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


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





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)

FAA forms

FAA safety pamphlets

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

FAA Mobile 

FAA Integrated Airman Certification and Rating Application (IACRA)

FAA WINGS - 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 



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 (AC61-65F)


FAA Aviation Safety Hotline 


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

TSA Airspace Waivers

TSA/FAA Waiver and Airpsace Access Program 


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


Personal Minimums Checklist (PAVE)


Stall and Spin Awareness Training - FAA Advisory Circular


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


Practical Risk Management in General Aviation - copy of FAA Aviation News, May/June 2005


Risk Management and System Safety - Flight Instructor Training Module


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


International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association


Live flight tracking


Aviation Safety Magazine


Aviation Safety Connection


Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) - NASA forms 


Aviators Model Code of Conduct


Instrument Flight Procedures Information Gateway


Aeronav Digital Terminal Procedures Publication


FAA Aeronautical Navigation Products


The Pilot Website


Arizona Flight Training Workgroup

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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 
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The information on this website is for educational purposes only and DOES NOT constitute legal advice. While the author of this website is an attorney, she is not your attorney, nor are you her client, until you enter into a written agreement with Nilsson Law, PLLC to provide legal services.

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