The owner of a General Aviation aircraft received all/most of his or her information about piloting a plane from their CFI, but have received very little information about owning or maintaining an aircraft. If the owner hasn’t spent much time with their local A&P or repair facility, there is usually a lack of knowledge.
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.
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