Unbroken is the story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II airman whose B-24 bomber was shot down in the Pacific Ocean. Laura Hillenbrand, who also authord Seabiscuit, goes to great lengths to paint an incredible [...]
This blog is about General Aviation and Flight Training. So far I have been writing about flying lessons in an airplane, as this is what I have been involved in as a professional pilot and flight instructor. Even though [...]
Human flight has always been one of mankind’s archetypal dreams. This article provides useful information for anyone who is thinking about learning how to fly. More specifically, the information presented here provides the steps you need to know in order to become a certified Private Pilot in the United States.
A new company in India is launching the country’s first small piston engine airplane on demand air-charter service, starting with a fleet of two Cirrus SR22 aircraft. Manav Singh, the Chairman of Air Car (and Club One [...]
NTSB’s investigation hearings of the Jan 15th, 2009 US Airways’ Airbus Flight 1549 bird-strike incident which led to the ditching of the aircraft in Hudson river have generated some potential recommendations – developing an on-aircraft [...]
Flight Training is definitely not a cheap proposition. It costs tens of thousands of dollars to obtain your pilot certificate or license. Same goes for aircraft mechanic, air traffic controller, flight dispatcher courses. However, there is money available in the form of scholarships, grants, federal aid, and financial aid from various sources like AOPA, EAA, NBAA, 99s, WIA, memorial and charitable foundations, colleges, universities, and industry leaders like Boeing, Airbus etc. I have compiled here a list of 101 sources of aviation scholarships and grants. This is the money that you do not have to return. Scholarships are available for pilot training, aircraft mechanic course, flight dispatcher course, air traffic controller course and for aviation college degree and grad school.
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