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March 25, 2022

Airborne-Flight Training 03.17.22: Airline Training 4 Alaska, JetBlue and Breeze

Also: Embry-Riddle, EAA AeroEducate, Flight Sims Donated, One Air Group

Alaska Airlines and its regional partner, Horizon Air, have launched an effort to establish a flight school of their own in the Redmond, Oregon area: the Ascend Pilot Academy. The new program is launched with Hillsboro Aero Academy as an effort to guarantee a steady pipeline of incoming professional pilots as the looming shortage of ATP-qualified personnel approaches. The academy will register and train up to 250 students per year, with support for cadets ranging from low-interest financial aid, a $25,000 stipend to cover their commercial pilot license, mentorship, and the req

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.25.22)

Aero Linx: The College of Professional Pilots of Canada The College of Pilots is vitally important to the future of the Canadian aviation industry and to the lives of the pilots who work within it. It is the next logical step in the evolution of aviation; not just in Canada, but potentially, around the world. It is similar to what other professions have done and has the potential of changing the culture of aviation. The establishment of the College will serve to unify pilots across all segments...

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.25.22): Transcribed Weather Broadcast (TWEB)

Transcribed Weather Broadcast (TWEB) A continuous recording of meteorological and aeronautical information that is broadcast on L/MF and VOR facilities for pilots. (Provided only in Alaska.)

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.24.22): Local Airport Advisory (LAA)

Local Airport Advisory (LAA) A service available only in Alaska and provided by facilities that are located on the landing airport, have a discrete ground-to-air communication frequency or the tower frequency when the tower is closed, automated weather reporting with voice broadcasting, and a continuous ASOS/AWOS data display, other continuous direct reading instruments, or manual observations available to the specialist.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (03.25.22)

“We are very grateful that this jury and judge were so smart, so fair, so independent, that they saw through it...”   Source: Mark Forkner's defense attorney David Gerger, after the jury in the case of the former chief technical pilot for the Boeing 737 Max, was found not guilty on 4 counts of wire fraud. Forkner, 49, had a major hand in the evaluation and certification of the Max, a position that led to a grand jury indictment alleging that Forkner was "scheming to defraud Boeing’s US-based airline customers," through his actions with the company.

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