FAA Information and Services

FAA Information and Services

Article

Garmin to offer ADS-B units for helicopters

Garmin International will offer the GDL 84H and GDL 88H Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink specifically designed for helicopters.

Mar 02, 2015

Article

Training Tip: 'Clarification and amendment'

Pilot responsibilities include requesting clarification or amendment whenever the pilot does not fully understand a clearance or considers it unacceptable from a safety standpoint.

Mar 02, 2015

Advocacy

Medical reform legislation introduced in House, Senate

New legislation in both houses of Congress would allow thousands of pilots to fly without a third class medical and offer new protections for GA pilots.

Feb 26, 2015 | comments
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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

Article

Training Tip: 'Clarification and amendment'

Pilot responsibilities include requesting clarification or amendment whenever the pilot does not fully understand a clearance or considers it unacceptable from a safety standpoint.

Mar 02, 2015

Article

AV8R Profile

Meet AOPA AV8R, Mateusz Bruszewski

Feb 20, 2015

News release

AOPA'S AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS NEW EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY

AOPA’S AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE OFFERS NEW EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY

Feb 06, 2015
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Notams

Advocacy

Medical reform legislation introduced in House, Senate

New legislation in both houses of Congress would allow thousands of pilots to fly without a third class medical and offer new protections for GA pilots.

Feb 26, 2015 | comments

Article

NORAD talks TFRs

With Super Bowl XLIX around the corner, AOPA sat down with the commander in charge of national air defense.

Jan 29, 2015

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
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Charts

Pilot Magazine

P&E Proficiency

Knowing where you are, where you came from, and where you are going is a core tenet of good airmanship.

Feb 04, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Chart challenge

Aeronautical charts include a surprising amount of topographical and airspace details.

Feb 04, 2015

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
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