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
The Upwind Summer Scholarship Program, which gives high school students a chance to earn their private pilot certificate in the summer between their junior and senior year, is accepting applications for its 2015 scholarship.
Fourteen aviation organizations have banded together to urge the FAA to take immediate steps to lower barriers to ADS-B equipage.
General aviation operators may have to wait a while longer before flying to Cuba (particularly under Part 91).
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