Archive for July, 2016

FAA’s Fact Sheet – General Aviation Safety

July 28, 2016

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and industry are working on a number of key initiatives to improve general aviation (GA) safety: the GA Joint Steering Committee (GAJSC), Equip 2020 for ADS-B Out, new Airman Certification Standards (ACS), streamlining aircraft certification, the Got Data? External Data Initiative, and the Fly Safe outreach campaign on Loss of […]

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FAA Policy Helps Modernize GA Airplanes and Helicopters

July 7, 2016

A new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policy encourages general aviation aircraft owners to voluntarily install safety equipment on airplanes and helicopters that is not required by the agency’s regulations. It will reduce costs and streamline the installation of Non-Required Safety Enhancing Equipment (NORSEE) into the general aviation fleet. A copy of the FAA Policy Statement […]

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Should I stay or should I go? There’s an app for that…

July 7, 2016

Deciding whether to takeoff when weather conditions are not ideal is a challenge for every pilot. With the new interactive ETD (Estimated Time Departure) feature in the latest version of the wx24 Pilot aviation weather app, knowing when to takeoff just got easier, according to company officials. wx24 Pilot can now check a pilot’s personal […]

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