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Multiple notams expected for East Coast exercises

Advocacy | Mar 09, 2016

The FAA plans to issue a cautionary notice to airmen about military activity planned off the east coast between March 16 and April 14.

Notams going digital

Advocacy | Feb 17, 2016

The FAA is preparing to replace the system that handles nearly 2 million notams each year, and AOPA is at the table.

Digging out, days later

Article | Jan 28, 2016

Snow fell by the foot across Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, and West Virginia Jan. 23, and many runways and taxiways remained closed days later.

FAA issues flight advisory for State of Union Address

Advocacy | Dec 18, 2015

The FAA has issued a flight advisory to notify pilots that restrictions will be in effect Jan. 12 during the State of the Union Address.

Coleman Young airport control tower temporarily closed

Advocacy | Dec 07, 2015

AOPA is notifying pilots of a temporary control tower closure at Detroit's Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport during work to remediate mold.

Training Tip: 'At your own risk'

Article | Nov 09, 2015

When storms or floods disrupt air traffic control at a busy airport, the effects may endure long after the initial impact on operations.

New FAA Web page debugs notam searches

Advocacy | Nov 06, 2015

The FAA’s new website for researching notices to airmen, designed to eventually replace the existing PilotWeb notam page, has received its finishing touches.

FAA updates list of cold temperature restricted airports

Advocacy | Nov 04, 2015

The FAA has updated the list of airports where temperatures can fall so far in cold weather that altimeter error may require approach altitude adjustments.