Which Simulator For Your Flight Training Phase?

April 22, 2019

Recently, a member interested in ultralights asked the question: “What sim should I use to learn to fly?” This question was interesting from a few different perspectives....

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Women in Aviation International Offers New Scholarships

April 4, 2019

WAI, the nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women in all aspects of aviation, announces 5 new scholarships. This year, the organization awarded more...

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Jetline Simulation Bahamas

March 29, 2019

Sometimes, out of the blue, you bump into a really great training environment. When it happens, it’s usually in an unexpected place, out of the way, lying low that is, until you get...

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March 29, 2019 / Comments (0)

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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March 21, 2019 / Comments (0)

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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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)