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Also: Pakistan License Scandal, United A/L Pilots, Sterling Adds Frasca, King Schools Giveaway

King Schools has been busy these last few months, despite the ravages of a global pandemic… As a result, Pilots taking flight training via the Cessna Flight Training System will find their learning easier and more fun as a result of upgrades to their courses. New features include updated navigation, design and functionality on their iPhones, iPads, laptops and desktops. Flight instructors will also see major modifications to features in the Course Tracking Application (CTA). Want to win a FREE King School’s course, kneeboard, and flight bag? Enter to win by completing either of two options… Survey: https://forms.gle/tMNZmg2ebzZCXxQH7. The Air Force Test Pilot School bid farewell to outgoing commandant, Col. Ryan Blake, and welcomed its new commandant, Col. Sebrina Pabon, during a Change of Command ceremony on Edwards Air Force Base, California, July 9. The commander of the 412th Test Wing, Brig. Gen. Matthew Higer presided over the ceremony which saw history made as Pabon became the first female and non-pilot commandant of the school since its inception in 1944. Where once two aircraft types were used for VFR and IFR training, new DA40 XLT’s will fulfill both roles in one modern aircraft. UVU Aviation has been using DA40 aircraft for the past twelve years. Alan Dennis, UVU Aviation’s Chief Flight Instructor, explains, “When the DA20 C1 fleet needed replacing, the DA40 XLT was the obvious choice. Having a single aircraft type for each VFR and IFR training will make it easier for our maintenance department to control fleet availability. It also curbs the learning curve when our students progress from private pilot to instrument training.” All this — and MORE in today’s episode of Airborne!!!

This episode of Airborne-Flight Training 07.29.20 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Wednesday, July 29th, 2020… Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Sophie Hurlock. Sophie is supported by ANN Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, as well as ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell. This episode covers:

King Schools Unveils Upgraded Cessna Learning and Tracking Platform
Test Pilot School Welcomes First Female, Flight Test Engineer Commandant
UVU Aviation Program Upgrades to New Diamond DA40 Fleet
Pakistan’s Aviation Authority Continues To Discover/Suspend Unlicensed Pilots
United A/L Pilots Agree on Early Separation and Furlough Reduction Programs
Sterling Flight Training Adds Frasca RTD
The Summer 2020 ANN-King Schools Giveaway Goes Live!

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