In recent student pilot news, and young man from South Sioux City received an award from EAA that will provide monetary assistance for ground school and other costs related to flying. According to the article released by the Sioux City Journal, Kevin D Faria received the award after being chosen by the local EAA Chapter. The award is given to …
It has been awhile since my last update… Between getting Married, and host of other things I have let this website slide. Im hoping to post at least once a week now that things have lightened up.
In looking around the web and other news sources, I came across this article featuring a student pilot from Wisconsin. Stories like this don’t often get attention, however they are none the less important. If you have been in the Aviation world for very long, you most likely have heard stories related to the looming pilot shortage.
An article in the month of August recently featured a student pilot, on his First Solo adventure.
A Wichita News Station (KAKE) is doing a special on the decline in private pilots, and part 2 has just posted. The special follows a Veteran Flight Instructor Jerry Griggs and KAKE TV news reporter Chris Franke as he takes flying lessons.
In a news article by the CHILLICOTHE GAZETTE, a local Ohio boy is featured after taking a discovery flight for the first time.
Anytime aviation is in the news for something positive, its somewhat rare. However, when a 13 year old student pilot is featured its even more rare. 13 year old Harley Hardin appears to be a normal kid, except for the fact that he has already logged 20 hours of flight training!
General Aviation isn’t booming with new members like most had anticipated, however thats not stopping teenagers from entering into Aviation.
The word “stall” when it comes to airplanes is a treacherous statement. It’s also an often misunderstood word for the student pilot, and general public.
As a mostly VFR trained student pilot, I have often wondered what it would be like to have the ability to fly even when the weather was soupy.
I generally write about products and their ability to function or not function for the general aviation pilot.
For any pilot there are lots of choices for the latest electronics, cockpit accessories, etc… For the student pilot its the same,
Mobile devices are ever present in the cockpit, and there are a lot of choices for software being developed.