Picture of the Day: Hudson River flying

Braulio Cosme submitted the following photo and note: “First flight around Manhattan as a student pilot with my CFI, getting Class B experience in a C172SP with the G1000. Picture taken from an action camera installed in the tail ring.” Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can […]

Applications now open for CFI scholarship

The application process is now open the the King Schools–National Association of Flight Instructors scholarship, which includes $5,000 cash for attaining an initial or advanced instructor rating and lifetime access to the King Schools library of more than 90 courses, including FIRCs.t. The winner will be announced at SUN ‘n FUN in April 2019. This […]

AOPA Flight Training Survey now open

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) You Can Fly initiative has opened the 2018 Flight Training Experience Survey. It will remain online until Aug. 13. Each year, AOPA requests feedback from recent student pilots and pilots who have received instruction within the last year about their experiences and the quality of instruction from flight […]

Pilot Perspectives: Rod Machado

“You can make people cry or you can make them laugh.” A quip, by longtime CFI and renowned aviation author Rod Machado that almost perfectly encapsulates his unique and identifiable style. As any reader of Machado’s can attest, his material — seven books, countless articles, and dozens of videos — is as instantly recognizable for […]

The Flight Instructor’s Manual updated

ASA has released the sixth edition of “The Flight Instructor’s Manual” by William K. Kershner. The manual serves as a guide for both new and experienced CFIs, ASA officials note. The new edition is organized so each chapter can be used as a stand-alone reference for a particular phase of instruction, allowing it to serve […]