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 FAA is working to automate a contingency plan developed on the fly when Chicago Center was taken out by arson from within Sept. 26.
Giving an injured U.S. Marine a taste of the freedom of flight set a Mississippi pilot on a course to do much more.
The FAA encourages pilots to do a number of things in order to increase safety, but does not require them. Check out these three actions that are recommended.
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