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Don’t Press Mother Nature! Avoid IMC with WeatherSpork Flight Planning and SiriusXM Aviation Weather

As a private pilot, the key to avoiding Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) is to start with a well prepared flight plan. However, even with the best flight plan, weather conditions can and do change once in flight. Watch WeatherSpork’s co-founder, CFI and former NWS research meteorologist, Scott Dennstaedt, provide scenario-based instruction on how to safely avoid IMC conditions with proper preflight planning and SiriusXM once in the cockpit.

Source: aopaDon’t Press Mother Nature! Avoid IMC with WeatherSpork Flight Planning and SiriusXM Aviation Weather

AssuredPartners Aerospace and AOPA form strategic partnership

Leading national insurance broker AssuredPartners Aerospace (APA) has acquired the aviation insurance policies owned by the AOPA Insurance Agency (AOPIA). The transition was effective Dec. 2 and allows AOPA to focus its resources on financing the long-term health of the association and funding critical initiatives including growing the pilot population. AOPAIA policy holders will be notified of the change, but there will be no change to current premiums or renewal dates.

Source: aopaAssuredPartners Aerospace and AOPA form strategic partnership

California Aeronautical University will award a scholarship up to $150,000 to one high school senior

Your dream of becoming a professional pilot and earning an aviation degree can come true with the “Dreams Take Flight Scholarship,” which can cover the tuition and fees associated with California Aeronautical University’s Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree.
Source: aopaCalifornia Aeronautical University will award a scholarship up to 0,000 to one high school senior