June 18, 2004
Pilots flying in the Washington, D.C., Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) should be aware that another unique operational requirement has been added. The FAA has issued a notam directing that a pilot exit the ADIZ by the most direct route if they become aware that their transponder is NOT continuously transmitting the assigned ATC "squawk" code. This requirement is different than the guidance provided in the Aeronautical Information Manual and applies specifically to the ADIZ.
June 18, 2004
New draft airman certification standards are available for review on the FAA’s website. In addition to releasing the draft standards, the FAA also announced that it would be deleting questions from the private pilot airplane knowledge test, effective Feb. 9.
A California charter school has teamed up with a glider school to give students a potentially life-changing opportunity.
Do you operate at airports or heliports that have LED systems? If so, AOPA, the FAA, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, and multiple professional pilot organizations want to hear from you.
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