The GAJSC and NTSB have determined that a significant number of general aviation fatalities could be avoided if pilots were to conduct more thorough preflight inspections of aircraft that have just been returned to service.
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 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.
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There was a lot of great information at the latest AFTW meeting on July 10th. Notes from the July 10th Meeting. First, a very special thanks to Larry Hopper from the National Weather Service for presenting on the summer monsoons and the weather products used to...
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...
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