November 2019 Safety Topic: CFIT & Overreliance on Automation

Pilot use of automation in the cockpit can increase safety. But, relying on it too much, or not using it correctly, can also be dangerous.

Updated Luke Aux-1 ILS Policy and Procedures

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.

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!

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.

AFTW Releases New Procedures for The Stack

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.

More from AFTW

Non-Towered Airport Operations and Parachute Jump Areas

Non-Towered Airport Operations and Parachute Jump Areas

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....

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