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Pilot Training Pipeline Bottlenecked at Inability to Secure Timely Checkrides

Flight School Association of North America (FSANA) says it continues to receive reports from flight schools that they are being hampered by an inability to secure practical tests for flight…

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FlightSafety Offers to Pay for Flight Instructor Training

FlightSafety International has developed an employment/training program where selected individuals can obtain their flight instructor certificates for free. Pilots holding a Commercial License, Single and Multi-Engine Land with Instrument Privileges…

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Dassault Falcon 2000

Corporate Aviation Industry Forecast Shows Slight Raise in 10 Year Forecast

Honeywell’s 27th annual Global Business Aviation Outlook forecasts up to 7,700 new business jet deliveries worth $251 billion from 2019 to 2028 – an increase of 1-2 percent over the…

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Embraer Praetor 500 and 600

Embraer Announces Two New Corporate Jets – Praetor 500 and Praetor 600

Embraer has announced that it is adding two longer-range business jets to its mid-sized Legacy line. The new airplanes will feature fly-by-wire flight controls that will be programmed to reduce…

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Falcon 50 Crashes – Neither Pilot Had Proper Qualification

A Dassault Falcon 50 – N114TD, operated by Air American Flight Services, attempted to land on the Greenville Downtown Airport’s (GMU) Runway 19 on September 27, 2018 and was unable…

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Woman Airline Pilot

The Importance of Women Pilots: Past, Present, and Future

The aviation sector will continue to grow at a fast pace world wide. As the sector grows so does the number of qualified men and women required to successfully manage…

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FedEx Boeing 777 Freighter

FedEx Offers Pilots Special Bonuses to Keep Them From Retiring

With peak shipping season approaching FedEx Corp is offering retirement-age pilots bonuses of $40,000 to as much as $110,000 to keep them flying through the busy season. The bonuses were…

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Airbus A321LR

Airbus’ A321neo Certified by EASA, FAA for Long-Range Capability

The A321LR has moved a step closer with recent joint EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) and FAA (Federal Aviation Administration of the U.S.) approval of the aircraft to operate with…

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Airbus A220 Family

New Startup Airline “Moxy” Places Tentative Order For 60 Airplanes

JetBlue founder David Neeleman is starting a new airline dubbed “Moxy” in investor presentations. The new venture took a step forward with a tentative deal to buy 60 Airbus A220-300s. A memorandum…

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Sweeping FAA Reauthorization Bill Working Through Congress

For the first time since 2015 there is a multi-year extension for funding of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) working its way through congress. The FAA has been operating under…

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What is the University Aviation Association

The University Aviation Association (UAA) is a combined effort of 115 colleges and universities and is a professional association providing the voice of collegiate aviation to its members, the industry,…

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11 Tips for Landing Your First Pilot Job

You have a newly minted commercial pilot license and are ready to storm the job market! But it can be difficult getting your first pilot job. Even when there is…

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