July 16, 2019| 259

Upper Limit and AOPA are Teaming Up to Help Rusty Pilots

If you’re a rusty pilot, Upper Limit and AOPA can help get you safely back in the air! If you’re ready to get back in the air, but it’s been a while since you’ve been behind the controls, AOPA and ULA are here to help! On Saturday, August 10, we’ll be hosting a rusty pilot seminar aimed at helping you get current, and b …

September 12, 2018| 234

Upper Limit and SkyWest are Hosting an Aviation Career Lunch

Come Join Us and Learn From Recruiters What It Takes to Become a SkyWest Pilot! Upper Limit Aviation and SkyWest are giving you an opportunity to take control of your aviation career , by meeting with the SkyWest Pilot and Cadet Advocates  at a delicious career dinner and open house generously provided by Upper Limit Aviation and hosted by Robintino&# …

September 12, 2018| 246

Your Remote Pilot Certificate is Just One Course Away with Upper Limit

Earn your remote pilot certificate with a thorough and comprehensive course developed by Upper Limit Aviation! It’s the perfect time to get into the exciting world of flying unmanned aircraft systems , or drones, with Upper Limit Aviation providing you with a clear path to your  remote pilot certificate . The field is currently projected to grow …

February 14, 2017| 120

Regional Airline Association’s 2017 Scholarships Now Available

The submission deadline for 2017 RAA Scholarships is May 1, 2017. If you’re studying for a career in aviation  with Upper Limit Aviation and eyeing the Captain’s chair , you may be interested to know that the RAA’s (Regional Airline Association) 2017 scholarship window is open, and the RAA says that they will be awarding four $4,000 …

June 25, 2016| 173

How The Grand Canyon Mid-Air Collision Changed ATC

A retrospective of the tragic Grand Canyon mid-air collision , and how air traffic control and flight safety  changed drastically from one event. Shawn Arena I think all of us regardless of profession or interests, can instantly recall dates of certain events in our lifetimes that still resonate many years later: Assassination of President Kennedy (11/ …

June 18, 2016| 134

The GPS Jammer: Understanding This Aviation Hazard

The FCC Is Cracking Down On GPS Jammer Use Amber Berlin With the ease and affordability of obtaining a GPS jammer on the internet, the average citizen can create chaos, often unaware of the extent of GPS usage and the widespread effect their personal jamming will have. This is bad news for aviation , as many new aircraft technologies are dependent on …

June 16, 2016| 85

Reviewing Aviation Insurance Options For Pilots

This is the second part of a two-part article exploring the available aircraft and aviation insurance options available to pilots.  Click here to read part 1. Dr. Mary Ann O’Grady Approved Use Insurance Approved-Use insurance covers reimbursement by non-owners who use an aircraft. Approved-Use insurance is similar to the approved-pilot clause si …

June 9, 2016| 115

Aircraft Insurance: What Type Should Pilots Carry?

Dr. Mary Ann O’Grady Your aircraft and flying skills represent wonderful business and personal capabilities, but they may also constitute one of the largest exposures to catastrophes that you can imagine. So, the following summary details a list of the most critical aircraft insurance coverage types and [potential] losses: Aircraft Hull Insuran …

June 8, 2016| 92

Why Pilots Need To Know About The Mesoscale Convective Complex

Beware. The Mesoscale Convective Complex feeds on itself and grows like rapidly-spreading cancer. Vern Weiss It is called the Mesoscale Convective Complex and pilots should be keenly aware of the term when it appears in a weather briefing. Of course, all thunderstorms require caution but what makes the MCC so nasty is that it becomes a long-living, s …

June 7, 2016| 395

Pilot Salary: What Is The Pay Like In Different Careers?

A pilot’s salary can vary just as they do with any other job. Experience plays a big role as far as what a pilot makes, mainly because the different companies and positions available depend on the experience of a pilot . First, if we look at what the different types of jobs there are for pilots , then we can begin to narrow down the pilot salar …

May 28, 2016| 210

The Most Effective Diet For Pilots

Amber Berlin Every year at Thanksgiving we gather around the table and consume massive amounts of turkey. Then we spend the afternoon napping on the couch in a turkey coma. We know from experience that turkey is a food that promotes a state of sleepiness, and we also know that you wouldn’t want to eat that same turkey dinner and embark on a flight r …

May 27, 2016| 387

The Dangers of a Falsified Pilot Logbook

Avoid rattlesnakes and falsified flight log books. Each has a nasty disposition and sharp fangs that bite. Vern Weiss In August 2012, a Federal Court in Des Moines, Iowa sentenced a pilot to 4 years probation and fined him for falsifying his pilot logbook hours when going for an FAA instrument rating . 1 Federal court! We’re not talking about some …

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