November Safety Topic: Controlled Flight Into Terrain

Despite technological advances in situational awareness, CFIT crashes continue, and at least half are fatal. Learn how to prevent them.

TUS releases video on runway safety

Get valuable tips and information on runway safety, especially at TUS via this video.

AFTW Releases New Procedures for The Stack

The third revision for training procedures for pilots using The Stack at Stanfield VOR, for approaches into Casa Grande, is now out. New holding altitudes, reporting suggestions, and more, are available now.

UPDATE-New Version: AFTW Practice Area Reporting Points ForeFlight/Garmin Pilot Overlay Version 4.0

New version posted on September 21st, 2018. Download your GPS overlay of the practice areas today and start using it in Foreflight and Garmin Pilot!

Rio Verde Low-Flying Aircraft

AFTW has released a letter addressing concerns about low-flying aircraft in the Northeast Practice Area. Please take some time to read this letter and do your part to be a good neighbor to those living around us.

More from AFTW

Runway closures at Gila Bend for race cars

Runway closures at Gila Bend for race cars

From Tina Buskirk at the SDL FSDO: The FSDO was just notified today of a car racing event on 10/13/18 at Gila Bend Municipal Airport (E63) from 0600-1800. PLEASE CHECK NOTAMS for runway closures! Also, please keep an eye out for dates in November (possibly 17 – 18):...

New Video Highlights Wrong Surface Landings

New Video Highlights Wrong Surface Landings

Wrong surface landings are serious events that occur at an alarming rate of roughly one every other day! When pilots approach an airport for landing, there are opportunities for miscommunication and visual mistakes that can lead to the aircraft arriving on the wrong surface.

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