In episode 136 we discuss third class medical reform, interview Victoria and discuss a recent article written about her, and discuss the approach to ILS 01 in Medellin, Columbia discussed in a past episode. Of course, we have picks of the week, exciting announcements, and more. Don’t forget to click on the video of the week […]
Preflight Checklist: We are at Lakeland Linder Airport at Polk State College with Dr. Ryan Wallace to discuss the new Remote Pilot Certificate. Cruise Flight: FAA estimates that there will be 7 million UAS by 2020, including commercial and recreational use. The FAA estimates about 100 incidents per month involving a visual sighting of unmanned […]
No, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. In an effort to determine if the current cost of avgas makes flying prohibitive, a month long experiment is currently underway at the Redbird Skyport (KHYI) in San Marcos, Texas. For all of October 2013 the airport will be selling avgas for $1 per gallon with […]
Published by Vagabondish, the article talked about the 10 most difficult places to land a small plane worldwide. One of the destinations included was Peru where, during a medical emergency, local residents lined the runway with their vehicles to provide lighting for the charter aircraft to depart with it’s 3 patients on board. Alaska ranked […]
Recently, Cult of Mac reported that interference from and iPhone allegedly sent an airliner off course during flight. Laboratory tests have shown that some devices broadcast radio waves powerful enough to interfere with airline equipment, according to NASA, Boeing, and the U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority. Read the full story here: iPhone Interference Blamed For Sending Airliner […]
Listen LIVE TO SUN n FUN Radio by CLICKING HERE Today marks the start of the 39th Annual SUN n FUN International Fly-In and Expo! Co-hosts Carl Valeri and Len Costa will be on the grounds again this year volunteering for SUN n FUN Radio so make sure to stop by and say hello! Housekeeping […]
The Stuck Mic AvCast is an aviation podcast brought to you by Len Costa of ThePilotReport.com and co-hosted by Victoria Neuville, Rick Felty, and Carl Valeri.
AOPA Magazine released it’s Digital Edition today for February 2011. Watch this video demonstration of my thoughts and first impressions.
So it’s that time again…Time to renew your CFI certificate. Should you go to a refresher clinic? What about those home study online tests? Enter CFI renewal by webinar, the most recent addition to the seemingly endless ways in which to renew that coveted certificate.
Here’s the concept: it’s very similar to a weekend refresher clinic where you typically spend 2 full days in a conference room listening to some mindless presentation. Now I know not all refresher clinics are that dull, but let’s be honest, it’s not exactly an experience to jump up and down for joy about. Well, the webinar option is live, just like an in-person refresher clinic, except all the training occurs LIVE over the internet. (Click to continue reading)