Symposium Speech by FAA Administrator Now on Aero-TV

May 12, 2011

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Training Reform Symposium Yields First Dividend

May 11, 2011

ASA Makes PDFs of Its Syllabi Available for Free The Pilot Training Reform Symposium chaired by the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) has produced the first tangible dividend. Responding to a recommendation proposed by the Aviation Educators breakout group, Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA) announced that it is now offering the PDF versions […]

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Post-Symposium Four-Part Podcast by Aero-News Network

May 10, 2011

Part I – Pilot Training Reform Symposium SAFE Chairman Doug Stewart tells Aero-News Network’s Paul Plack about what started the idea for the group’s Pilot Training Reform Symposium, which concludes today (May 5, 2011) in Atlanta. Listen now (14:42 run time) Part II – 2011 Pilot Training Reform Symposium CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves […]

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Symposium Acts as Springboard for Training Reform

May 9, 2011

Two-day event was fast-paced, productive The recent Pilot Training Reform Symposium chaired by the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) marked the official start to a multi-year process of broad reform that has not been attempted since the Civilian Pilot Training Program more than seventy years ago. During a keynote address on the second […]

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Can Fatal Accidents be Reduced?

May 9, 2011

Monday after the symposium, editorial director Paul Bertorelli has published a lead-in article and readers are posting comments on the AVwebinsider blog.

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The FAA Administrator’s Speech

May 7, 2011

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt delivered a keynote address to attendees of the Pilot Training Reform Symposium in Atlanta on Thursday, May 5, 2011. Here is the text of his speech, which is also available on the FAA website: Good afternoon, and thank you, Doug Stewart. I am delighted to be here today with the movers […]

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Podcast with SAFE’s Bob Wright in Atlanta

May 7, 2011

May 6, 2011 According to AvWeb Editorial Director Paul Bertorelli, “Some pilots are extremely safety-conscious, and some daredevils (sadly) may be beyond reach.” In this podcast, Bob Wright of the Society of Aviation and Flight Instructors (SAFE) explains to Bertorelli how the SAFE Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia aims to broaden the reach of risk management and […]

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AvFlash News: Training Reform, What’s It Gonna Take?

May 7, 2011

May 6, 2011 Pilot Training Reform: What’s It Gonna Take? Article by Paul Bertorelli, AvWeb Editorial Director, with links to related AvWeb podcasts and articles coming out of the symposium.

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AvWeb Podcast with FAA’s Mel Cintron

May 7, 2011

May 6, 2011 FAA Wades In on the GA Fatality Rate. Podcast by AvWeb Editorial Director Paul Bertorelli with FAA AFS 800 head Mel Cintron during the Pilot Training Reform Symposium. Listen now (4.6 MB, 4:25 run time)

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Over the Airwaves: GA’s Most Serious Problems Recognized

May 7, 2011

From Over the Airwaves – The Journal for the Proficient Pilot by Bob Miller Breaking News – GA’s Most Serious Problems Recognized May 6, 2011 Dear Pilots and Aviation Enthusiasts, It was a veritable list of “who’s who” in general aviation that wrapped up a three day symposium on the future of GA in Atlanta […]

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