MEMBER ALERT: AOPA is closed today, Dec. 10, due to inclement weather and will reopen Dec. 11 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.
October 11, 2005
Pilots who use their IFR-certified GPSs will be able to more easily navigate through Jacksonville, Florida's terminal airspace starting December 22. That's because the FAA has approved the creation of five Area Navigation IFR Terminal Transition Routes (RITTRs) through that airspace.
AOPA has been pushing for these direct routes through terminal airspace for five years. Routes already exist in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Cincinnati Class B airspace. The routes are depicted with a T before the number and in blue on NACO charts.
November 10, 2005
FAA Systems and Airspace,
Advocacy and Legislation,
Class B Airspace
A House bill that would force FAA to go through the rulemaking process before imposing new policies for sleep disorders has passed a key committee.
AOPA is urging Santa Rosa County officials who operate Peter Prince Field in Milton, Fla., to revise proposed rules to eliminate potential conflicts.
The House has passed a bill requiring the TSA to consult stakeholders, including general aviation representatives, before making major changes to security policy.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.