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‘No joy’ for some pilots flying into JYO

Advocacy | Apr 24, 2014

The FAA has alerted AOPA to a spike in airspace penetration and violations of the Washington, D.C., Special Flight Rules Area, particularly stemming from operations at Leesburg Executive Airport (JYO) in Leesburg, Va.

Congressional Flying Club: Rising from the DC SFRA ashes

Article | Feb 21, 2014

The Congressional Flying Club, hurt by the implementation of the Washington, D.C., Special Flight Rules Area, has managed to be revitalized.

TFR advisory issued for State of the Union address

Advocacy | Jan 17, 2014

The FAA has issued a flight advisory about restrictions in connection with the 2014 State of the Union Address on Jan. 28.

Waypoints: Coming to terms

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2013

It’s a simple Sunday afternoon flight on a very VFR day, and yet I feel anxious and uncertain.

And baby makes three

Article | Oct 29, 2013

Maryland pilots who flew to lower 48 states in 2012 are now charting a new course with an infant daughter.

Quiz Me: Visual warning system

Article | Jul 01, 2013

Question: What is the visual warning system?

Topics SFRA, Airspace

Event Spotlight

Article | Jun 10, 2013

What better way to celebrate Memorial Day and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to provide the freedoms we enjoy in the United States, including the freedom to fly, than a flight down the Hudson River past the new Freedom Tower being built at Ground Zero? Learn how the East Hill Flying Club used this popular sight seeing flight into an SFRA as a teaching tool to build the skills of its newer pilots.