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
As the cold weather chills AOPA’s Headquarters in Frederick, many of us are inside generating new resources for flying clubs.
In my house, every Friday night is “Movie Night.” While the movies are rarely educational (I don’t think I learned anything from the Lego Movie), we look forward to the weekly opportunity to spend time together. Why not use the same concept for your Flying Club (with the addition of education, of course)?
AOPA Flying Club Manager Kelby Ferwerda posted the following on the AOPA Flying Club Facebook Page: “Recently I’ve talked with quite a few Flying Clubs about maintaining social activity through the cold winter months. Some clubs host Holliday Parties, others have Potluck Movie Nights. What does your club do to keep members involved during the chilly months?”
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