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Your Checkout: An Instructor's Perspective »

When the vast majority of American pilots want to go flying they rent an airplane from their local FBO, flight school or flying club. That means they have to go through some sort of a checkout with the aircraft provider before they can take the aircraft on their own. Whether the checkout is in a type the pilot hasn't flown before or with a new-to-the-pilot rental facility, there is a certain amount of uncertainty and discomfort for the pilot—after all, it's effectively a checkride. More

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WAI Meeting Attracts 5,000 »

Almost 5,000 people attended Women in Aviation's annual convention in Nashville. The meeting wrapped up Sunday and the group celebrated awarding more than... More