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.
The General Aviation Steering Committee (GAJSC) work group contends that a unstable approaches and the disinclination of many pilots to go-around when an approach becomes unstable are precursors to many GA landing accidents.
Emphasizing stable approaches and making early go-around decisions are key to reducing landing accidents.
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
The Air Force will be conducting extensive glider training in the vicinity of the Coolidge airport in March. The specific dates will be March 17-29. All gliders will be using Coolidge CTAF frequency. Expect gliders and support vehicles to be parked on runway 17...
Check out this webinar by Brent Crow. He covers non-towered airport operations and parachute jump areas. Click the link below to watch! Webinar Link - You will be required to enter your name and email address on the registration page, and then the video will begin....
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)...
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