The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) recently began providing new and renewing members complimentary copies of the 37-minute CD “Flying Tips.” Produced and donated to SAFE by GoldSealFlight.com, the CD features 16 audio tips recorded by SAFE member and Master Instructor Rich Stowell on subjects ranging from human factors, to the fundamentals of aircraft control, to flying in the traffic pattern, and more.
Seven aviation educators received accreditation as Masters by Master Instructors LLC in December.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the new year approaches, pilots should fasten their seat belts. It could be a bumpy ride.
Next year’s election is expected to be one of the most volatile in decades. It will keep the President, Congress, and heads of government agencies focused on election and re-election.
This Sunday night marks a watershed moment here on Earth. On this side of midnight is 2011, the year we’ve been working with for the past 12 months. All that ends when the little hand and the big hand arrive at the straight up position on the big wall clock Sunday night because, arriving simultaneously with Monday morning, is 2012.
No matter where you are on the planet, that’s it. There’s no looking back. Time moves forward and so must we. Grudgingly or with gusto — we’re headed into a new year filled with new opportunities. Ready or not, here it comes.
Advance purchase admission tickets and camping are now available for the 60th annual edition of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. The week-long event will be held July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
Walt and Raeanna Gislason of Willmar, Minnesota, have donated a Piper Aztec to Bahamas Habitat, a nonprofit organization that supports housing and disaster relief work in the Bahamas and Caribbean, as well as introduces pilots to mission flying opportunities.
Craig fuller, president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), is slated to speak at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo next month in Sebring, Florida.
How would you like to help a popular Light-Sport Aircraft manufacturer design its first four-place aircraft? If the answer is yes, Flight Design wants to hear from you.
As forecast by your bloggers for the past year, it looked likely that the mandated production of ethanol in the US would exceed consumption sometime this winter. According to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Agency, it appears that this situation, known as “the blending wall” actually occurred this past summer! The report states: