May 13, 2005
The first step in realizing the benefits of technology is to understand what it can do for you in the cockpit. Representatives from AOPA and the FAA will discuss the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), and other new and evolving forms of technology. Hosted by the Oregon Pilots Association, the New Aviation Infrastructure Technology: Opportunities for Oregon's Economic Development briefing takes place from 10 a.m. to noon on May 18 at the Columbia Aviation Association Clubhouse at Aurora State Airport in Aurora. If you're interested in attending, RSVP.
May 13, 2005
FAA Systems and Airspace,
Aircraft and Avionics
Pilot Skip Gibbs regularly uses his Bonanza A36 to bring medical volunteers and supplies to remote areas of Mexico. Just before sunset, Gibbs was flying to the historic city of El Fuerte in the state of Sinaloa where LIGA International Flying Doctors of Mercy has been doing good works since 1934.
NextGen was intended to improve access and efficiency in the nation’s busiest airspace. But two new RNAV terminal routes proposed west of Washington, D.C.’s, Class B airspace do just the opposite.
The GACE Flying Club, which grew from a club for Grumman employees, prides itself on offering members low-cost, safe flying and social events.