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Investing In New Flight Technology

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Ensuring that new pilots are trained and qualified, and current pilots are current with their qualifications is an important part of running a safe operation for our colleagues and customers. One of the most important tools in this process is full-motion flight simulators (SIMs). There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to… Read more »

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Retired Envoy pilot ‘eager’ to teach again

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In an instant, the massive shifting and swerving Embraer 145 simulator came to a halt, the drawbridge dropped and when three pilots exited, three more entered through the sim doors. It was 10 a.m. and Professional Simulator Instructor Jim Carter was preparing his two first officers in-training for a marathon of simulator practice. In three locations across… Read more »

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Retired American Airlines pilot is back instructing Envoy pilots

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Fifty-four years ago, Zane Lemon watched movies like John Wayne’s Flying Tigers, a World War II-era film about daring fighter pilots, and dreamed about a life of aviation. Sure enough, Zane joined the U.S. Air Force in 1970 as a fighter pilot on the F-4 Phantom and, after his retirement from the military in 1978,… Read more »

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