November 12, 2008
AOPA ePublishing staff
Pilots are being asked to participate in a study designed to make the symbols used to display ADS-B traffic information easier to understand.
Participants will be asked to try to interpret and learn the meanings of several symbols proposed for displaying traffic information in the cockpit. Study findings will be used by the FAA and avionics manufacturers to improve safety.
The study is being conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center and the MITRE Center for Advanced Aviation System Development. For more information or to participate, visit the study Web site.
Veteran airshow performer Billy Werth teaches students to consider roads in case of emergency. On Aug. 10, he took his own advice.
While private pilots may share certain costs with passengers under certain circumstances, they cross the line when spreading the word.
– Key lawmakers are asking the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Administration to expedite a review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) proposed rulemaking on third-class medical reform.
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