Aviation News

Pilot Retirement Planner

Published: 12-20-2007
It's never too late to start saving for your retirement, but remember, the longer you wait the more you'll have to save. Keep on track towards your retirement and estimate how much you need to save with the Airline Pilot Central retirement planner.

You Feel Tired, but Are You Fatigued?

Published: 09-24-2007
There is a difference between being tired and being fatigued.

The Pilot Personality

Published: 08-20-2007
Pilots are a distinct segment of the general population. In addition to flying skills, pilots are selected for their personalities and for a distinct "pilot persona." These characteristics make them safer pilots.

Book Review: The Outer Whorl

Published: 07-20-2007
Mr. Schier's book however, is not a memoir in the traditional sense, but rather one that takes the reader on a much deeper exploration of the call of flying and an appreciation for those with whom one works.

History of the Neal Seal

Published: 07-20-2007
It was difficult to be a young man far from home in a strange land and who did not eat fish. Fish and seafood that was neither baked nor broiled, neither glazed nor grilled, and particularly fish that had never felt the warmth of a good cooking-in other words raw.

New e-logbook From APC

Published: 04-01-2007
Free e-logbook for pilots and student pilots.

The 110th Congress

Published: 01-12-2007
On 4 Jan 2007, the 110th Congress convened with the Democrats in control of both houses of Congress.  In the House, the Democrats have a solid majority of 233-202.  The balance in the Senate is much tighter at 49-49-2, with both Independent senators (Joe Lieberman and Bernie Sanders) caucusing with the Democrats to give the Democrats a razor thin 51-49 majority.  With a majority in each house, the Democrats have control over and chairmanship of all committees and subcommittees in both houses.

Age 60 Rule - Where Is It Now?

Published: 01-05-2007
At the beginning of the 109th Congress, 4 Jan 2005, Rep. Jim Gibbons (R-NV) sponsored HR 65. HR 65 was then referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, chaired by Rep. Don Young (R-AK).

Raising the Bar

Published: 07-04-2006
Read about minimums for starting pilots as well as new and updated requirements for getting yourself in the air.

Funny Alaskan Airlines Commercial

Published: 06-18-2006
Check out this funny Alaskan Airlines commercial! It's quite disco-tastic.

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