SAFE Asks FAA to Collect Recurrent Training Data

September 23, 2013

The Society of Aviation Flight Educators (SAFE) recently asked the FAA to start collecting information on pilot recurrent safety training in addition to the data the agency already collects on airports, aircraft, and aircraft activity. The suggestion came at the quinquennial meeting in Washington, D.C. of industry and government leaders to refine data collection for […]

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Skyport to Host SAFE’s First Regional Pilot Proficiency Project

September 11, 2013

Safety Forums, Simulator Training in San Marcos, TX, October 26-27, 2013 In partnership with Redbird Flight Simulations, the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) will present its first regional Pilot Proficiency Project™ at Skyport in San Marcos, TX on October 26-27, 2013. The Project brings valuable proficiency training to pilots by combining relevant safety […]

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Rutgers University Investigating “The Flying Effect”

June 2, 2013

Female Faculty in STEM Disciplines Take Flight as Part of Research Funded by NSF A dozen female faculty members from Rutgers University recently completed a two-day aviation workshop funded by the Rutgers Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (SciWomen) and a National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant (award HRD-0810978) designed to […]

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New SAFE Member Benefits w/ eKneeboard & iFlightPlanner

May 6, 2013

Discounts on eKneeboard, iFlightPlanner Now Available The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) recently added eKneeboard and iFlightPlanner to its list of member benefits. eKneeBoard is a complete training solution that combines full flight and academic courses with the power of an electronic flight bag in a single app. Moving map navigation over geo-referenced […]

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Starr Aviation Offers Accident Forgiveness with the SAFE Pilot Proficiency Project™

April 5, 2013

Starts During Sun-n-Fun 2013 Contact: John Thompson, (646) 227-6780 Starr Aviation (Starr), a division of Starr Indemnity & Liability Company, recently partnered with the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) and Redbird Flight Simulations (Redbird) to reward participation of insureds in the Pilot Proficiency Project™. Available at major aviation events, the Project offers a series of […]

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SAFE Participates in NTSB “Listening Session”

April 4, 2013

Along with SAFE Executive Director Doug Stewart, SAFE members Jeff Edwards, who also represented the Lancair Owners and Builders Organization (LOBO), and Tom Turner, who also represented the American Bonanza Society (ABS), recently participated in a “Listening Session” chaired by NTSB member Dr. Earl Weener. The session sought input from members of the general aviation industry […]

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K-12 Classroom Teacher Grant for 2013

March 26, 2013

The Society of Aviation & Flight Educators, Inc.(SAFE) is offering a $250.00 grant designed to encourage K-12 classroom teachers to incorporate aviation-themed lessons into their normal curriculum.  Aviation and aerospace topics are the perfect adjunct for teaching science, math, history, and even art.  Aviation and aerospace are topics that generate enthusiasm with all types of […]

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Board Nominations / Elections

March 5, 2013

The SAFE Governance Committee is accepting nominations for the 2013 board elections. The organization is especially in need of board members who have prior knowledge of non-profit operations, experience in fundraising or connections to the aviation industry. Nominees will be vetted using a written question/answer process and later, telephone interviews. Once the vetting process is […]

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