Women’s History Month: Celebrating Trailblazers in Aerospace and Aviation

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

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...

Gleim Honors African-American Aviation Pioneers

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...

New: Automatically Generate AvLearn Assessment Quizzes

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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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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