Posts Tagged ‘flight training school’

Heroes in flight: Dutch Kindelberger

Dutch Kindelberger - Heros in flight

At CTI Professional Flight Training, we want to celebrate the pioneers of aviation who inspire our staff and our students. One such pioneer is James H. “Dutch” Kindelberger, who not only chaired North American Aviation Inc. during some of its most exciting years, but also started out working as a flight instructor in Millington, TN!…

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Free Pilot School for Four Cancer Survivors

Flight Instructor instrument rating

Recently Summit Aviation, a full service aviation center in Delaware, partnered with Eagle Mount to provide four young cancer survivors with a free week of pilot school. Ashley Thostenson, Cassie King, Jason Epp, and Morgan Johnson all between the ages of 18-26 were all smiles after a 90 minute flight in the sky with each…

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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

Multi Engine Plane

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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