Holiday Greetings from Gleim Aviation

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

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...

Gleim Preflight Risk Assessment Matrix

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...

Virtual Workshop to Promote Safe Use of Drones

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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Gleim Thanks You With Our Customer Appreciation Sale

There is no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone. However, there is still plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season! The Gleim team is especially grateful for you and all of our customers who have trusted us to help them with their aviation training. To give back, Gleim is holding a customer appreciation aviation training sale. The sale in...

Gleim Launches Newly Designed Online Ground School

Gleim Launches Newly Designed Online Ground School
Since 1980, Gleim has been training aviators using our unique knowledge transfer system, which became the foundation for our very first Online Ground School launched in 2002. Over the years, Gleim has remained committed to improving and innovating our courses to provide learners with the most effective study materials in preparation for their tests. Jump to Video Our popular Online Ground School h...

Tips for Cold Weather Operations

Tips for Cold Weather Operations
On 8 Dec 2014, a corporate jet carrying one pilot and two passengers crashed into a house in Montgomery County, Maryland, tragically killing all three occupants and a mother and two children on the ground. The NTSB reported that the aircraft encountered clouds and was exposed to structural icing conditions while descending to their destination. They noted that there were numerous reports of ice fr...
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How to Use VFR Flight Plans and Flight Following

How to Use VFR Flight Plans and Flight Following
Filing a VFR flight plan and using Flight Following are excellent ways to provide an added margin of safety on all flights. Although these services are not mandatory for VFR flights, they are highly recommended. Many pilots are confused about the two services, what they provide, and are unsure of how to use them. VFR Flight Plans VFR flight plans are used to inform ATC about your planned fli...

Gleim Virtual Cockpit®️ BATD Instructor Operating Station

Gleim Virtual Cockpit®️ BATD Instructor Operating Station
Gleim recently launched the FAA-approved Gleim Virtual Cockpit®️ BATD. In only a month, Gleim has already delivered the simulator to flight schools, high school STEM education programs, student pilots, simulation enthusiasts, and government agencies in every corner of the United States and internationally who have found the system to compliment their training needs. The powerful simulator inclu...

Deciphering Key Elements in the Chart Supplement

Deciphering Key Elements in the Chart Supplement
Chart Supplements are an incredibly useful source of information, providing extensive data regarding the airport environment. They are designed to be used in conjunction with Sectional Charts, High Enroute Charts, Low Enroute Charts, or other visual charts published by the FAA. Chart Supplements contain an Airport/Facility Directory (A/FD), notices, associated data, and airport diagrams. An air...

Let’s Review Runway Lines and Markings

Let’s Review Runway Lines and Markings
Runway lines and markings help pilots identify the correct runway and how to align their aircraft with that runway during takeoff and landing. Although student pilots learn these markings early in their flight training, even experienced pilots occasionally use the wrong runway. Learning and reviewing these markings could help prevent a runway incursion, or worse, an excursion, a scenario in which ...