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FAA training: “VFR/IFR Decisions”

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education You have asked us to notify you when a seminar is scheduled that meets your criteria. The following seminar may be of interest to you: “VFR/IFR Decisions” Topic: VFR/IFR Decisions On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 18:00 Location: Broward College 7200 Pines Blvd building 68, room 175 […]

Good Video

Good video on the benefits and shortcomings of NexRad radar onboard aircraft.  It points out that the information can be better than on-board radar systems, but pilots should be aware of lag time of the data received and not cut it too close. https://www.aopa.org/login/asiCourses/?course=acs_timelapse&project_code=&WT.mc_id=121005epilot&WT.mc_sect=tts&cmp=ePlt:RdMr

AIRLINES FACE A PILOT SHORTAGE BOEING REPORT SAYS

MIAMI — Airlines will need nearly half a million new commercial pilots worldwide by 2032 as they expand their fleets, an industry forecast released today predicts. Boeing, the Chicago-based airline manufacturer, said today that airlines will have to hire 498,000 pilots — about 25,000 each year — to support all the new aircraft they are […]