Tag Archives: aviation

Pilot Shortage Brings New Students To Local Aviation Schools

By on February 26th, 2015 | Last updated: February 26, 2015 at 3:58 pm

A pilot shortage is prompting an effort to increase aviation training, particularly among international students. Pilots are required to retire by 65 and new regulations are resulting in longer training periods.

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Pilot Safety Protocol in Focus After Selfie Caused 2014 Crash

By on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 4, 2015 at 6:39 pm

Selfies were the cause of a small Colorado plane crash. The plane, which crashed last year, had a GoPro inside the cockpit. WUFT’s Darling Hill spoke with the University Air Center on the use of electronic devices in flight and safety protocols.

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Lake City gets airport improvement

By on May 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

Commercial airlines may soon be coming to the Lake City Gateway Airport.  The airport will be opening a new terminal next week that will have many new features to improve travel for pilots and travelers, including an automated weather operating system […]

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