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FAA Is Considering A Change To Pilot Training Rules

Commercial pilots have a lot of responsibility placed in their hands in the form of people’s lives. The Federal Aviation Administration enacted a rule last year that required prospective commercial pilots to log 1,500 hours of time in the air. This new rule came into effect as a response to grieving families who lost loved…

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Amelia Rose Earhart Completes a Round-the-World Flight

Amelia Rose is a 31-year-old pilot from California who shares the same strength and passion as her namesake. It is simply a coincidence that Amelia Rose discovered a passion for flying, as her parents were not aviation buffs. Along with completing Amelia Earhart’s same route, Amelia Rose has started the Fly With Amelia Foundation so…

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NTSB Says Inadequate Flight Training Resulted In Asiana Flight 214 Crash

Flying is a great responsibility especially when the lives of passengers are at stake. Asiana Flight 214 went down last year resulting in the deaths of three passengers. The National Transportation Safety Board is saying that too much reliance was placed on automated systems and improper pilot training was the cause of the crash. Read more…

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Educational Apps Available for Student Pilots

Aviation companies are looking out for student pilots by offering educational apps to help sharpen their skills. One example is Sporty’s FAR/AIM that is offered for $9.99 on iTunes. This app allows student pilots to highlight and bookmark passages ranging from federal aviation regulations to the Aeronautical Information Manual.

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Airbus Makes a Shift in Training

Airbus is making a shift in their pilot-training policies by putting a bigger emphasis on manual flying skills. Airbus has decided to propose the change of putting manual flying earlier in the curriculum to avoid pilots heavily relying on automation. This shift in training began after the 2009 crash of an Air France A330 when the…

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AOPA Flight Training Poll

AOPA is conducting a flight training poll and asking pilots and students to share their feedback on their flight training experiences. Top schools will be recognized and all schools will be provided with feedback to help improve training. Pilots and student pilots have until August 23 to take the poll.

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5 Courses You Can Take At A Boca Raton Flight School

Whether you’ve always had a need for speed and elevation, or you were just never satisfied with a standard “nine to five” tethering you down, Boca Raton flight school may be for you. Professional Flight Training is an FAA part 141 approved pilot training center in sunny Florida. As one of the premier professional pilot…

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How To Gain Admissions To The Best Flight Schools In Florida

Have you always dreamed of being a pilot? Or maybe you’ve just always wanted to fly your family around on trips? There’s nothing like the feeling of soaring over the earth and into the clouds, especially when you’re the one who’s in control the entire time. Riding as a passenger on a commercial flight just…

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U.S. Pilot Shortage Increases Demand Professional Pilots

There is no better time to become a pilot in the United States than right now. A recent pilot shortage is drastically affecting the airline industry, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. New rest-time rules from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), along with additional training requirements, are causing a shortfall in available…

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