Terms and Conditions

Last updated: May 22, 2018 Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the www.studentpilot.com website (the "Service") operated by PilotMall.com Inc. ("us", "we", or "our"). Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned upon your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all … Continue reading Terms and Conditions

FAA Airman Certification Standards (ACS)

On June 11, 2018, the FAA updated the Practical Test Standards for the Private Pilot Airplane certificate, Instrument-Airplane rating, Commercial Pilot and Remote Pilot. They can be downloaded from the following URL's as PDF's: Private Pilot – Airplane Airman Certification Standards (FAA-S-ACS-6B, Change 1) Instrument Rating Airman Certification Standards (FAA-S-ACS-8B, Change 1) Commercial Pilot — Airplane Airman … Continue reading FAA Airman Certification Standards (ACS)

Trivia Teaser …and speaking of aeronautical societies…

Question: What and when was the first technical society for the purpose of both establishing initial credibility for aeronautical researchers (and circumventing the issue of early researchers becoming increasingly disenfranchised from the established scientific community) as well as establishing a professional identity? A) the Societe Aerostatique et Meteorologique de France, 1852 B) the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain, 1866 C) the Prussian subcommission of the Second International Congress of Aeronautics, 1900 D) the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, 1905

FROM THE LOGBOOK: The “Ubiquitous” Computer is Here to Stay!

Are you ready to be one with the beast?  Jim Trusty 2012              Ubiquitous—adj.—existing or being everywhere; widespread; constantly encountered.  This definition from Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary really and truly describes the computer.  And you say, not in my house!  Don’t be too sure.               At … Continue reading FROM THE LOGBOOK: The “Ubiquitous” Computer is Here to Stay!

FROM THE LOGBOOK: The Newest Way to Reach Out For Information…

www.faasafety.gov Jim Trusty 2012             Yes, www.faasafety.gov is the newest way to communicate with your government.  They have almost stopped using mail-outs and gone over to the computer for information about the Federal Aviation Administration, some of the business it conducts, and upcoming safety events across our great nation.  About 40% … Continue reading FROM THE LOGBOOK: The Newest Way to Reach Out For Information…