January 27, 2014
Question: A nonconvective sigmet is issued for which types of conditions?
Answer: They may be issued for severe or greater turbulence, severe icing, widespread dust storms, widespread sand storms, and volcanic ash. For more information on aviation weather services, see Advisory Circular 00-45G.
FAA Information and Services
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)?
What’s the sneakiest cloud in the sky when it comes to ensnaring a VFR pilot in less-than-VFR conditions?
Many student pilots are nervous come checkride day. When you’re a top official at the agency responsible for the safe operation of the largest airspace system in the world, it can add to the pressure.
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