Sat, Dec 20, 2014
FAA Warns Of Potential For Confusion Among Flightcrews
The FAA has released a Safty Alert For Operators (SAFO) alerting maintenance providers and operators about potential confusion to flightcrews that may result when using tie wraps or collars on circuit breakers.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014
One of The Most Important Aspects of GA is Flight Training... But Is The Industry Keeping Up With The Times?
While at the Redbird Migration 2014, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, met with Redbird’s Roger Sharp, the director of training for Redbird Flight Simulations. In this part 1 of a 2-part interview, Campbell asked what Redbird has learned since the last Redbird Migration a year ago? Sharp started his conversation by listing things that already existed but were validated, such as, can a flight simulator be applied to primary training? The answer was, of course it can. By integrating the flight simulator at an early stage of student training they found that students learned quickly to integrate the various tasks required of a pilot. Of course, repeatability of simulator maneuvers in a short period of time is also highly valuable.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014
Some Of Its Aircraft Are On Loan From Company Reorganizing Under Bankruptcy Laws
The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville, OR says that it is doing just fine, thank you, even though some of the airplanes it has on display belong to Evergreen Vintage Aircraft LLC, which recently filed for reorganization under Chapter 11.