Air & Space Magazine Debuts As Latest SAFE Member Benefit

November 10, 2015

Air & Space Magazine, the premier aviation and astronautics publication of the Smithsonian Institution, is now available to Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) members for just $14 per year, a savings of 66 percent off the newsstand cost.  It joins more than 20 other free or discounted products, services and publications that are […]

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Stowell, Turner to Present Training Solutions for Loss of Control Accidents at NTSB Forum

October 5, 2015

Fresh ideas for flight instructors interested in preventing inflight loss of control will be presented by two experts from the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) on Wednesday, October 14 at the NTSB Conference Center in Washington, D.C.  Inflight loss of control is involved in 40 percent of all fatal general aviation (GA) accidents, […]

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SAFE Supports FAA Proposal Allowing More Sim Time, Eliminating Hood Requirement

July 16, 2015

In official comments submitted July 8 to FAA NPRM Docket FAA-2015-1846, Notice 15-03, the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) supported the Agency’s proposal to increase the maximum time allowed in an Aviation Training Device (ATD) toward an instrument rating. The Society cited research showing that use of such advanced simulators actually speed up the […]

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SAFE Board Elections

June 29, 2015

The polls closed on July 24, votes were tallied, and members of SAFE elected two new members to the Board of Directors. Welcome and congratulations to Tom Carr of Overland Park KS and Joan Williams of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They join incumbent David St. George as this year’s class of SAFE directors. Bill Wilson, Indianapolis, […]

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SAFE Instructors Volunteer for AirVenture Pilot Proficiency Center

June 29, 2015

Top flight instructors from the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) will be volunteering at the EAA Pilot Proficiency Center at AirVenture 2015 to help pilots improve their flying skills, SAFE Interim Executive Director John Dorcey announced today.  All sessions are free. “We’ve had great response from SAFE member instructors,” he said.  “They’re jumping at this opportunity to help pilots to […]

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SAFE Urges Pilot Comments on NPRM for Increasing Loggable Sim Time

June 15, 2015

The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) is asking all pilots to comment on the FAA’s new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes increasing loggable simulator time toward an instrument rating from 10 hours to 20 hours.  An earlier effort to implement the change with an FAA direct-to-final rule failed due to adverse […]

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John Dorcey Interim Executive Director

January 6, 2015

We are glad to have the steady hand of John Dorcey as our PIC (interim Executive Director) while the search committee works it’s magic. John has all the scout badges; ATP, CFI (instrument and multi) and is a veteran Master CFI as well. John was a SAFE charter board member and directed the board for […]

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Openings Available on SAFE Committees

December 4, 2014

Here is an opportunity to get involved in SAFE and make a difference. SAFE Committees are where the important mission of SAFE gets done, and staffing for 2015 is now underway. Committees include: Marketing, Advertising and Events; Development; Programs; Social Media; Governance; and Government Affairs. If you or someone you know is interested in serving […]

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