FAA

Another Problem With Flight Instruction

March 7, 2011

There has been something of an uproar lately about the FAA changing questions in the knowledge test bank for a couple of their tests without telling anybody. It seems that this has resulted in an increase in the failure rate for those tests.  AOPA and NAFI, among others, are complaining to the FAA that the […]

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The Flight Training System – Part 2

March 4, 2011

In my last article I talked about how those of us who are instructors need to provide a more professional product if we expect to attract and keep serious flight students. What can the rest of the aviation community do to build up aviation? For one, we as pilots have to get it through our […]

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A Day Off, But Not Really

March 19, 2009

This leg was a bit easier than usual and was a change to my originally bid pattern. [Oops, I just read that I’m supposed to refer to these series of flights I work  as “rotations” now, not patterns – part of the standardization of  the two merging airline’s terminology. Oh,  the changes just keep rolling […]

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