Aviation News

Unraveling the Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

Published: 03-20-2014
So, what may have happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370? We asked APC members to comment on some of the popular theories, including the more crazy ones, which have been circulating in the media.

The 40th Annual Sun 'n Fun Fly-in and Expo

Published: 03-19-2014
As this year marks the 100th anniversary of commercial aviation, the industry celebrates its history and future at the 40th annual Sun`n Fun Fly-In and Expo in Lakeland, Florida from April 1-6.

Some Medical Relief From The FAA

Published: 07-10-2013
In April, a new program from FAA Medical in Oklahoma City was quietly rolled out. It has big implications for many pilots, and will no doubt speed up the medical issuance process. But, of course, there are pitfalls too!

3 Ways to Get Your Career Going Again

Published: 05-02-2011
The reason you hear about networking so much is because it is really that important.

Take Control of Your World

Published: 01-07-2011
In this article we'll take a look at 3 pilots who have found success, in addition to flying.

PilotFAR & PilotAIM now iPad native

Published: 07-02-2010
Aviation iPhone app developer Nick Hodapp of Seattle based CoDeveloper announced the release of the iPad version of the popular PilotFAR and PilotAIM apps.  PilotFAR includes ALL of CFR Title 14, CFR Title 49,Part 830 (?NTSB 830?), and applicable SFARs. PilotAIM includes the complete text and illustrations of the Airmans information manual.  The ability to search, customize, bookmark, and share the entire set of FARs and AIM make these apps essential for any pilot's iPad.

Pilot Furlough Survey

Published: 01-07-2010
This survey is to aggregate the number of furloughed pilots, then publish an estimate of the total number of furloughed pilots as a percentage of the total pilot workforce.

Plan B - Alternatives to Furlough

Published: 01-04-2010
It's important to create passive income and build personal wealth for future economic downturns.

The 'New' New Year's Resolution

Published: 12-26-2009
As pilots, we know that without our health, our career is over. The standards of the FAA's First Class Physical are becoming more strict, while at the same pilots are finding less time available to care for their bodies.  Over the past decade pilots have collectively seen an increase in duty/flight time, a decrease in days off,  and a decrease in the availability of quality food choices while on a layover.  The good news is that you can easily make positive changes that can last a lifetime.

When Northeast Airspace Meets Weather

Published: 10-25-2009
You're approaching STEFE at 13,000' and there are some buildups in front of you. No problem, you just go 5 or 10 miles to the south and you can avoid the bumps, right?

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