ICAO Flight Plan Implementation

ICAO Flight Plan Implementation
After several years of planning and coordinating between the FAA, flight plan vendors, and upgrading ATC equipment, the mandatory use of ICAO flights plans takes effect on August, 27th 2019. This means the FAA will require all flight plans, domestic or international, to be filed with the ICAO format. For the past few years, the FAA urged pilots to file ICAO format flight plans instead of using the...

High School Teachers Learn About Aviation Education at Embry-Riddle

High School Teachers Learn About Aviation Education at Embry-Riddle
DAYTONA BEACH, FL — There are more than 85 programs teaching aviation in high schools in Florida affiliated with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU). For the past four years, ERAU has invited the teachers from these schools to its Daytona Beach campus for an annual Gaetz Aerospace Institute (GAI) Educator’s Conference. This year, Gleim Aviation joined the event to present our latest classr...

Mastering Crosswind Approaches and Landings

Mastering Crosswind Approaches and Landings
As pilots, we often experience an approach to landing with winds that are not directly aligned with the runway. Any time a crosswind condition exists, control inputs are required to ensure that the airplane’s flight path remains in line with the extended runway centerline. Without these control inputs and corrections, the airplane will be side-loaded (more on that later) and could potentially roll...

Gleim Aviation 2020 Editions Now Available

Gleim Aviation 2020 Editions Now Available
Gleim Aviation is excited to announce the release of our 2020 aviation knowledge test prep materials for sport, private, instrument, commercial, and flight/ground instructors, plus the latest FAR/AIM. The changes and updates to our products reflect the most recent FAA testing updates. It is highly recommended that aviation enthusiasts studying to become pilots utilize the latest editions of the...

Celebrating 50 Years in Oshkosh with Legendary Aviators and Aviation Training Savings

Celebrating 50 Years in Oshkosh with Legendary Aviators and Aviation Training Savings
This year marks the 50th consecutive year that the EAA AirVenture fly-in has been held in Oshkosh, WI. The annual event, which actually began in 1953, was located at several other venues in Wisconsin and Illinois during its early years. AirVenture has grown to be the largest annual fly-in in the world, welcoming more than 600,000 attendees and over 10,000 aircraft last year. Highlights this yea...
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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 ...