The FAA recently cracked down on a DPE conducting checks outside the proper procedures and standards. Bringing to light the importance of a proper system with checks and balances.
Did you know the Practical Test Standards will soon be replaced with the Airman Certification Standards? Take a peek at the new standards! First public viewing of the document!
Today the FAA has published an amendment to the SFAR. It is important to note that the SFAR does NOT extend relief to pilots covered under the previous SFAR. For example, the old SFAR covered flight reviews due March – June 2020. The new SFAR added pilots due July –...
Not sure on what to do paperwork wise to buy/sell an aircraft and then register it with the FAA? This post walks you though the buy/sell and registration process!
Kevin MacDonald passes both his private and commercial FAA Knowledge Exam! He’s learning to fly and will be a certificated balloon pilot soon!
Learn how to conduct an effective flight review
For all the details, see the new Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) that covers Relief for certain persons and operations during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak. The SFAR is effective April 30. The Federal Register version is available at this...
When Timothy Cole II wanted to learn to fly hot air balloons, he turned to The Balloon Training Academy for hot air balloon training! Tim signed up for our Private Pilot Knowledge Test Prep Course to pass the FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Exam. Tim writes, "I'd really...
Learn how to become a hot air balloon pilot!
Learn about the new ADS-B regulations and how it applies to hot air balloons.