Why Pilots Should Also Be Aviation Mechanics

Although there has always been a kind of rivalry between pilots and aircraft mechanics, one cannot exist without the other. Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) did not actually exist yet when the Wright Brothers made their first flight, they had Charles Taylor. Charles Taylor worked in their bike shop and built the first aircraft engine, which…

What’s New with NATA Safety 1st Training?

Did you know that the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) was making changes to its Safety 1st Professional Line Service Training Program? NATA first announced that they would be making these updates in 2019. However, with how crazy 2020 was, you may not have been keeping up with all the exciting new features being introduced.…

The Impact of COVID-19 on FAA Policies

COVID-19 has changed virtually every aspect of our lives, and air travel has been affected more than most industries. In the United States, all air transportation is overseen by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Read on to discover how the FAA has adapted to the realities of this global pandemic. SFAR 118 The impact of…