Author: Erica Martin

23 Jul Airspace 201: The Air Traffic Control System

Despite the large volume of air traffic in the skies over the U.S. at any given moment, our nation's air traffic control system keeps air travel safe for approximately 2 million travelers each day. Many people know that the skies around airports are controlled via control...

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08 Jul Airspace Classes 101

Have you ever wondered how airplanes manage to fly around in the sky without hitting each other? Or why some airports have control towers and others don't? In the United States, airspace is divided into different types and dimensions.  It can be confusing to the untrained...

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27 May 5 Commonly Reported FAR Violations

Every pilot dreads the idea of receiving an FAA violation. And then there's that much-feared radio call from an air traffic controller telling a pilot to "call this number when you land." Pilots make mistakes. Usually those mistakes are simple ones, benign enough to escape the...

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13 Apr Pilot Training Seminars Across Sweden

Meet Phoenix East Aviation local representative in Sweden and learn the opportunities to know how you can become a pilot. How Many Seminars Happening in Sweden? We understand the demand will be high for these kind of seminars, so we allocated 5 Seminars in Sweden; 2 in Stockholm,...

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women in aviation events

11 Mar This Month, It’s All About Women

For women pilots, the idea of being in a man's world isn't all that difficult to bear. Women in the aviation field today aren't complaining because they don't have equal rights. They aren't necessarily being treated unequally or facing a large amount of resistance. The...

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13 Jan 5 Must-See Air Shows for 2014

If there's one thing America does well, it's hosting airshows. With air show season just around the corner, we take a look at some of America's best air shows: 1. Sun 'n Fun [caption id="attachment_3424" align="aligncenter" width="489"] Photo Copyright Robb Hohmann/Flickr/[/caption] April 1-6, 2014 Sun 'n Fun is the...

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07 Jan Your First Flight: What to Expect

The idea of flight training can be intimidating for many. After all, you'll be in charge of a large flying machine that has a lot of buttons and twice as many things that can go wrong. With all of the rules and important things to...

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