US Aviation Academy
By AnywhereEducation Inc.
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US Aviation Academy (USAA) allows registered USAA students and instructors to access training materials such as videos, FAA publications (Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, Instrument Flying Handbook, FAR/ AIM), syllabi, sectionals and approach plates and much more.
This FREE version includes access to some FAA and USAA training publications, training videos and information about airline pilot career training. It provides you specific links to our website for additional information.
The full version can be unlocked immediately with your registration as an USAA student and is customized to your training course. Instructors can easily monitor progress and it facilitates self-study or 141 training efforts with instructor guided tutorials, briefings and videos.
The full version also includes the leading EFB application, eKneeBoard, which provides seamless sectionals and allows for overlay of weather, traffic, practice areas and approach plates. It also allows for easy flight planning. Airport information is at a touch of the screen. Just one tap on the airport and all approaches, current weather, airport information and Airport Facilities Directory are be displayed. You will also have access to USAA’s full training library which includes the aircraft’s Pilot’s Operating Handbook (POH), check lists and Flight Operations Manual.
US Aviation Academy is a World renowned FAA Part 141 flight school that specializes in both domestic and international flight training for both fixed wing (airplane) and Helicopter (rotor wing) programs from sport pilot to Airline Transport Pilot (ATP). USAA also provides job placement with Regional Carriers for its domestic graduates.
If you are looking for an outstanding ground school, an abundance of available aircraft to train in or just want to see if flying an airplane is for you, USAA is the place for you!
Your future in Aviation begins here!
Download the free USAA app to take the first step toward becoming a career pilot.
Private Pilot (PPL)
Instrument Rating (IR)
Commercial Single and Multi-Engine (CPL)
Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII)
Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI)
Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
The iPhone version contains access to all the publications, courseware, airport information and weather services. It is used as a "Pocket" companion for the iPad version.
More information on the eKneeBoard functionality:
eKneeBoard: A complete aviation solution for the iPad. It includes Airports, IFR/VFR Charts, Flight Plans, Weather, Aviation Library, Aviation Courses and More.
eKneeboard has a complete set of charts; it includes seamless sectionals, Enroute charts, area charts and Instrument approach charts that show your position. Flight plans are displayed on these charts as well.
eKneeBoard offers Full Flight Planning tools that allow you to quickly and easily create a flight plan on any of the high resolution seamless VFR and IFR charts. You can also quickly locate intersections, navaids as well as search for the nearest airports and add them to your flight plan without ever leaving the chart! The Flight Planner page also allows you to create a flight plan using the "Smart Auto Route" feature. You can also save/load your flight plans, reorganize way points, auto reverse your flight plan for your return, customize your airplane information, pilot profile information and file your VFR and IFR flight plans.
eKneeBoard integrated NEXRAD weather functionality includes both an "Animated Radar Mosaic" as well as layered NEXRAD weather information right on your Seamless Charts.
eKneeboard will also get a complete DUAT briefing that is saved to the iPad for offline use.
requires iOS 6 and above.
NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
What's New in Version 5.1.3
Moved to unified platform for academics and flight.
Now on the eKneeBoard platform with built-in flight and academic content.
Real time, auto updating slide-out navigation log on chart view.
Personal Dropbox support for your documents.
External, "Open In" functionality for your PDF documents that are placed in your Personal Dropbox in the Library.
Enhanced support for our aviation courseware.
More "MyNotes" options for your note taking.
Airmet/Sigmet, Winds and Traffic slide-out selectors.
Added view on charts page for your flight school Practice Area (requires your flight school to submit their practice area).
ADS-B Traffic & Weather support for many hardware vendors.
Winds aloft used in flight plan calculations and used in the real time, auto updating slide out navigation log.
bug fixes and much, much more
Just a glorified advertising brochure
The app is slick, sounds good in the description, but has no functionality. It just describes programs and pricing for a Texas flight school. I'm looking for what the other reviews and the app description said: a tool to enhance current skills and add a rating. I would certainly have considered the advertised school if the material was well presented. But, given the deceptive nature of the come-on... 'Tain't at all likely I'll go there for my training.
I love it!
I can't believe how great this app is. I can see and do everything US Aviation Academy! The technology is a wonderful gift! The first aviation academy I know of that has it! Safety and efficient is what this academy is all about!
Not an app - an ad for a flight school.
The positive reviews are from the developer. It's free, so no big deal, but they should list what it is in the description. Sporty's or King seem better in any case.
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- Category: Education
- Updated: Jul 10, 2013
- Version: 5.1.3
- Size: 115 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: AnywhereEducation Inc.
- © Copyright 2013 AnywhereEducation Inc. and Public Domain
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.