CEO In The Cockpit

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! For years, we’ve heard how aviation is good for business, and a lot of that message has centered around how companies that use GA aircraft to get around beat their competition to the punch and to the new…
15/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Here’s Why New LSA Rules Will Change Everything

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! True to the tenor of the times, the news announcement about big changes to the LSA regulation was not an announcement at all, but, rather, a leak. AOPA Pilot editor in chief Tom Haines spilled a couple of…
14/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

The Joy Of Operating Machines

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! As a newly minted first officer, I was assigned to a rather senior IOE (Initial Operating Experience) captain. Bob was a man of few words. He was also a man of eminent good sense, zero pretense and an…
13/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Redbird Migration A Big Success

Redbird Migration 2018 Redbird Migration 2018 is in the books, and while attendees are still making their way home or waking up after a long travel day, the success of the event was evident from Day One. The event, in its eighth year now, took place at the spectacular AOPA Excellence Center headquarters in Frederick,…
12/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Girls In Aviation Day Is Blowing Up

Girls in Aviation Day Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! On Saturday, October 13th, Women in Aviation International is sponsoring a worldwide series of events championing aviation careers for women, Girls In Aviation Day You might not have heard of Girls in Aviation Day…
11/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Drone Pilots: Did Your Airspace Authorization Expire on September 30, 2018?

If your airspace authorization expired on September 30, 2018, and you did not receive an airspace authorization extension, you can apply for a new authorization via the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) or the DroneZone.There are two ways to obtain an authorization:1. The quickest and easiest way is through LAANC. An FAA approved…
11/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

A Precautionary Landing Leads To Big Surprise For Pilot

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Flying is great. By using the flying club Comanche, I could combine a Friday morning business meeting in Philadelphia with a weekend duck hunting trip to Swanton, Vermont, on the Canadian border, something that would have been essentially…
11/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Hurricane Michael: Information for Drone Operators

TheFederal Aviation Administration(FAA) is warning drone owners and operators that they will be subject to significant fines that may exceed $20,000 if they interfere with emergency response operations in the areas affected by Hurricane Michael. Many aircraft that are conducting life-saving missions and other critical response and recovery efforts are likely to be flying at…
11/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Experience Versus Complacency in the Cockpit

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! While I may be a relatively experienced pilot, that doesn’t mean I know everything and can’t make mistakes. No pilot is ever that good. One of the things that I have always tried to do is to be…
10/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA's Hurricane Michael Update

The Federal Aviation Administration closely monitors forecasted hurricanes and severe weather events and prepares FAA facilities and equipment to withstand storm damage. We prepare and protect air traffic control facilities along the projected storm path so we can quickly resume operations after the hurricane passes. Enabling flights to resume quickly is critical to support disaster…
10/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

One Huge Reason Boeing Won The USAF Trainer Jet Program

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Boeing has been awarded the USAF contract for building the next gen trainer to take the place of the much beloved but aging Northrup T-38 Talon trainer, a product of the 60s and the first supersonic trainer ever.…
09/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Air Force One On A Barge And D.C. Is Abuzz!

A plane painted up to look like Air Force One will soon be on display at the National Harbor in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of National Harbor. Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more!  There was doubtless a record number of sentences uttered in Washington…
08/10/2018/by Miami Flight Academy
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