Blythe - Large Scale Military Exercise - Feb 1-16

Key Points:

  • Large scale parachute and cargo drop operations at Blythe February 1-16.  Please check NOTAMs.
  • Temporary control tower at KBLH for the exercise (see NOTAMs for details).
  • Consider not sending student pilots to Blythe during this time.
  • Operations will be within 10 NM radius of the Blythe Airport.

February Safety Topic: Mountain Flying

True, there are fewer aircraft crashes in mountainous areas, compared to the flatlands. But, did you know mountain flying crashes are more likely to result in fatalities?

UPDATE-New Version: AFTW Practice Area Reporting Points ForeFlight/Garmin Pilot Overlay Version 6.0

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!

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.

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.

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