Recognizing Innovation in Teaching

When one drives into Cross City, FL, the airport (KCTY) may not be too noticeable, but if you are a student in Michele Burke’s class at Dixie County High School, you will know about it. She teaches Aviation Sciences at Dixie County High School where students from grades 9-12 learn everything from aviation history and flying an airplane to building a drone capable of conducting mock roof inspection...
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Igniting Aviation Passions at Sun ‘n Fun

Excitement and excellence highlighted the 2021 Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo. The theme of the event, “We don’t need roads!” could be felt by all as participants explored the variety of flying machines and state-of-the-art gear found throughout the show. While the effects of the pandemic reduced the number of exhibitors, there was a record-high number of attendees who were excited to return to the nea...
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Women’s History Month: Celebrating Trailblazers in Aerospace and Aviation

Former Air Force Military Pilot Lieutenant Colonel Olga Custodio’s personal mantra, “Querer es poder: Where there’s a will, there’s a way,” is a theme seen throughout the lives of three women Gleim will be highlighting this year for Women’s History Month. These three women’s fierce, fighting spirits and passion for inspiring younger students to explore aviation paved the road for future generation...
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VFR Charts Now Publish on a 56-Day Expedited Cycle

All VFR aeronautical charts are now released on a 56-day publication cycle effective Thursday, February 25, 2021. This includes sectional aeronautical charts, VFR terminal area charts, VFR flyway planning charts, and Helicopter Route Charts, along with other en route, terminal, and supplemental chart products. In doing so, chart updates will be implemented in a much shorter time-frame as opposed t...
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Gleim Honors African-American Aviation Pioneers

Black History Month is a time dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the achievements of African Americans and their role in United States history. During this month of remembrance, Gleim honors several prominent African-American aviation pioneers. Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman was the first African-American and Native-American woman to hold a pilot license. She was initially inspired to b...
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New: Automatically Generate AvLearn Assessment Quizzes

The Gleim AvLearn testing management system has been a tremendously welcomed new addition for collegiate aviation programs, STEM programs, and busy flight schools. Gleim continues to innovate and develop new features to make this incredible tool even more powerful. A new feature has been launched allowing you to automatically create homework quizzes for each study unit based on a prescribed set...
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FAA Remote ID and other new rules for Remote Pilots

Learn about the FAA Remote ID final ruling, and new provisions for night flights, operating over people, and changes to the recurrent training test process. Links: FAA Remote ID Executive Summary FAA Operations Over People Executive Summary Federal Register 
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Holiday Greetings from Gleim Aviation

YOU SURVIVED 2020! Take 20% off aviation training through January 4, 2021 Sport ● Private ● Instrument ● Commercial ● Flight Instructor ● ATP ● Mechanics ● Remote Pilot Books ● Refresher Courses ● Pilot Supplies ● and more! *Excludes flight simulation    With the holiday season upon us, we would like to take a moment to share a special message with you. 2020 has certainly been unlike any othe...
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Logging Time in the Gleim Virtual Cockpit® BATD

Basic Aviation Training Devices, also known as BATDs, allow pilots to credit training time towards Private Pilot and Instrument Rating training courses. The amount of time that may be credited depends whether the course is conducted under 14 CFR Part 61 or 141. In addition to logging training time, BATDs can be utilized by instrument rated pilots to maintain their instrument recent experience requ...
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Gleim Preflight Risk Assessment Matrix

According to the 30th Joseph T. Nall Report, pilot-related accidents accounted for 65.5% of all general aviation accidents in 2018, of which 89 accidents were fatal. The FAA Risk Management handbook recognizes that flight training can be too heavily focused on just passing the written and practical tests, while ignoring safety principles and risk management. By actively incorporating risk manageme...
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Virtual Workshop to Promote Safe Use of Drones

Session will highlight licensing requirements, other regulations for professionals and hobbyists Dec. 1, 2020 (Arlington, Texas) — Drones are becoming more popular throughout Dallas-Fort Worth, whether flown for business purposes, to improve public safety or just for fun. With the holiday season approaching, many North Texans may soon have the opportunity to fly a drone for the first time. If ...
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