I have been a pilot since 1994 and a flight instructor since 2000. Here are some pages dealing with aviation education.
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
Public Benefit Flying (documents for download below)
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
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 safety pamphlets
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 Integrated Airman Certification and Rating Application (IACRA)
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
AOPA Tools for CFIs
AOPA Aviation Jobs Board
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
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
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
Stall and Spin Awareness Training - AC 61-67C
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
FAA English Language Standard - AC 60-28B
Sterile Cockpit - 14 CFR §121.542 Flight crewmember duties
InFO 15012 dated 9-8-15 - Logging Instrument Approach Procedures (IAP)
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)
Land and Hold Short Operations - FAA Order 7110.118
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?
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.
Download AOPA's guide to Technologically Advanced Aircraft (TAA) Safety and Training
DC Special Flight Rules Area
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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
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