January 21, 2014
(above)In the clouds. Photo source: https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/562334_201384273372176_1146096530_n.jpg
(above)Helicopter over water, Belize. Photo credit: www.idesigniphone.com
(below)Sampo Kiviniemi took this photo of an airport taxiway. Photo credit: http://www.wherecoolthingshappen.com
(below) Some beauty is revealed only at a second glance. When viewed with the human eye, the giant asteroid Vesta, which was the object of scrutiny by the Dawn spacecraft from 2011 to 2012, is quite unspectacular color-wise. Vesta looks grayish, pitted by a variety of large and small craters. Photo credit: NASA
New draft airman certification standards are available for review on the FAA’s website. In addition to releasing the draft standards, the FAA also announced that it would be deleting questions from the private pilot airplane knowledge test, effective Feb. 9.
A California charter school has teamed up with a glider school to give students a potentially life-changing opportunity.
Do you operate at airports or heliports that have LED systems? If so, AOPA, the FAA, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, and multiple professional pilot organizations want to hear from you.
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