FAA Announces Changes to FOI Test

May 23, 2011

In light of concerns raised about recent changes to the FAA’s Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI) knowledge test, the FAA recently announced that six test questions have been withdrawn. This action comes as a result of consultation with academics and others who have expertise in test writing and validation. According to an email from FAA’s Stanley […]

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Training Reform Symposium Yields Additional Syllabi

May 17, 2011

Sporty’s, SAFE Syllabi Now Available at No Charge Just two weeks after the event in Atlanta, the Pilot Training Reform Symposium chaired by the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) has produced yet more positive results. On the heels of the recent announcement that Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA) had made a number of […]

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AOPA eBrief: SAFE Symposium Participants Share Insights

May 14, 2011

AOPA eBrief article, Building a better flight training experience, Symposium participants share insights

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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 of […]

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Training Reform 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? A post-symposium blog on AVwebinsider

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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