The May/June 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the rapidly changing world of technology and the important role it plays in GA safety. ArticlesÂ cover everything from unmanned aircraft to commercial space operations, to how the FAA helps champion the power of technology in making flying safer and more efficient.
Feature articles include:
- Welcome to the William J. Hughes Technical Center â€“ The Happiest Place in Aviation Tech! (p 8),
- eLogbook Logistics â€“ Considerations for Moving from Paper Log to Digital Login (p 11),
- X-Ray Vision and Alphabet Soup â€“ Decoding GA Vision Systems (p. 25)
In this issueâ€™s Jumpseat department (p. 1), Flight Standards Serviceâ€™s Director John Duncan talks about the expanding role of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), while Checklist (p 21) explains how the new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) meets the â€śApple testâ€ť for design and functionality. Â Also be sure to check out the article â€śFrom Prescriptive to Performance-Basedâ€ť (p. 7) for more on how the FAAâ€™s extensive revisions in the proposed Part 23 rule could affect you.
The link to the online edition is available by clicking here.