STEM Articles

We like to think of the Gleim Aviation Blog as "news you can use." New articles are posted each month with a variety of topics from helpful hints to career mentoring advice and aviation event updates. Select articles are listed below.

Wonders of Aviation Course

The Wonders of Aviation Course is designed to introduce new students to aviation through 7 educational study units. Learn about your local airport, listening to air traffic control, pilot communications, airport traffic patterns, identifying different types of aircraft, planning  visit to your local airport, and how to become a pilot. Register to complete this FREE course here.

Safe Pilot Course (short version)

The Gleim Safe Pilot Course is your first stop on the road to becoming a better, safer pilot. This course overview is provided to you FREE of charge in order to help you understand the precepts of safe piloting as well as develop a better understanding of the hazards that pilots face during each and every flight. The objective is to learn and understand how they could have been avoided. In addition to a detailed study of airplane accidents, the Safe Pilot Course offers practical guidance for developing sound risk management and decision making skills. Register to complete this FREE course here.

Learn to Fly Booklet

The Learn to Fly booklet has been used by millions of aviators to learn about what it takes to become a pilot, how airplanes fly, aviation career options, and aviation industry resources. Download the free eBook PDF, or request printed copies by contacting a Gleim Aviation Training Consultant.

Aviation Articles

The Gleim blog articles are excellent resources for teachers to use for assignments and inspiration. Check back often as new articles are being added regularly. The articles have several themes including:

  • "How to" articles (e.g. Segmented circles)
  • STEM in Use (e.g. Hurricane Hunters)
  • Flight simulation (e.g. X-plane)
  • Drone industry (e.g. Do I need a Remote Pilot Certificate?)
  • Career options and advice (e.g. Cool Commercial Pilot Jobs)
  • STEM related events (e.g. Nation’s Largest Celebration of STEM)
  • Aviation Scholarships (e.g. Applying for Aviation Scholarships)
  • and more!

Feel free to link to or provide the articles below to students. Do you have a suggestion for an article, or would you like to contribute? Please contact us.