Having Full Authority Digital Engine Control in general-aviation aircraft could cut crashes. That’s because workload is decreased, engines are not pushed beyond their limits, and engine monitoring can alert pilots ahead of problems.
A new training resource is available online to help pilots more safely and efficiently practice Instrument Approach procedures at Stanfield and Casa Grande Municipal Airport.
Commercial jet and flight-training airspace in the Southeast Valley remains congested.
A reminder that CAE Oxford Academy uses arrival and departure routes for FFZ.
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Lots of discussion surfaced at November's AFTW meeting on testing procedures for Private Pilot candidates, including short-field landings and stalls. Remember, stalls must go to a full break during the flight test! New procedures for Instrument Proficiency Checks and...
Tucson International tower is contacting flight schools in Arizona to update them on an upcoming construction project. Here are the details from the tower (PDFs of the airport are available for download at the bottom of this post): Construction at Tucson...
The AFTW meeting minutes are here, from the Sept. 20 meeting.
Hot zones for flight-training practice areas in Prescott, Phoenix and Tucson areas are being published on bot the AFTW and APA sites, as well as AFTW’s Facebook groups page.
Runway safety continues to be a hot topic in the Arizona flight-training community. Download the PDF of the May 10 AFTW meeting to learn...
Handy and valuable flight training and safety tips, and some important updates for airports, training airspace now available. Don’t miss it.
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