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EASA Introduces a Roadmap to Simplify General Aviation

Declaring you’re a training organization as an individual or a flight club; no long processes of approval, extensive oversight, and complicated requirements; simply give an overview of your activities. According to EASA’s GA Roadmap, this should soon be possible. GA Roadmap is a EASA tool to take a step forward in simplifying rules and regulations in European general aviation.  The organization recognizes that not all of the existing regulations that currently have impact on general aviation are proportional to the…

The Challenge of Single Pilot Instrument Flying

When a pilot receives their private pilot's license they are allowed to fly in VFR, or Visual Flight Rules. This means a pilot must fly outside of the clouds and have good visibility. This is because as a private pilot we are required to keep separation visually. Pilots flying in…

PHOTO STORY: Behind-the-Scenes at One of America’s Oldest Airports

Since the dawn of the Jet Age, air travel has revolutionized how the world works. Before it was inconceivable to think that you could hop on an airplane at night, then in the morning wake up on the other side of the world. Air travel has managed to make our…

The Airplane: What Would Modern Life Be Without It?

The airplane; easily one of most influential inventions of the 20th century, if not all time. Let's be honest, nothing has come along that has revolutionized our world as much as aviation. Granted, the internet is a pretty decent invention, it didn't shrink the world as much as it did…