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Airborne-Flight Training 04.20.23: FAA Test Changes, 737 MAX8 Sim, USAF Training

Also: Young Eagles Day, Textron “Top Hawks”, Royal Aeronautical Society, AEA LIVECast 04/24-26

The FAA’s Airman Testing division has disclosed it has been working in cooperation with its testing vendor, PSI Services, to scientifically assess existing FAA Airman Knowledge Tests. 

Assessments of the Private Pilot Airplane and Commercial Pilot Airplane Knowledge Tests have been completed. Pan Am Flight Academy just obtained a new Level D B737 MAX-8 simulator to enhance its commercial pilot training offerings. The MAX-8 allows the school to provide up-to-date training with a "state-of-the-art simulator", and should be ready for student use by July. U.S. military aviation officials are evaluating the effectiveness and possible culpability of a U.S.-run program by which foreign aviators are taught, ostensibly, to speak, read, and communicate in the English language. Personnel of the U.S. Air Force’s Aviation Safety Division are currently looking into the quality of the instruction provided by the USAF-led Defense Language Institute’s English Language Center. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

This episode of Airborne-Flight Training 04.20.23 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Thursday, April 20th, 2023... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Holland Lee. Holland is supported by ANN Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, as well as ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell. This episode covers:

  • Changes to Airman Knowledge Tests & PHAK Announced  
  • Pan Am Academy Acquires 737 MAX-8 Sim
  • USAF Probes English Language Training of Foreign Pilots
  • EAA International Young Eagles Day Slated for 10 June
  • Textron Names “Top Hawk” Participants
  • George Charles Allen Named Royal Aeronautical Society Fellow
  • AEA New Product Introductions, and MORE, To Be LIVECast 4/24-26

Get Comprehensive, Real-Time, 24/7 coverage of the latest aviation and aerospace stories anytime, at And be sure to join us again soon, for the next edition of "Airborne-Flight Training" here on Aero-TV. Thanks for watching. See you, again, next week!

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