Classic Aero-TV: Rewarding Innovation--Avemco’s Jim Lauerman Looks Over Redbird | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

AMA Drone Report

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday

Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI

Airborne On ANN

AMA 06.22.17

Airborne 06.26.17

Airborne 06.27.17

Airborne 06.21.17

Airborne 06.22.17

Airborne 06.23.17

Airborne-Unmanned 06.20.17

Airborne-YouTube

AMA 06.22.17

Airborne 06.26.17

Airborne 06.27.17

Airborne 06.21.17

Airborne 06.22.17

Airborne 06.23.17

Airborne-Unmanned 06.20.17

XPONENTIAL Innovation Preview -- www.allthingsunmanned.com

Thu, Jun 21, 2012

Classic Aero-TV: Rewarding Innovation--Avemco’s Jim Lauerman Looks Over Redbird

An Aviation Veteran Evaluates The Impact Of A New and Innovative Aviation Training Program

It was quite an event... and one that featured a unique brand of excitement that we do not see too often in the GA world anymore -- the feeling that something "really different" is right around the corner.

The event we speak of was Redbird Skyport's 'birthday' of November 8th, 2011 -- a date to remember... for the first time in a LONG time, aviation industry luminaries gathered together to celebrate the start of something unique, innovative and utterly NEW. A multi-faceted aviation research and development laboratory, located in San Marcos, TX, the Redbird Skyport is the culmination of the efforts of Redbird Flight Simulations and King Schools and is supported by a growing number of industry partners.

Skyport is designed to be the first step in developing solutions to the challenges of a shrinking pilot population, staggering student drop-out rate and the ever increasing cost of flight training. The innovative aviation laboratory will include a full service FBO, flight school, and aviation experience center. All aspects of the project will provide a test bed for innovative hardware, software, business processes and ideas with the goal of revitalizing general aviation.

The event also provided an excellent chance to gauge the potential impact on the GA world, as judged by a number of industry vets and experts... folks like outgoing Avemco Boss, Jim Lauerman... a guy who know his way around the flight training biz in no small way. Lauerman's bio notes that with over 4,000 hours of flight time, his career has spanned almost every aspect of general aviation. Starting in the Navy as an acoustic sensor operator aboard a P-3 Orion, he eventually 'went civilian' where he purchased and managed his own flight school and Grumman-American dealership, which he later sold to become Chief Pilot and Chief Flight Instructor at Elliot Beechcraft. In 1985, National Aviation Underwriters recruited him to enter the aviation insurance profession and was eventually promoted to Vice President of US Specialty Insurance Company (USSIC) and later, became the Executive Vice President of Operations at Avemco. He became President of Avemco in 2007 and retired in January of 2012.

Join Aero-TV and Jim Lauerman for a look at the potential of the Redbird experiment.

FMI: www.redbirdflightsims.com, www.avemco.com, www.aero-tv.net, www.youtube.com/aerotvnetwork, http://twitter.com/AeroNews

 

 


Advertisement

More News

Airborne 06.26.17: Senate FAA Bill, Thunderbird Accident, Gliderport Woes

Also: Kelch Aviation Museum, F-35, Drone I.D., Iranian Drone, Living History, Astronaut Departure, Boeing MAX Following the release of the language put forth by the US House; Senat>[...]

Employee Unions Split On House FAA Reauthorization Bill

NATCA Supports Measure, While PASS Would Take A Pass The union representing the nation's Air Traffic Controllers has come out in support of the House version of the FAA Reauthoriza>[...]

Airborne 06.26.17: Senate FAA Bill, Thunderbird Accident, Gliderport Woes

Also: Kelch Aviation Museum, F-35, Drone I.D., Iranian Drone, Living History, Astronaut Departure, Boeing MAX Following the release of the language put forth by the US House; Senat>[...]

Airborne 06.23.17: Airbus 'Racer', RANS 'Fly To Work', Boater v Floatplane

Also: House ATC Bill, Golda Cox, Boeing Forecast, Concorde Battery, C-130J-SOF, SpiceJet, Flt School Closure Airbus Helicopters has unveiled their ‘Racer’ -- which stan>[...]

AD: Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited Helicopters

AD NUMBER: 2017-13-03 PRODUCT: Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited (Bell) Model 429 helicopters.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC