June 2019 Safety Topic: Regulatory Roadblock Reduction

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.

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.

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.

More from AFTW

New Video Highlights Wrong Surface Landings

New Video Highlights Wrong Surface Landings

Wrong surface landings are serious events that occur at an alarming rate of roughly one every other day! When pilots approach an airport for landing, there are opportunities for miscommunication and visual mistakes that can lead to the aircraft arriving on the wrong surface.

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