Protect Your Aircraft During Hurricane Season

Protect Your Aircraft During Hurricane Season
Hurricane season is here. It is the time of year when named tropical storms and hurricanes form in the Atlantic ocean. Each year the season lasts from June 1st through November 30th and typically peaks around August and September. The last two years had exceptionally devastating storms and the damage inflicted was widespread. Last year we even highlighted the role aviation plays in volunteer relie...
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AvLearn: Must-Have Testing Management Solution for Educators

AvLearn: Must-Have Testing Management Solution for Educators
Are you a flight school operator or aviation instructor preparing multiple students for FAA knowledge tests? Gleim Aviation has launched a new solution to help ease your test prep woes and manage student testing and evaluation: AvLearn. AvLearn is the premier testing management solution for universities, flight schools, training centers, and high schools. With AvLearn, instructors can create custo...

Cade Museum Partners with Gleim for Learning to Fly Exhibit

Cade Museum Partners with Gleim for Learning to Fly Exhibit
Gleim Aviation has helped people pass millions of FAA tests and learn to fly. When we heard a local museum was featuring a Learning to Fly exhibit this summer, we had to participate! The Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention in Gainesville, Florida is a perfect spot for kids, teens, and adults to explore and take a field trip. The Learning to Fly Exhibit is open now through Sunday, July 7. ...
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Arkansas Students Compete at International Drone Day Event

Arkansas Students Compete at International Drone Day Event
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) Unmanned Aerial Systems program hosted its inaugural Drone Day competition last month, with flight and build competitions that encouraged creative thinking in this emerging industry. Local teams from five high schools and one middle school competed in the event. The UAFS Drone Day event ran in conjunction with International Drone Day on May 4, 2019...
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Pilots and Aviation Enthusiasts Filled the FlightSimExpo 2019

Pilots and Aviation Enthusiasts Filled the FlightSimExpo 2019
FlightSimExpo 2019 was bigger than ever with a 50% growth in attendance compared to the inaugural event last year! Traveling from around the globe, more than 1,600 flight simulation and aviation enthusiasts gathered in Orlando, Florida to test the latest technology and network with industry professionals. Gleim Aviation was one of 63 exhibitors this year, (compared to 45 exhibitors last year). ...

Tennessee Aviation Teacher Helps Students Find Their Path

Tennessee Aviation Teacher Helps Students Find Their Path
Across the country, schools have let out for summer and teachers are already looking toward what’s to come in August. Aviation programs have cropped up in high schools and Career Technical Education centers everywhere, and Gleim Aviation is thrilled to support these programs. Today we are highlighting a school in Tennessee using flight simulation to provide hands-on training to supplement stude...

The 2nd Annual FlightSimExpo is Next Weekend in Orlando

The 2nd Annual FlightSimExpo is Next Weekend in Orlando
There is no doubt that flight simulation is changing the landscape of aviation training. Pilot training has become more practical, with unprecedented progress in student preparation. Gone are the days when students and instructors simply talked about common errors and potential mishaps too dangerous to practice in an airplane. Flight simulation takes the fundamentals learned in ground school even ...

Ross Edmondson’s Trip Around the World

Ross Edmondson’s Trip Around the World
Earlier this month, Ross Edmondson departed for the first leg of a yearlong adventure that will take him around the world in a Cessna 182. After waiting more than two decades to make the journey, he finally made his plans official last year. Ross was first inspired to become a pilot after spending a lot of time in flight simulators. In 2005, he earned his Private Pilot certificate in Florida. The...
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FAA Announces New Requirements for Recreational Drones

FAA Announces New Requirements for Recreational Drones
The FAA released new information on May 16, 2019 affecting recreational drone flight as mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The change modifies how drone flyers request authorization to fly near airports and in any controlled airspace. It also requires drone flyers to pass an aeronautical knowledge and safety test, maintain proof that they passed, and make it available to ...

Pilots, Planes, and a Proclamation Pack the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering

Pilots, Planes, and a Proclamation Pack the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering
Anchorage, Alaska – An estimated 25,000 people packed into the FedEx maintenance hangar at the Ted Stevens International Airport this past weekend for the annual Great Alaska Aviation Gathering. With the greatest number of pilots and aircraft per capita, Alaska is considered the nation’s “flyingest” state in the country. A full weekend of pleasantly warm and clear conditions contributed to the eve...
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How to Convert a Foreign Pilot License to an FAA Certificate

How to Convert a Foreign Pilot License to an FAA Certificate
As the aviation industry grows exponentially, countries all over the world need pilots more than ever before. Many foreign pilots are traveling to the United States to continue their flight training, including pilots already licensed in their home country. Foreign pilots who are already licensed can follow a streamlined process for the training requirements to obtain FAA certificates. Because this...
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Join Gleim at the 2019 FlightSimExpo in Orlando, FL, June 7-9

Join Gleim at the 2019 FlightSimExpo in Orlando, FL, June 7-9
Pilots, air traffic controllers, and simulation enthusiasts of all ages are invited to come together and explore the latest developments in flight simulation at the 2019 FlightSimExpo. Gleim Aviation is excited to be a Premier Class Sponsor for the event, which will take place June 7-9 in Orlando, Florida. The event sold out last year with more than 1,100 attendees and nearly 50 exhibitors. This y...