Sun ‘N Fun Kicks Off Busy Flying Season in Lakeland, FL

Sun ‘N Fun Kicks Off Busy Flying Season in Lakeland, FL
Once again, the 2019 Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo did not disappoint! Nearly a quarter million aviation enthusiasts, pilots, mechanics, industry professionals, students, and even pups swarmed the Lakeland Linder Airport (KLAL) last week for all things aviation! From the exhibits to the airshows, the sights and sounds of aviation filled the air daily with the roar of aircraft from all...
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Gleim Takes on the Seas with the New Private Pirate Knowledge Test Prep

Gleim Takes on the Seas with the New Private Pirate Knowledge Test Prep
Havin' mastered th' skies, th' Gleim team be ready t' loot on th' seas! We be thrilled t' debut th' all-new Gleim | Maritime product line wit' th' introduction o' th' Gleim Private Pirate USCG Knowledge Test Prep book. Additional new loot comin' soon include th' Online Wave Pool. In true form t' th' legacy o' th' Gleim red books, all o' th' riddles in our test banks 'ave detailed answer explana...
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Enhanced Airline Transport Pilot Book Increases Pass Rates

Enhanced Airline Transport Pilot Book Increases Pass Rates
We are excited to announce the availability of the updated 2019 edition of the Gleim Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) FAA Knowledge Test Prep book and accompanying reference materials. The latest edition of the Gleim ATP training resources are aligned with current FAA knowledge testing requirements. We highly recommend you utilize the latest edition if you are preparing to take the ATP Knowledge ...

From Filmmaking to the Flight Deck: An Animator’s Guide to Training in VR

From Filmmaking to the Flight Deck: An Animator’s Guide to Training in VR
Emily Amadhia King (née Albee) is a retired animator who has worked for companies such as Walt Disney Feature Animation, NBC/Universal, and Activision. Her credits include Dinosaur, Battlestar Galactica, Babylon 5, and Kaze: Ghost Warrior. Recognized with a Peabody Award for her contributions to outstanding visual effects for the Battlestar Galactica series (the show received an Emmy for an episod...

Celebrating Women’s History Month and Women in Aviation International

Celebrating Women’s History Month and Women in Aviation International
There are innumerable women we could celebrate year round, and Women’s History Month is an excellent opportunity to highlight their achievements. Since 1911, International Women’s Day – held on March 8th – has been celebrated in the United States, and Women’s History Month has been recognized for the past 30 years. Women in Aviation International (WAI) is dedicated to the encouragement and adva...
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FAA Partners with Kittyhawk to Overhaul B4UFly App

FAA Partners with Kittyhawk to Overhaul B4UFly App
In 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration released the B4UFly app, which was intended to help remote pilots plan flights and operate safely in the National Airspace System. The app was a big step in helping remote pilots gain a better understanding of the airspace they were flying in and applicable restrictions. While the app was intended to make life easier for remote pilots, it left much to b...
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If I Could Do My Flight Training Over: 5 Tips from Gleim Instructors

If I Could Do My Flight Training Over: 5 Tips from Gleim Instructors
It is often said that experience is the best teacher. But learning from personal experience often takes time and results in inefficiencies along the way. That is why it is important to glean wisdom from others who have already accomplished the goals you are striving after. Many new flight students know they want to earn a pilot certificate, but are not aware of the best way to proceed with trai...
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FSANA Celebrates 10 Years of Flight School Support

FSANA Celebrates 10 Years of Flight School Support
Orlando, FL – The Flight School Association of North America (FSANA) held its annual Flight School Operators Conference on February 13-15 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. More than 200 people representing flight schools, training centers, manufacturers, and suppliers from around the country attended the event to discuss the flight training industry and share information and resources. The event marked...
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Step-by-Step Guide to the ADS-B Mandate and $500 Rebate

Step-by-Step Guide to the ADS-B Mandate and $500 Rebate
With 2019 well under way, we are in the last stretch leading up to the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate. In case you are not aware, the FAA published a final rule in May 2010 requiring all aircraft flying within certain designated airspace (largely the same airspace that requires a Mode C transponder) to be equipped with ADS-B Out by January 1, 2020. The mandate does not mean that aircraft without ADS-B wil...
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The Future of Education Technology [Conference] is Brighter with Aviation

The Future of Education Technology [Conference] is Brighter with Aviation
Orlando, FL – Educators from around the world attended the 39th Future of Education Technology Conference, which was held January 27-30, 2019. Conference goers marveled at the latest technology on display to incorporate in the classroom. Smart boards, 3D printers, robots, software, and countless hands-on STEM activities were on display, all designed to streamline life in the classroom and inspire ...
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Time Invested Applying for Aviation Scholarships Can Pay Off

Time Invested Applying for Aviation Scholarships Can Pay Off
Some people would love to learn to fly but consider it out of reach financially. Many people who start flight training never finish for financial reasons. Are you in the process of flight training but stalled out for lack of finances? Perhaps you are successfully on your path to certification but financial assistance would be a big help. Good news–we’ve compiled a list of scholarships intended to ...
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How to Renew Your CFI During the Government Shutdown

How to Renew Your CFI During the Government Shutdown
Flight Instructor certificates are valid for 24 calendar months. CFIs have several options to renew their instructor certificate in accordance with 14 CFR 61.197. The two most common methods are to renew on the basis of activity or by completing a Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC). Completing a FIRC is by far the most widely used. How Do I Renew My CFI During the Government Shutdown? Reg...
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