Can aviation follow the path of cars and engineer electric aircraft? It took Elon Musk about a decade to create his best-selling Tesla Model 3 electric car. Now every major carmaker is working on its own electric vehicle. In Seattle, Washington, a company called magniX wants to be a Tesla-like trailblazer for electric aviation. Earlier…Read More
No matter how many flights you take during training, your first solo flight is a memory second to none. The memory of rising from the runway as the true pilot in command with a vacant instructor seat next to you will last a lifetime. If your solo flight is approaching there are questions that are…Read More
Before you choose a flight school, it’s a good idea to ask some key questions. Of the flight schools accessible to you, which appear to have the best reputations for training and student care? Which school offers the type of flight training you have set as your goal? Let’s take a look at some other…Read More
International air travelers have cast their votes and the world’s best airports have been announced for 2019. The world airport awards began in 1999 when Skytrax launched its first global, airport customer satisfaction survey. The survey assesses customer service and facilities in over 550 worldwide airports. World’s Best Airport Singapore’s Changi Airport was voted world’s…Read More
For many people, their first encounter with Howard Hughes was through the movie “The Aviator.” Hughes, born in 1905, was an American business magnate, investor, engineer, film director, and record-setting pilot. Hughes was included in Flying Magazine’s list of the 51 heroes of Aviation, coming in ranked at No. 25. Let’s take a look at…Read More
A new web-based marketplace for all things aviation has made its debut. The promise is to address what has been described as a minimal and frustrating online aviation shopping experience. Aviators Market was created “to meet the changing needs of everyone in business and general aviation that relies on the internet to buy, sell or…Read More
If you’re considering a career as a commercial pilot you will be required to have an airline transport pilot certificate (ATP). An ATP certificate is now a must for anyone planning to fly for a scheduled airline or as a charter captain. That pretty much covers all professional pilots. Why the Change? Previously, all ATPs…Read More
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