The Dispatch
FLOWS, CHECKLISTS AND CALLOUTS WITH ED

Throughout COVID-19, we made adjustments to our flight training to keep students and instructors safe as well as enable them to keep up to speed with their training progress. While we paused in-person ground school sessions and flying during stay-at-home orders, we took the opportunity to make tutorial videos for our students – throwing in bit of fun thrown as well! Ed Bagden, Associate Director of Flight Operations and Safety shares how we use flows, checklists and callouts at LIFT. Click below to see the video and read more about flows, checklists and callouts!

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LIFT GRANTED EXAMINING AUTHORITY BY THE FAA

This year, LIFT Academy had a very exciting change! LIFT applied for and was approved for examining authority from the FAA. This allows LIFT's Check Flight Instructors to conduct End-of-Course evaluations, and for LIFT to issue the certifications and ratings without the need for a checkride with a Designated Pilot Examiners. Continue reading below to learn about the great things that being approved for examining authority means for LIFT Academy and most importantly, our students!

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BOEING PILOT & TECHNICIAN OUTLOOK

While the airline industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Recently, The Boeing Company put out their updated 2020 Pilot and Technician Outlook report, which highlighted the need for 763,000 new pilots to enter the industry in the next 20 years. Continue reading below to learn more about the report and why the aviation industry is still a good option for our future pilots! 

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FLIGHT TRAINING AT LIFT THROUGH COVID

Flight training at LIFT Academy has changed following the COVID-19 pandemic effecting the United States since March 2020. We have made many changes to ensure the safety of our students, instructors and staff - limiting people in the building, cleaning processes for our Diamond airplanes, To learn more about the changes we implemented and how we've made flight training safer, continue reading below. 

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LIFT HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

This year's gift guide has kept some of our favorite items from last year and added some new ones! If you are having trouble shopping for the #AVgeeks in your life, this is a great place to find the perfect gift for them!

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