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FAA plans major RCO reduction

The FAA proposes to decommission 666 of the more than 2,100 remote communications outlets in the continental United States.

Apr 28, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

FAA tasks panel with addressing TFR issues

The FAA has formally tasked an industry committee with making recommendations for improving temporary flight restriction graphics in response to AOPA concerns about inconsistencies and errors in the way the airspace is depicted.

Apr 04, 2016 | comments

Article

NavWorx connects with Garmin

NavWorx, maker of the ADS600-B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast transceiver, has struck a deal with Garmin to allow the unit to connect to Garmin navigators.

Mar 31, 2016
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RNAV

Article

Gulfstream announces cabin, performance enhancements

Gulfstream has revised the G600 cabin after customer input during the past year, and added guidance software for tighter approaches in the G650 and G650ER.

Nov 16, 2015

Advocacy

Many instrument approaches spared elimination

The FAA has significantly reduced the number of standard instrument approach procedures it proposed eliminating this spring from 736 to 334, citing public comments and the need for further review.

Nov 11, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

P&E: On Instruments

It’s worth reviewing RNAV (GPS) approaches with an eye to their specifics—as well as their gotchas.

Nov 09, 2015
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T-route

Pilot Magazine

P&E: On Instruments

It’s worth reviewing RNAV (GPS) approaches with an eye to their specifics—as well as their gotchas.

Nov 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Never Again

An icy encounter in the Banning Pass

Oct 07, 2015

Article

AOPA has something for everyone at 2015 AirVenture

AOPA has nearly four dozen events planned at the association’s front-row position on the flight line during EAA AirVenture, July 20 through July 26.

Jul 15, 2015
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Victor Airways

Pilot Magazine

P&E On Instruments

What’s the most invaluable instrument in the cockpit?

Jan 09, 2015

Article

New Garmin release enhances 'connected cockpit'

Garmin, training its sights anew on “the connected cockpit,” announced the availability of the Flight Stream 110/210 Bluetooth wireless gateway.

Dec 03, 2014

Article

Training Tip: Monitoring mountain obscuration

Whether you will cross numerous ridgelines, or climb to altitudes close to your aircraft’s limits, mountain obscuration is a potential hazard for VFR operations.

Jul 28, 2014
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VOR

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 'What should I have done?'

After experiencing an alternator failure in instrument conditions, the pilot and his flight instructor could receive but not transmit, but the transponder still worked. What should the pilot and CFI do?

Dec 29, 2015

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Building time, squeezed for space

If you are one to seek approach procedures that challenge your workload-management abilities, the ILS or LOC/DME RWY 35 approach to Colorado’s Greeley-Weld County Airport offers a test.

Dec 14, 2015

Advocacy

FAA begins decommissioning VORs

The FAA is launching the first phase of its plan to decommission lesser-used VORs and create a minimum operational network.

Nov 24, 2015 | comments
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WAAS

Article

NavWorx connects with Garmin

NavWorx, maker of the ADS600-B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast transceiver, has struck a deal with Garmin to allow the unit to connect to Garmin navigators.

Mar 31, 2016

Pilot Magazine

P&E: ADS-B

Appareo transponder in flight testing

Nov 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: On Instruments

It’s worth reviewing RNAV (GPS) approaches with an eye to their specifics—as well as their gotchas.

Nov 09, 2015
More WAAS News