Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS
Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS

Aviation

I have been a pilot since 1994 and a flight instructor since 2000. Here are some pages dealing with aviation education.

 


 

 

 

 

 

Drones Across America

 

available from the

 

American Bar Association

 

ebook

 

Amazon

AC 90-109A - Transition to Unfamiliar Aircraft

AC 90-89B - Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing Handbook

AC 90-116 - Additional Pilot Program for Phase I Flight Test

AC 20-27G - Certification and Operation of Amateur-Built Aircraft

FAA Order 8130.2G - Airworthiness Certification of Aircraft and Related Products

FAA Order 8130.35B - Amateur-Built Aircraft National Kit Evaluation Team

Flight Standards Information Management System 8900.1

 

Public Benefit Flying (documents for download below)

2017 PBF course_First Contact.pdf
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2017 PBF course_Passenger Briefing.pdf
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2017 PBF_Kneeboard Quick Reference.pdf
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PersonalMinimumsContractIFR.pdf
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PersonalMinimumsContractVFR.pdf
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vfr_into_imc.pdf
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2010-12645.pdf
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ADS_B_ReferenceGuide.pdf
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gns430.pdf
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Free Course - Aviation 101

 

American Flyers Virtual Pilot Course - it's free!

American Flyers Virtual Instrument Pilot Course - it's free!

American Flyers FAA Knowledge Practice tests - they're free!

American Flyers Importance of, and How to file an IFR Flight Plan - it's free!

 

Great aviation quotes

 

Instrument Flight Procedures Information Gateway 

 

Aeronav Digital Terminal Procedures Publication

 

List of current Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

List of current TFRs 

 

FAA Airman Knowledge Test Guides

FAA Airman Knowledge Test Questions

FAA Airman Practical Test Standards (PTS) or ACS

FAA forms

FAA safety pamphlets

FAA Safety Management System (SMS)

FAA Single-Pilot Crew Resource Management

FAA Recently published rulemaking documents

FAA rulemaking  

FAA CFR notices of proposed rulemaking

FAA Orders and Notices

FAA policy and procedures for FAA Inspectors - Flight Standards Information Management System

FAA guidance for designated pilot examiners - General Aviation Airman Designee Handbook - 8900.2B

FAA Mobile 

FAA Integrated Airman Certification and Rating Application (IACRA)

FAA WINGS - Pilot proficiency program explained - validating accredited activity

 

Security - AOPA Airport Watch 

Security - TSA Information for General Aviation

Security Awareness Training - Recurrent (TSA)

TSA - Flight Training for Aliens - 49 CFR Part 1552

TSA - Alien Flight Student Program - Flight School/Instructor Registration 

TSA Airspace Waivers

TSA/FAA Waiver and Airpsace Access Program

 

AOPA AV8RS

AOPA Tools for CFIs

AOPA Flight School Business

AOPA Aviation Jobs Board

AOPA Pilotworkshop

AOPA Air Safety Institute Online Courses for WINGS Credit

AOPA 75 Years Anniversary Articles:

There at the beginning - the beginning of general aviation or as it was called then "miscellaneous aviation"

The first to sign up - charter members reflect on 75 years

Airports and their stories - fields of dreams from then and now

A plane-crazy America - GA in pop  culture through the years

General Aviation Giants 

Same as it ever was - flight training through the years

What if? - A dystopian vision - GA without AOPA

How we'll fly in 2089 - what will the next 75 years bring?

AOPA 75th Anniversary of the Piper Cub - commemorating a GA icon

 

Endorsements for Flight and Ground School Instructors - AC 61-65G

 

FAA Aviation Safety Hotline 

 

Washington DC Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) - FAASTeam Course ALC-55

 

General Aviation Pilot's Guide to preflight weather planning, weather self-briefings, and weather decision making

 

Personal Minimums Checklist (PAVE)

 

Stall and Spin Awareness Training - AC 61-67C

General Aviation Pilot Stall Awareness Training Study

 

Human Factors Awareness Course - Web Course (FAA) and information

 

Conducting an effective Flight Review - Guidance for the CFI

 

Currency requirements and guidance for the Flight Review and Instrument Proficiency Check - AC 61-98C

 

Risk Management and System Safety - Flight Instructor Training Module

 

Joseph T. Nall Report - General Aviation Accidents - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 20132014

 

NASA Technical Reports

 

International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association

 

Live flight tracking

 

Aviation Safety Magazine

 

Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) - NASA forms 

 

Aviators Model Code of Conduct

 

FAA Aeronautical Navigation Products

 

The Pilot Website

 

Arizona Flight Training Workgroup

 

FAA English Language Standard - AC 60-28B

 

GAMA Technical Publications

 

Student Pilot Application Requirements

 

Sterile Cockpit - 14 CFR §121.542   Flight crewmember duties

 

Standards for Airport Markings - AC 150/5340-1L

 

InFO 15012 dated 9-8-15 - Logging Instrument Approach Procedures (IAP)

 

Instrument Proficiency Check (IPC) Guidance

 

WAAS

LNAV

LNAV/VNAV

GBAS

ADS-B

 

Aircraft Wake Turbulence - AC 90-23G

 

FAA Approval of Aviation Training Devices and Their Use for Training and Experience - AC 61-136A 

 

Flight Instructor Resfresher Clinic - FIRC - 14 CFR 61.197(a)(2)(iii)

 

14 CFR 61.189

 

Land and Hold Short Operations - FAA Order 7110.118

 

ICAO Phases of Flight

 

NORAD Intercept Checklist

FAA Intercept Guidance

FAASTeam Course - ALC-405: DC Special Flight Rules Area 

 

Use of portable electronic devices aboard aircraft - AC 91.21-ID

 

Harvard Business Review - What does professionalism look like?

 

IRS - Federal Taxes

 

Managing Risk through Scenario Based Training, Single Pilot Resource Management, and Learner Centered Grading - by Michele M. Summers, MS Frank Ayers, MS Thomas Connolly, Ed.D. Charles Robertson, Ph.D.

 

rm_thorugh_sbt.pdf
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TAA2007.pdf
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DC Special Flight Rules Area

 

170301 Kneeboard - DC SFRA Checklist.pdf
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170301 Kneeboard - Flight Plan Filing In[...]
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170301 Kneeboard - JYO DC SFRA Checklist[...]
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170301 Table of DC SFRA Requirements.pdf
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LASER ADVISORY NOTICE.pdf
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qanda.pdf
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Visual Warning System Fact Sheet PCT.pdf
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Aeronautical Science Mission

The Aeronautical Science degree program of ERAU-PRC shall prepare students to become productive members of the aviation industry. The Aeronautical Science degree program blends flight training with rigorous academic study in a unique manner that provides a strong foundation for a career as a leader in the aviation industry, including airlines, as well as corporate, commercial, or military aviation.

 

Aeronautical Science Educational Goals

  • Leadership required by today's aviation profesisonals
  • Decision making aptitude to assess situations and manage risk
  • Aeronautical knowledge required as an aviation professional
  • Critical thinking/problem solving skills necessary in aviation and related fields 
Raising the Standards for the Next Gener[...]
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AAPOR_Code_Accepted_Version_11302015.pdf
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