Training under Part 61 vs. Part 141 – what’s the difference?

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There are two different sections of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Aviation governing flight training, Part 61 and Part 141. Both set specific requirements and steps for pilots to earn certificates and ratings, but each part has different procedures.

Avoid impairment from over-the-counter medication and CBD products

As we enter cold and flu season, it’s important to be cautious of the compromising effects of cold and flu medication. Additionally, given the proliferation of CBD-based products, it’s also important to note that impairment from these products can compromise a pilot’s ability to control the aircraft and adversely affect judgment and decision-making.

Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) Change 1 published

The FAA recently published Change 1 of the Aeronautical Information…

NOTAM has a new meaning

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If  you'd like to stump your CFI on your next lesson, ask what…

What’s New and Upcoming in Airman Testing – November 2021

Editor's Note: The most recent version of the FAA's "What's New…
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FAA updates Chart Users’ Guide

The FAA issued a revised Chart User's Guide on October 7th. It…

FAA releases updated Airplane Flying Handbook

FAA recently released the 2021 edition of the Airplane Flying…

What is an Airworthiness Directive (AD)?

Airworthiness Directives (ADs) are issued by the FAA to correct…

Updated AIM effective June 17, 2021

On its standard publication schedule, an updated AIM was recently…

Things to Know about Line Up and Wait

According to the Aeronautical Information Manual, "Line up and…