Chair’s Corner

Spring is officially here. For many of you, it couldn’t come soon enough. For those of us in Florida, spring is almost over and…

Executive Director Report

SAFE was founded on the concept that our membership should be involved in the decision making process. SAFE by-laws were written to ensure that…

Sponsor Corner: Jeppesen

In the past, most pilots obtained ground school training by attending a college or university or sitting through a ground school at the local…

The Soft Fields of Spring

For most pilots, the arrival of spring is a joyous occasion. But for those of us operating out of airports with grass or dirt…

The Venerable Cessna 150

I have been an active volunteer FAA FAASTeam member for almost 40 years. In the beginning we weren’t called FAASTeam reps; we were Accident…

So You Want to Be a Flight Instructor?

Imagine a help-wanted advertisement that stated, in part: “…applicant must be very responsible and of the highest integrity; must have effective communication skills; must…

IFR Gone Good

Bill Castlen didn’t realize how good a writer he is. Bill submitted this story to IFR Magazine about the same time he submitted it…

From the editor: Remedial Flying 101

It’s tough to admit, but I’m a lapsed flyer. It’s been more than a year since I’ve taken off solo. I’ve been missing it….