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Pilot Magazine

P&E Technique: D.C.’s special flight rules

It was a surprise when a colleague admitted he had stopped flying. The problem was that he had just moved to Frederick, Maryland, from a part of the country with fewer restrictions.

Sep 05, 2014

Article

Taildraggers to jet fighters, return to GA roots

School was out, and he hadn’t made the cut for the Pony League baseball team. So in the summer of 1954, Dean Stickell started riding his bicycle to Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.

Sep 03, 2014

Article

Training Tip: All available resources

Today’s destination, a grass strip far from congested airspace, is a popular port of call for local general aviation pilots because of its back-to-basics character.

Aug 25, 2014
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Airspace Classes

Article

Training Tip: All available resources

Today’s destination, a grass strip far from congested airspace, is a popular port of call for local general aviation pilots because of its back-to-basics character.

Aug 25, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Member News & Notes: NextGen mandate ‘inadequate’ and ‘unclear’

The FAA’s “lack of an executable plan, unresolved technical issues, and ineffective collaboration with industry,” are “programmatic challenges” to moving toward the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), Department of Transportation Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits Matthew Hampton says.

Aug 08, 2014

Pilot Magazine

P&E Avionics: Touché

The Touch’s 10.6-inch screen dominated the narrow Carbon Cub panel.

Aug 07, 2014
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SFRA

Pilot Magazine

P&E Technique: D.C.’s special flight rules

It was a surprise when a colleague admitted he had stopped flying. The problem was that he had just moved to Frederick, Maryland, from a part of the country with fewer restrictions.

Sep 05, 2014

Article

Taildraggers to jet fighters, return to GA roots

School was out, and he hadn’t made the cut for the Pony League baseball team. So in the summer of 1954, Dean Stickell started riding his bicycle to Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.

Sep 03, 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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SUA

Advocacy

Montana’s GA community throws a party

Montana pilots will have two reasons to celebrate when they fly in to Seeley Lake Airport on Sept. 13.

Aug 18, 2014

Article

Training Tip: Information 'upon request'

It’s a pilot’s responsibility to obtain a complete preflight briefing, so don’t let an unasked question undermine your effort.

Aug 11, 2014

Article

Four things to know about unmanned aircraft

Titans of aerospace and startups alike gathered in Grand Fork, N.D., June 25 and 26 to discuss the future of unmanned aircraft in the National Airspace System. Here’s what a general aviation pilot should know about the emerging industry.

Jun 30, 2014 | comments
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TFR

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

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Where there's smoke

Spot quiz: What is the METAR/TAF code for smoke?

Jul 22, 2014 | comments

Apps of the week

Plan flights with these five apps

Plan flights before taking off with these five apps.

Jul 21, 2014
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