The FAA has accepted ASTM International standards as a means of certification for Part 23 aircraft.
This is aimed to streamline certification standards to reduce the regulatory burden on the industry and reduce the cost of aircraft certification.
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.
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 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
Deer Valley Airport had videos professionally made that explain local procedures at their airport. They're very well done, and will help anyone who might be intimidated by the airspace. Click the link below to learn more. DVT Fly Smart, Fly Safe Webpage
Flight instructors are working with towers throughout the PHX Metro area to improve communications, and cooperation between airspace sectors. Read more about those efforts, and more, in the minutes from the March 13 AFTW meeting at the Scottsdale FSDO. Download...
Allegiant Airlines will begin using a new RNAV Visual approach procedures into the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Aiport (IWA) starting February 28th. They have provided a copy of this approach procedure to AFTW to distribute to flight schools. RNAV Visual Rwy 30L (PDF)...
Some good news: Sightings of flights below 1000 AGL over Rio Verde community are decreasing.
The latest minutes are online, and contain important updates to airports, airspace and training operations throughout Arizona. Please check out the minutes now at this link.
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