FAA Information and Services

FAA Information and Services

Article

GA groups urge FAA to lower barriers to ADS-B

Fourteen aviation organizations have banded together to urge the FAA to take immediate steps to lower barriers to ADS-B equipage.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

News release

GENERAL AVIATION GROUPS URGE FAA TO TAKE IMMEDIATE STEPS TO LOWER BARRIERS TO ADS-B

GENERAL AVIATION GROUPS URGE FAA TO TAKE IMMEDIATE STEPS TO LOWER BARRIERS TO ADS-B

Jan 23, 2015

Article

Cuba by GA may take time

General aviation operators may have to wait a while longer before flying to Cuba (particularly under Part 91).

Jan 22, 2015 | comments
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Aircraft Certification

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

Advocacy

Budget plan protects GA

Key general aviation programs are protected under an omnibus spending bill passed by the House and Senate. It also prohibits new aviation user fees.

Jan 15, 2014 | comments
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ATC

News release

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS PROGRAM ON FORCED LANDING SURVIVAL SKILLS

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS PROGRAM ON FORCED LANDING SURVIVAL SKILLS

Jan 12, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E On Instruments

What’s the most invaluable instrument in the cockpit?

Jan 09, 2015

Article

A look back at the top stories of 2014

A tall (but true) tale of a rare aircraft find in Texas, progress on third class medical reform, amazing aviation videos, pilot saves, new aircraft from Mooney, and one pilot’s surprise of a lifetime topped the most-read stories of 2014.

Dec 30, 2014 | comments
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Notams

Advocacy

Super Bowl XLIX notam released

The FAA has released a notam establishing a temporary flight restriction over the Glendale, Arizona, area for Super Bowl XLIX. Pilots flying in to watch the Patriots and Seahawks battle for the championship should study the notam.

Jan 21, 2015

Advocacy

TFR scheduled for State of the Union address on Jan. 20

A temporary flight restriction will be in effect in Washington, D.C.-area airspace for the State of the Union address on Jan. 20.

Jan 14, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Keene expectations

Your preparedness to fly the ILS or LOC RWY 2 approach to Dillant-Hopkins Airport in Keene, New Hampshirethis, is a result of your hour-long preflight ground review.

Dec 29, 2014 | comments
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Charts

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Chart Challenge

Areas with a preponderance of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) activity are typically noted on sectional charts with a small airplane symbol.

Jan 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E On Instruments

What’s the most invaluable instrument in the cockpit?

Jan 09, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Military exercise

Few features are more striking on an aeronautical chart than a mass of special-use airspace near a planned destination or astride a proposed route.

Oct 27, 2014 | comments
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