Record Learning with a Simulator

March 21, 2019

AINonline discusses how Bill Forelli learned to fly using X-Plane. He soloed in 10 hours! From: AINonline, by Matt Thurber Editor-in-Chief, at AIN Publications. January 29, 2019. See the...

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Firefighter Aerial Training: Conair buys AT-802 FTD Level 2 by Entrol

November 15, 2018

Conair has purchased from Entrol an AT-802 FTD Level 2 simulator. It will be installed in Conair’s new Aerial Wildfire Training Center (AWTC) in Canada. The Training Center will house a...

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November 15, 2018 / Comments (0)

New FAA Rule and a Proposal may make training easier in the US

October 30, 2018

Ever tried to schedule an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner for a CFI check ride? Well… “wait” was the keyword. This may change. The FAA now allows schools and students to...

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October 30, 2018 / Comments (0)

From sim to flight school: What a blast! What to expect.

October 18, 2018

So, you have been flying your flight simulator and got really good at it. You have practiced takeoffs and landings, went cross country, operated the radios, checked the ATIS and understood...

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October 18, 2018 / Comments (0)

Flight Training: 8 Best flight simulator tips to stay proficient during the winter.

October 16, 2018

During the long winter months, a flight simulator is an excellent tool for proficiency and one that can go a long way toward make you a better pilot or a better student.  When nights are...

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October 16, 2018 / Comments (2)

Flying IFR? An ATC Coms Primer by NATCA Controllers

August 20, 2018

This was part of a great communication workshop held by NATCA, the National ATC Association. Worth reading it, as it describes exactly what they like to hear and how for some phases of IFR...

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August 20, 2018 / Comments (0)

AOPA: ABCs of simulators

August 4, 2018

“First, if the simulator has a number, it doesn’t move. If it has a letter, it moves and costs a lot of money…” Bookmark...

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August 4, 2018 / Comments (0)

Check Flow G1000

May 18, 2018

Pre-Taxi Check List Flow for the Cessna 172R equipped with the GARMIN NAV III package. These procedures are meant for use by LeTourneau University Flight Students and in no other context...

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May 18, 2018 / Comments (0)

Briefing the Approach

May 18, 2018

How do professional pilots brief the approach? Here is a great video that walks you through the steps and explains it all. (c) Airline Pilot Hiring Bookmark...

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May 18, 2018 / Comments (1)

Captain for a Day: Airline Flight Simulators in Las Vegas.

May 17, 2018

A veteran airline pilot, Rod MacLennan, AFSBI Member 001158, has an innovative simulation and training business. Partnering with PanAm Training, he uses spare simulators availability to...

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May 17, 2018 / Comments (0)