINING POLL AND SWEEPSTAKES

May 20, 2015

News release

GA GROUPS ASK CONGRESS TO PRESERVE FLIGHT TRAINING FOR VETERANS

GA GROUPS ASK CONGRESS TO PRESERVE FLIGHT TRAINING FOR VETERANS

May 19, 2015
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Advanced Training

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B-25 training nostalgic for pilots

Sabrina Kipp has 29,000 hours of flying under her belt and multiple type ratings including the Boeing 737, but her newest accomplishment—a second-in-command type rating in the North American B-25 Mitchell bomber—has special meaning.

May 14, 2015 | comments

Article

Cape Air gets creative with pilot recruitment

With a dwindling number of pilot job applications in the past two years, regional carrier Cape Air has had to get creative—not only with how it secures new pilots, but also with how it plans to hire them in the future.

May 13, 2015

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North Carolina technical college to launch aviation program

Asheville-Buncombe Technical College in North Carolina is launchinga two-year associate's degree that will enable students to obtain a restricted airline transport pilot certificate.

May 13, 2015
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Instrument Rating

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Red flag warning

From one 56-day cycle to the next, a U.S. en route low altitude chart contains an average of 1,361 changes.

May 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Checkride redux

The 61.58 ride amounts to a repeat of the full, initial type rating checkride, complete with simulated emergencies and procedures that must be flown to the practical tests standards set down for airline transport pilots.

May 12, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Aircraft for rent, maybe

A flight school/aircraft rental business had a double scare recently when two of its aircraft didn’t show up at two different destinations on separate days.

Apr 28, 2015 | comments
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Flight Training

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AOPA launches 2015 flight training poll, sweepstakes

AOPA announced May 20 that it has opened its popular flight training poll, a survey that allows student pilots at all levels to share feedback on their flight training experiences.

May 20, 2015

News release

AOPA LAUNCHES 2015 FLIGHT TRAINING POLL AND SWEEPSTAKES

AOPA LAUNCHES 2015 FLIGHT TRAINING POLL AND SWEEPSTAKES

May 20, 2015

News release

GA GROUPS ASK CONGRESS TO PRESERVE FLIGHT TRAINING FOR VETERANS

GA GROUPS ASK CONGRESS TO PRESERVE FLIGHT TRAINING FOR VETERANS

May 19, 2015
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Student Pilot

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Training Tip: The hazardous attitude of resignation

One pilot tries to exit the runway too quickly so that an Airbus can depart and loses control of the aircraft; another landing at a fly-in fails to make a last-minute correction for a gust of wind, resulting in a "drop-in" landing and aircraft damage.

May 11, 2015

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Applications open for AOPA scholarships

Applications are now open for almost $120,000 worth of scholarships that will help student pilots and teens achieve their aviation goals.

May 11, 2015

Article

Training Tip: No way out but down

Pilots who fly into obviously deteriorating weather don’t always land or turn around in time.

Apr 27, 2015
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