Distraction is a problem for aviators. Although the data aren’t as clear, distraction is cited often enough to make its’ elimination an item on the NTSBs Most Wanted List of safety improvements.
Luke Air Force Base has strongly supported the mission of the flight training community. On June 7th, General Todd Canterbury of Luke Air Force Base released updated policy on the use of the Aux-1 ILS. Please see this post for more information.
New version posted on January 10th, 2019. Download your GPS overlay of the practice areas today and start using it in Foreflight and Garmin Pilot!
New procedures to help pilots more safely and efficiently practice Instrument approaches at Stanfield and Casa Grande Municipal Airport have been released by the AFTW.
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AFTW Jan. 8 Meeting: Upgraded Foreflight Overlays, Airport Updates and LPV Approach Testing Proposal On the Way
Jan. 8’s AFTW meeting kicked off 2020 in high gear.
Air Traffic Control Services might be moving from Albuqerque to Phoenix TRACON to control the airspace between PHX and TUS. In the Prescott area, reports of near collissions have decreased since TRACON took over the Northern Arizona airspace. The AFTW will be seeking...
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is trying to raise pilot awareness of their operations and Mid-Air Collision Avoidance (MACA) in southern Arizona. Davis-Monthan's 355th Wing is flying high-speed, aerobatic fighter training missions with multiple aircraft in all areas...
The Sept. 11 AFTW meeting was packed with new information about airports, practice areas, training issues and safety alerts. Coolidge is still planning on resurfacing work that will cause closures of Runways 5/23 through May 2020. Check for NOTAMs frequently. KIWA...
There was a lot of great information at the latest AFTW meeting on July 10th. Notes from the July 10th Meeting. First, a very special thanks to Larry Hopper from the National Weather Service for presenting on the summer monsoons and the weather products used to...
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