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ADAPTIVE AVIATION FLIES WITH ABLE FLIGHT
Able Flight, based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is a
charitable organization founded in 2006 by nonprofit
executive and aviation media figure Charles Stites
"to offer people with disabilities a unique way to
challenge themselves through flight and aviation
career training, and by doing so, to gain greater
self-confidence and self-reliance." Stites designed a
scholarship program to make that challenge available
to people with disabilities by offering joint flight
training courses with Purdue University in West
Lafayette, Indiana, and Ohio State University in
Columbus, Ohio. Learn more.
Top Left: Sean ODonnell was the second Able Flight
scholarship award recipient and the second recipient to earn
a pilot certificate. Photo courtesy of Sierra Clark Photography.
Bottom Left: Justin Falls and instructor
Justin Beam. Photo courtesy of Justin Falls

FREE 'FLIGHT TRAINING' SPECIAL EDITION
Did you know AOPA has a special digital edition of
"You Can Fly: Your Path to Become
a Pilot"? Share this download link with anyone
interested in becoming a pilot.

CFI NEWS

WHAT'S BEHIND THE FAA'S SWITCH FROM 'STUDENT' TO 'LEARNER'?
When the FAA announced that the 2020 update of the Aviation Instructor's
Handbook would drop the terms "student" and "cockpit" in favor of "learner" and
"flight deck" in the text, many aviators asked whether the changes would appear in
other handbooks now in revision, and what was behind the move. Learn more.
WEATHER CAMERAS GO OPERATIONAL IN COLORADO
The FAA has just helped make Colorado a safer place to fly for general aviation
pilots by completing the first weather camera installation project in the continental
U.S. The new weather cameras were installed at 13 locations across the Colorado
Rockies. The FAA also manages a network of 200 weather cameras in Alaska. The
cameras, along with weather data attached to the equipment, allow pilots to look
at weather trends, see from which direction bad weather is coming, and identify
where their routes will be clear based on the wind direction. Colorado and the FAA
are now in discussions to potentially install additional cameras at airports around
the state. To check out live images from the cameras, go to weathercams.faa.gov.
DHS CONTINUES TO DEEM FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS 'ESSENTIAL'
When the coronavirus pandemic broke out in the United States, orders restricted
nonessential work, but flight schools-and specifically flight instructors-were left
up in the air, so to speak, about whether they were deemed essential. Now, there is
no question.


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CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3

CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3
CFI Notes and Letters
From the Editor : When Will I Fly Again? Taking a Focused Flight Review
Checkride Day—5 Things CFIs Should Make Sure Students Have with Them
Safety Webinars: Hone Your Skills— Be Well-Informed
ASI Message: Check Your Fuel Caps One Last Time
CFI News
CFI Tips: A Dream Come True, Safely
Checkride Checklist: DPE Answers for Students and CFIs
Accident Case Study: Lake Renegade
Chart Challenge: Are TFRs Charted?
CFI's Point of View: Professionalism—From Day One
Reality Check: Costliest Insurance Claims?
You Can Fly: Introducing the Champions
Safety Quiz: Aircraft Performance
CFI Tools: Runway Safety
Chief's Corner: The Lazy Hazy Days of Summer
ASI Safety Tip: The Rudder—It Gets No Respect!
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - CFI Notes and Letters
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 3
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - From the Editor : When Will I Fly Again? Taking a Focused Flight Review
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - Checkride Day—5 Things CFIs Should Make Sure Students Have with Them
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 6
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 7
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 8
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 9
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - Safety Webinars: Hone Your Skills— Be Well-Informed
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - ASI Message: Check Your Fuel Caps One Last Time
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 12
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - CFI News
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 14
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 15
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 16
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - CFI Tips: A Dream Come True, Safely
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 18
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 19
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - Checkride Checklist: DPE Answers for Students and CFIs
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 21
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - Accident Case Study: Lake Renegade
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 23
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - Chart Challenge: Are TFRs Charted?
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - CFI's Point of View: Professionalism—From Day One
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 26
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - Reality Check: Costliest Insurance Claims?
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 28
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - You Can Fly: Introducing the Champions
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - Safety Quiz: Aircraft Performance
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - CFI Tools: Runway Safety
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 32
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - Chief's Corner: The Lazy Hazy Days of Summer
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 34
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 35
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - 36
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 3 - ASI Safety Tip: The Rudder—It Gets No Respect!
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