“If you want to do it right, you’re going to need to teach it to your child right now,” said Tom Beams, a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at the University of Maryland.
“But there are a lot of people out there that are just not doing it right.”
The new FAA guidelines require children to learn to fly within two weeks of being introduced to flying.
That’s about a month ahead of the age of 12.
“I don’t think it’s going to take a miracle,” said Beams.
“The technology is out there.
We’ve got a lot to do.””
In terms of the curriculum, it really is just one thing.
We’ve got a lot to do.”
A lot of parents have already been working to teach their children the skills to fly.
The FAA has issued guidance on how to teach basic flying skills, like landing and transitioning to a landing, in a video titled “What You Should Know.”
“I think that is an essential first step, because we don’t want to get too old to learn, or we don.
We want to be able to teach ourselves and to teach our children,” said Barbara Beavers, the CEO of the Aviation Foundation.
Beavers says the foundation, which provides support for parents in the field of aeromedical technology, is working with other organizations to find ways to teach children.
She said she was able to work with the FAA on a pilot’s education program for young pilots, which the FAA says should start as early as three years old.
“They’ve taken a very pragmatic approach to what we’re trying to do and how we’re going about it,” said Bob Beavers.
“We’re going with a pilot, and we’re also going with the technology.
So we’re really not thinking about a pilot as being that different than the average American.
It is going to be that very same pilot that is going around the world and flying.”
But Beavers said that’s still an area where the FAA needs to do a lot more.
He says he would like to see the FAA get a little more involved with schools.
“We’re not there yet, but we’re very close,” he said.
“You know, in terms of education, it’s not that we’re doing the best job, but it’s certainly doing what we can.”
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