Irvin N. Gleim Receives Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

Irvin N. Gleim Receives Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award
LAKELAND, FL. – A curious University of Illinois accounting student took his Triumph Bonneville for a ride south of campus one day and noticed that he was traveling faster than several small aircraft flying overhead. Curiosity led the young Irvin N. Gleim to follow the planes to the local Willard Airport where he discovered the University of Illinois aviation program and that, as a student, he ...
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Gleim Aviation Launches Gleim Virtual Cockpit™

Gleim Aviation Launches Gleim Virtual Cockpit™
GAINESVILLE, FL. – Gleim Aviation is excited to announce the release of the Gleim Virtual Cockpit™, the ultimate flight simulator experience designed by pilots, for pilots. The all-in-one simulator platform is built specifically for flight simulation and, when used in conjunction with the Gleim X-Plane Flight Training Course, the unit offers a home simulator platform with a fully interactive train...
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Lift Off: GleimAviation.com Goes Live

Lift Off: GleimAviation.com Goes Live
Gainesville, Fl. – Gleim Aviation launched its dedicated website www.GleimAviation.com on March 29, 2017, after a complete redesign with aviators in mind. The new Gleim Aviation website makes finding aviation training information and resources simple. Aviation Marketing Specialist Paul Duty said, “Aviation educators, including flight instructors, flight schools, professors, and universities, ca...
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OGS and OGS 141

OGS and OGS 141
OGS The Gleim Online Ground School is a self-directed study course designed to prepare you to PASS the FAA knowledge tests. You can use this course to study at your own pace. Once you complete all course requirements, you will be provided with a knowledge test endorsement that will allow you to take the knowledge test at the testing center of your choice. OGS 141 The Gleim 141 Approved Online G...
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Airline Transport Pilot Privileges and Requirements

Airline Transport Pilot Privileges and Requirements
What can an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) do? Information on becoming an ATP is here. A person who holds an airline transport pilot certificate is entitled to the same privileges as a person who holds a commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating. An ATP may instruct other pilots in aircraft of the same category, class, and type, as they are rated and endorse the logbook of the p...
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Commercial Pilot Privileges and Requirements

Commercial Pilot Privileges and Requirements
What can a commercial pilot do? Information on becoming a commercial pilot is here. As a commercial pilot, you may act as pilot in command of an aircraft that is carrying passengers or property for compensation or hire and may be paid to act as pilot in command. A person who applies for a commercial pilot certificate with an airplane category and does not hold an instrument rating will be e...
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Instrument Rating Privileges and Requirements

Instrument Rating Privileges and Requirements
What can a pilot do with an instrument rating? Information on earning the instrument rating is here. With an instrument rating, you will have the freedom to fly in more places and in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). As the title implies, an instrument rating permits you to fly "by instruments," i.e., without visual references to the ground, horizon, and other landmarks. You will ...
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Private Pilot Privileges and Requirements

Private Pilot Privileges and Requirements
What can a private pilot do? Information on becoming a private pilot is here. While some private pilots only fly a few aircraft in relatively local areas, becoming a private pilot opens the door for many opportunities to fly a wide variety of aircraft to thousands of airports around the world. A private pilot may actually fly any aircraft for which they are appropriately rated. If you intend t...
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Sport Pilot Privileges and Requirements

Sport Pilot Privileges and Requirements
What can a sport pilot do? Information on becoming a sport pilot is here. The sport pilot certificate makes the thrill, satisfaction, and excitement of aviation available to more people by reducing the complexity and cost. A sport pilot may fly light sport aircraft, or LSAs. Light sport aircraft can have a maximum weight of 1,320 pounds, cruise up to 120 knots (138 mph), and are simple to oper...
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