Flight Training with Frustrating Students and Instructors

Flight Training with Frustrating Students and Instructors
Have you ever become frustrated while flying with someone in a training environment? Most pilots have at one time or another. Whether the frustration is due to the student or the instructor,when such situations occur, it is easy to want to give up. However, learning how to reduce frustrations is manageable and can positively impact your training. Frustrations can come from many different source...
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PreFlight Aviation Camp – Preparing Girls to Take Off

PreFlight Aviation Camp – Preparing Girls to Take Off
With a looming pilot shortage, an extreme disparity in the number of male and female pilots, and the overall number of female pilots decreasing, now is a perfect time to build up the pilot workforce in America and abroad. The annual International Women in Aviation conference in March did a wonderful job of celebrating women in the field and hosted a Girls in Aviation Day to inspire girls and gi...
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Flying Season Starts with the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In!

Flying Season Starts with the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In!
Springtime is here, which for many people means the start of airshow season and more flying! The Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In started on Tuesday, April 10th, and the Gleim Aviation team was excited to meet with thousands of pilots and aviation enthusiasts at the event. Sun 'n Fun concluded on Sunday, April 15th, at the Lakeland Linder Airport (KLAL) in Florida. Airshows and Aircraft Displays...
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Inspiring Aviators at the Nation’s Largest Celebration of STEM

Inspiring Aviators at the Nation’s Largest Celebration of STEM
Gleim Aviation Helps Kick Off New Aviation Pavilion at the USA Science and Engineering Festival April 6, 2018, Washington, D.C. – The 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival is the nation's largest celebration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It is an all-ages expo that takes place this weekend, April 7 & 8. Nearly 400,000 people are expected to attend the ev...
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Gleim X-Plane Flight Training Course now Compatible with X-Plane 11

Gleim X-Plane Flight Training Course now Compatible with X-Plane 11
Gleim is thrilled to announce that our X-Plane Flight Training Course is now compatible with X-Plane 11! This newest version of X-Plane adopts a modernized physics-based rendering engine allowing for change in illumination and reflections depending on your viewing angle and the properties of the object's surface. X-Plane 11 also features a state-of-the-art sound engine capable of realizing spatial...
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29th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference Kicks Off

29th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference Kicks Off
Coinciding with Women's History Month, the 29th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference takes place in Reno, Nevada, on March 22nd – 24th, 2018. This event is hosted by the non-profit organization Women in Aviation International, a group of women and men in the aviation and aerospace industry dedicated to the advancement of women in aviation career fields and hobbyists. The conference se...
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Study Tips for the FAA Knowledge Test

Study Tips for the FAA Knowledge Test
For many of us studying to become pilots, the FAA knowledge test is the only test we've taken in years. Test taking can be very stressful, so at Gleim we do our best to eliminate as much stress as possible by making sure you truly know the material and by helping you become comfortable with the format of the test and the testing system. Studying our knowledge transfer outlines and using our test p...
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Alaska Has More to Offer Than an Abundance of Flight Time

Alaska Has More to Offer Than an Abundance of Flight Time
A guest blog by Drew Glastetter of Alaska Airlines When I was a child, I was fortunate enough to be raised by a family of travelers. My family enjoyed seeing new places and finding adventures in different parts of the world. During one of our vacations when I was 12, I was invited into the cockpit by the pilots where they spoke with me for an extended period of time about being a pilot. I decid...
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Gleim Releases New Commercial Pilot Practical Test Prep Resources

Gleim Releases New Commercial Pilot Practical Test Prep Resources
Gleim Aviation is proud to announce the release of the sixth editions of the Commercial Pilot Syllabus and the Commercial Pilot Flight Maneuvers and Practical Test Prep books. Additionally, an updated Commercial Pilot Training Record and combined ACS & Oral Exam Guide are now available. Commercial Pilot Syllabus The Gleim Commercial Pilot Syllabus is a step-by-step plan for your commercial ...
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Share Your Aviation Passion as a Sport Pilot Instructor

Share Your Aviation Passion as a Sport Pilot Instructor
If you are a sport or private pilot and want to share your passion for flying as an instructor, consider becoming a Sport Pilot Certificated Flight Instructor. A Sport CFI, or simply CFI-S certificate, can be obtained in about half the time required to become a traditional CFI. You can become a CFI-S without becoming a commercial pilot and still get paid to teach sport pilot students (more…...
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Do I Need a Remote Pilot Certificate?

Do I Need a Remote Pilot Certificate?
The small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) rule, also known as Part 107, was designed to minimize risks and establish the certification requirements for the thousands of pilots expected to fill the role of Remote Pilot in Command (PIC). This rule streamlined the process of operating drones for routine commercial flights. More than 69,000 remote pilot certificates have already been issued by the FA...
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