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Super Bowl XLIX notam released

The FAA has released a notam establishing a temporary flight restriction over the Glendale, Arizona, area for Super Bowl XLIX. Pilots flying in to watch the Patriots and Seahawks battle for the championship should study the notam.

Jan 21, 2015

Advocacy

TFR scheduled for State of the Union address on Jan. 20

A temporary flight restriction will be in effect in Washington, D.C.-area airspace for the State of the Union address on Jan. 20.

Jan 14, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Chart Challenge

Areas with a preponderance of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) activity are typically noted on sectional charts with a small airplane symbol.

Jan 09, 2015
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Colorado airport designated Emily Warner Field

A Colorado county airport will bear the name of a history-making pilot after local officials voted to honor her pioneering aviation career.

Dec 18, 2014

Advocacy

Control tower to open at Hammond Northshore airport

AOPA is notifying pilots that a new control tower will begin operations at Louisiana's Hammond Northshore Regional Airport.

Dec 10, 2014

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Never Again

If it weren’t for the roar of the 230-horsepower Continental engine, you could have heard a pin drop. We would have preferred to hear the gear drop.

Dec 09, 2014
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SFRA

Advocacy

TFR scheduled for State of the Union address on Jan. 20

A temporary flight restriction will be in effect in Washington, D.C.-area airspace for the State of the Union address on Jan. 20.

Jan 14, 2015

Advocacy

FAA deputy administrator a new pilot

Many student pilots are nervous come checkride day. When you’re a top official at the agency responsible for the safe operation of the largest airspace system in the world, it can add to the pressure.

Dec 18, 2014 | comments

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
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SUA

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Chart Challenge

Areas with a preponderance of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) activity are typically noted on sectional charts with a small airplane symbol.

Jan 09, 2015

Article

Bonanza Society announces free courses for members

In an effort to remove obstacles to pilot participation in potentially lifesaving training, the American Bonanza Society will make its online Beechcraft Pilot Proficiency Program available to members free of charge.

Jan 07, 2015

Advocacy

Powder River environmental statement finalized

The U.S. Air Force has released its final environmental impact statement for an enormous military airspace complex, but the statement appears to largely overlook concerns raised by the general aviation community.

Dec 01, 2014 | comments
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TFR

Advocacy

Super Bowl XLIX notam released

The FAA has released a notam establishing a temporary flight restriction over the Glendale, Arizona, area for Super Bowl XLIX. Pilots flying in to watch the Patriots and Seahawks battle for the championship should study the notam.

Jan 21, 2015

Advocacy

TFR scheduled for State of the Union address on Jan. 20

A temporary flight restriction will be in effect in Washington, D.C.-area airspace for the State of the Union address on Jan. 20.

Jan 14, 2015

Article

FAA releases Super Bowl XLIX flight advisory

While we don’t know yet who will be facing off in Super Bowl XLIX, it’s not too early to make plans to fly in if you have tickets or if you want to watch the game from a Glendale, Arizona, establishment.

Jan 08, 2015
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