Eye to Eye with the Hurricane Hunters

Eye to Eye with the Hurricane Hunters
As the 2017 hurricane season winds down, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Corps officers based in Lakeland, FL, are looking ahead to snow in the forecast, marine mammal surveys, coastal mapping surveys, and atmospheric surveys. For the 110 personnel made up of scientists, pilots, navigators, maintenance, and administrative support staff, the 2017 hurricane season brought ...
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Q & A with LightSport Man

Q & A with LightSport Man
Johnathan Mark Smith aka LightSport Man was once told by a Flight Instructor that he couldn't become a pilot because his stutter would prevent him from passing a medical exam. Smith was turned away from taking flight lessons in 2010, but he persevered and pursued his dream of flying. For some unexplained reason, Smith discovered that his stutter disappears when he is flying. (more…)
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2018 Commercial and Airline Transport Pilot Knowledge Test Prep Now Available

2018 Commercial and Airline Transport Pilot Knowledge Test Prep Now Available
Gleim Aviation is proud to announce the release of the 2018 FAA Knowledge Test Prep editions for Commercial Pilot and Airline Transport Pilot (ATP). The Gleim FAA Knowledge Test Prep books provide students with the easiest, fastest, and least-expensive means of passing the FAA knowledge test. The Gleim Knowledge Transfer Outlines at the beginning of each study unit concisely present material ne...

All Aviation All The Time

All Aviation All The Time
Gleim Student Is Plane Chaser, Aircraft Appraiser, Museum Owner, Author, Pilot, Producer As a kid, Gordon Page said he immersed himself in aviation history by avidly reading stories about iconic planes. In Chapter 1 of his book, Chasing Planes, he writes that as a sixth grader, “I could identify anything with wings,” and “as long as I could remember I have always had to look up to see what wa...

Gleim Tours Aviation High School – a Global Leader In Aircraft Maintenance Technician Training

Gleim Tours Aviation High School – a Global Leader In Aircraft Maintenance Technician Training
Queens, New York – Attitude Is Everything. These three words are stenciled on the overhead beams of the entrance hallway at Aviation High School (AHS) in Long Island City, Queens, New York are a vintage greeting to more than 2,000 aviation-minded students a day. A banner spanning the hallway that leads to a hangar where more than a dozen planes serve as hands-on training tools reads: “Welcome to t...

Initial Data Supports Study Using Gleim X-Plane Flight Training Course, Virtual Cockpit

Initial Data Supports Study Using Gleim X-Plane Flight Training Course, Virtual Cockpit
Human performance scientist and pilot-in-training Dr. Ronald Storm's theories are proving to be true. “It's pretty easy to tell which three landings were done with my CFI and which were done solo,” he said about the results of data he collected throughout his flight training experience both in the Gleim Virtual Cockpit simulator and in the air. “My heart rate (HR) was 20 to 30 beats higher...
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Gleim Aviation 2018 Editions Now Available

Gleim Aviation 2018 Editions Now Available
Gleim Aviation is proud to announce the release of the 2018 Knowledge Test Prep editions for Sport Pilot, Private Pilot, Instrument Pilot, Flight and Ground Instructor, and Fundamentals of Instructing. These new FAA Knowledge Test Prep books are now available. Customers using the Gleim Online Ground School or FAA Test Prep Online have already received their updates. These updates follow the releas...
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Hudson High Aviation Program Continues to Lift Off

Hudson High Aviation Program Continues to Lift Off
Gleim Aviation is highlighting outstanding aviators, CFIs, teachers and students who have used Gleim Aviation products and the Gleim Knowledge Transfer System to pass FAA knowledge and practical tests. Pasco County Aviation Technology Teacher Steve Franks stores his Civil Air Patrol (CAP) uniform in his office at Hudson High School. “I still got all of my uniforms from the United States Coast...
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