Tag Archives: flight instructor

Cessna Super Hawk

Cessna SuperHawk   (Click image to play)

Hawk Aviation was founded from a desire to provide a first class maintenance service. We recognized a deficiency in the corporate and general aviation marketplace, particularly in the field of avionics. We also understood the inherent value in a full-service maintenance company – one that could fulfill all the customer’s needs at one location.

We specialize in troubleshooting and repairing difficult problems in avionics and aircraft systems. We use mil-spec and commercial grade components whenever […]

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

IFR Proficiency Series

As you may know, PilotWorkshops IFR Proficiency Series is currently on sale for $100 off – plus free shipping to USA and Canada.

This special holiday offer is available through Saturday, 12/18.

In response to several pilot requests, there are two new features.

1) IFR Proficiency is now WINGS certified so you can get WINGS credit if you participate in that program.

2) You can watch the videos or listen to the audios on your smart

phone: including Android, Windows and iPhones, plus iPad and […]

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Pastor in need of a Pilot.

Pastor Matt Evans of Dalton, GA is in need of transportation between KDNN – DALTON MUN, GA and KLGA – LA GUARDIA, NY. Pastor Evans wife Beth Evans has a rare blood disease and is currently living in New York awaiting a bone marrow transplant. Pastor Evans needs to be home in Dalton on Thursday for a church service and broadcast for Sunday AM. The Evans has two young boys they adopted this past spring from Ethiopia that he needs […]

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Passenger Brief part 2

     Throughout my training I believe the one thing my instructor imbedded in my head and sometimes on the back of it was air speed, air speed, air speed. Out of all the areas of training I went through I can honestly say I don’t remember very much if any talk of a proper “Passenger Brief”.
     

     For a passenger who has no or little time in a small aircraft it may prove to be very beneficial to inform them on […]

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Team RV formation clinic.

Free Formation Clinic Offers Structured Training

 

For most pilots, flying close to another airplane is something to avoid rather than embrace. But when properly taught and methodically learned, formation flying provides pilots another level of achievement with the potential to expand horizons. The North Carolina 2010 Formation Clinic at Rowan County Airport (KRUQ) November 12-14 offers RV pilots the opportunity to learn Formation Flying Inc. (FFI) standards from FFI card holders with hundreds of hours of formation time. The clinic also […]

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Residents call on county to drop Gwinnett airport plans

By Patrick Fox

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The nays had it Tuesday night as residents told Gwinnett County officials to ditch plans that could lead to commercial flights at Briscoe Field.

Enlarge photo

Hyosub Shin, hshin@ajc.com Chris Elvis, of Lawrenceville, holds a sign to boycott the possible expansion of Gwinnett Countyís Briscoe Field before the Public Hearing outside the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010.

Enlarge photo

Hyosub Shin, hshin@ajc.com Susan Murrah, of Lawrenceville, holds a sign to boycott the possible […]

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Private plane makes emergency beach landing.

ST. JOE BEACH — A four-seat private plane bound for Panama City was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday morning along the wide sands of St. Joe Beach.

>>See a gallery of photos of the plane on the beach.

Randy Crapsey, of Port St. Joe, was co-piloting on his first training flight in 12 years when he and his instructor, Ronald Jarmon, were forced to make an emergency landing due to engine problems.

The single-engine Cessna was traveling from the Apalachicola Airport, […]

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cessna Strike Averted

September 19, 2010

Cessna Strike Averted 

Email this article |Print this article

By Russ Niles, Editor-in-Chief

 

 

Production workers at Cessna Aircraft rejected the notion of a strike but they also told the company they don’t much like the contract they’ll work under for the next seven years. Members of the Machinists Union voted 58 percent to reject the deal but only 49 percent to strike in voting Saturday. The union had recommended a strike but a two-thirds majority was required. The main issue was […]

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Video: Come fly with me.

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whats your Dream?

“GOALS ARE DREAMS WITH DEADLINES” (Diana Scharf Hunt)

Do you have goals and dreams? What are they? Are you just a big dreamer? Someone who comes up with a lot of ideas that is the “Next big thing” and never act on them or are you the one gets the job done? Tell me your thoughts on this and if you have any tips please share them with Private Pilot Insider.

Thank you,
Tommy Eldridge

I hope you […]

Share
Posted in Aviation Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment