Did you know that under certain conditions those who hold a Part 107 Remote PIC certificate must undergo recurrent testing? Holders of a Remote Pilot certificate have the same knowledge currency requirements of those holding a pilot certificate – recurrent training every two years…. unless
A webinar by Aviation Meteorologist Scott Dimmich and iPad Pilot News Editor Bret Koebbe explaining how modern aviation weather products are developed and where you can find them in apps like ForeFlight. They also shed some light on how to use in-flight weather products from SiriusXM and ADS-B to improve your in-flight decision making when the weather is less than ideal. [video length 1:17:32]
Changes to the Commercial and Instructor Practical Test Standards went into effect on April 24, 2018.
AOPA has opened their flight training scholarship program for 2018. Scholarships are available for both primary and advanced training.
The deadline for applying to receive a Hayward Air Rally Scholarship to this year’s EAA Air Academy is February 1, 2018.
The Fall issue of the Galena Times has an article written by Ken Focht, a board member and instructor at the Silverado Soaring Club in Truckee, CA. It gives several reasons why parents (and teachers) should support and encourage a student’s desire to learn to fly.
The National Weather Service is beginning the 3-month transition from the old text-based Aviation Area Forecast to their new Graphical Forecast for Aviation (GFA) on July 10th. Both depictions will be available during the transition period, then beginning on October 10th only the more modern graphical version will be available.
The recently announced Phillips 66 Flight Training Award is available through EAA to support flight training costs in the amount of $13,200. Any U.S. or Canadian citizen interested in learning to fly is encouraged to apply. Flight training must occur at a Phillips 66 branded FBO, with previous EAA Young Eagles given preference for the scholarship. The application deadline is June 15.