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IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Why 'No SID'?

Your CFII usually follows up route-planning drilling with a review of appropriate regulations, and today’s selection is 14 CFR 91.185, "IFR Operations: Two-way radio communications failure."

Nov 21, 2014

Article

Kitsap Aviation Squadron offers 'great people, great airport'

Bremerton National Airport in Bremerton, Washington, is home to the Kitsap Aviation Squadron.

Nov 20, 2014

Article

NTSB: FAA may enforce regs on unmanned aircraft

An unmanned aircraft is subject to enforcement of regulations prohibiting reckless operation of aircraft, the NTSB said Nov. 18 in a decision sending the case of photographer Raphael Pirker back to an administrative law judge.

Nov 18, 2014
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Airspace Classes

Article

Kitsap Aviation Squadron offers 'great people, great airport'

Bremerton National Airport in Bremerton, Washington, is home to the Kitsap Aviation Squadron.

Nov 20, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 'Only localizer minimums authorized'

Some weather, a self-inflicted communications glitch, and the distraction of diverting had forged the error chain.

Oct 10, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Pilots urged to note Washington, D.C., airspace amendment

AOPA is urging pilots who transit the Washington, D.C., area Class B airspace to note an amendment pertaining to restricted area R-4001C.

Oct 01, 2014
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SFRA

Pilot Magazine

It could happen to you

It could happen to you. Flying into notam-established security airspace is one of the most prevalent violations charged against general aviation pilots.

Nov 07, 2014

Article

Pilot Getaways: Chesapeake Bay Escape

For decades, pilots have headed to Bay Bridge Airport in the Chesapeake Bay for scenic coastal flying and great seafood. Check it out after attending the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In on Oct. 4.

Oct 01, 2014

Article

Training Tip: Come on home to AOPA's headquarters

Are you planning to attend the AOPA Homecoming Fly-in on Oct. 4 at Maryland’s Frederick Municipal Airport? Here's what you'll need to know.

Sep 29, 2014
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SUA

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Why 'No SID'?

Your CFII usually follows up route-planning drilling with a review of appropriate regulations, and today’s selection is 14 CFR 91.185, "IFR Operations: Two-way radio communications failure."

Nov 21, 2014

Article

Training Tip: Special hours, special airspace

Visibility is good, but the reported ceiling is 900 feet. Can a pilot depart or enter the airspace under VFR?

Oct 27, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Military exercise

Few features are more striking on an aeronautical chart than a mass of special-use airspace near a planned destination or astride a proposed route.

Oct 27, 2014 | comments
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TFR

Article

Weather briefings for the Internet age

When you go flying, what are the requirements to obtain preflight weather, airport, and notam information?

Oct 14, 2014 | comments

Article

‘Direct to’ and other gotchas: Flying in to Frederick

Do your homework before you head to AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In Oct. 4 in Frederick, Maryland, to ensure you’re safe and legal.

Sep 23, 2014

Advocacy

TFR to suspend flights at Maryland’s ‘DC-3’ airports

Operations at the so-called “DC-3 airports” in Maryland will be suspended Aug. 4 through 7 under a temporary flight restriction.

Jul 31, 2014
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