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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Luke Air Force Base has been an amazing resource for the flight training community in Phoenix. The are very supportive of our mission and the work we do here in Phoenix. If you would like a cool license plate with an F-35 on it and would like to support the Airmen at...
Notes from the AFTW meeting on May 8th: AFTW Meeting Minutes 5-8-19 Come join us for our next meeting on July 10th at 9:30 AM at the Scottsdale FSDO. Pre-register on www.faasafety.gov.
Just because it's legal, doesn't make it safe. Luke Air Force Base is trying to raise pilot awareness of their operations and Mid-Air Collision Avoidance (MACA) in the Gladden and Bagdad MOAs. Luke is flying high-speed, aerobatic fighter training missions with...
Read the current LOA for VFR arrival and departure procedures at KIWA.
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...
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