FAA Information and Services

FAA Information and Services

Article

Lockheed and CSC to provide DUATS

Lockheed Martin and CSC will provide direct user access terminal services (DUATS) II to pilots under new contracts announced by the FAA.

May 13, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Red flag warning

From one 56-day cycle to the next, a U.S. en route low altitude chart contains an average of 1,361 changes.

May 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Never Again

IFR or VFR? I got a powerful reminder to choose one set of rules or the other when I came close to flying into a skyscraper.

May 12, 2015
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Aircraft Certification

Article

Latitude rolls out

Cessna Aircraft staff gathered around the first production Citation Latitude to celebrate another step toward certification of an aircraft important to the firm’s future.

Jan 30, 2015

Article

Certification reform will be delayed, FAA tells Congress

The FAA will miss a deadline to reform aircraft certification by two years, the agency told the House Aviation Subcommittee during a July 23 hearing.

Jul 25, 2014

Advocacy

Certification reform will be delayed, FAA tells Congress

The FAA will miss a December 2015 deadline to reform aircraft certification processes by two years, the agency told the House Aviation Subcommittee during a July 23 hearing.

Jul 24, 2014
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ATC

Pilot Magazine

Never Again

IFR or VFR? I got a powerful reminder to choose one set of rules or the other when I came close to flying into a skyscraper.

May 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Safety Pilot Landmark Accident

A pilot’s preoccupation with automation leads to disaster

May 11, 2015

Article

Destination confusion

The NTSB has urged the FAA to change procedures and update software to help avoid wrong-airport landings.

May 05, 2015 | comments
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Notams

Pilot Magazine

Letters from our April 2015 issue

Readers weigh in on the assortment of information in our P&E section, which offers technique tips, ownership ideas, and ways to stay proficient.

May 06, 2015

Article

Training Tip: Aware in the air

Instructors caution student pilots to check notams carefully during flight planning, and to check again during the final weather update before takeoff. Are you aware of the different reasons notams are issued and how to find the information?

Apr 06, 2015

Advocacy

Pilots should note upcoming TFR over Florida

The FAA has issued a flight advisory and notam to alert pilots of an upcoming presidential temporary flight restriction over the Palm City, Florida, area on March 28 and 29.

Mar 20, 2015
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Charts

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Red flag warning

From one 56-day cycle to the next, a U.S. en route low altitude chart contains an average of 1,361 changes.

May 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Briefing: ASI Chart Challenge

Direct flyovers or multiple passes over sensitive wildlife areas can harm the environment and even be unsafe for you.

May 11, 2015

Article

Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR adds audio warnings

A new feature of Jeppesen’s Mobile FliteDeck VFR electronic flight bag gives pilots aural airspace and waypoint warnings through Sennheiser’s S1 Digital headset.

Apr 23, 2015
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