Read more: Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Basics
   By Paul Wiley   This article is for General Aviation pilots flying under FAR Part 91.  It is intended to cover important highlights and to summarize the basic operations and common procedures recommended by the FAA (and others) when using Electronic Flight Bags (EFB).  The goal of this article is to promote the safe and efficient use of EFBs
Read more: AZAPP
~  Arizona Airport Passport Program  ~ AZAPP   By Trent Heidtke In last month’s APA newsletter we introduced our Arizona Passport program. We hope it will incentivize pilots to fly to all of Arizona’s 56 public use airports, aviation themed museums, and on-site airport restaurants. So, where are we heading into September you ask? Well, a couple
  Photos by Vern Lassiter Read more: Windsock Pole Project for Young (24AZ )    There was a mini fly-in up at Young to assess the situation and plan for the new wind sock installation. Looks like the project is coming together nicely and we should have a new wind sock soon! There was a mini fly-in up at Young to assess the situation and plan for the new wind sock installation. Looks like the project is
Read more: Almost Ready To Go Live! ~  Arizona Airport Passport Program  ~ Almost Ready To Go Live!   By Trent Heidtke After more than a year of planning, preparation, app development, and hard work, we are close to launching an Arizona Passport program that will incentivize pilots to fly to all of Arizona’s 56 public use airports, visit aviation themed museums, and dine at on-site
Read more: Accelerate Stop for Single Engine Airplanes
   By Paul Wiley   This article discusses the concept of Accelerate Stop (and briefly the associated Accelerate Go) for pilots flying single engine land airplanes under FAR part 91 General and Operating Flight Rules. The concept of Accelerate Stop/Accelerate Go is usually thought of as applicable only to multi-engine airplanes; normally, a pilot is
Read more: When Controllers Make Mistakes
    By Paul Wiley This article discusses a very recent “incident” that occurred at Prescott (PRC) Regional airport on Sunday, April 3, 2022, while practicing instrument approach procedures. The incident was a runway incursion and could have resulted in a collision on the ground at high speed. Before getting into the details of this incident, let me first say
Read more: Welcome Back Copperstate Fly-in!
    By Mark Weiss Since its first event in 1973, Copperstate Fly-In has been bringing together aviation enthusiasts not only from the Valley of the Sun and the state of Arizona but also from across the United States. A few have even attended from overseas. Everyone in the aviation community has heard of EAA Airventure. Many pilots and enthusiasts make the
Read more: Personal Minimums
    By Paul Wiley This article discusses FAA minimums for airplane pilots flying under FAR part 91 General and Operating Flight Rules.  It also provides a general discussion of some of these minimums as well as recommendations for developing a personal minimums checklist.  The purpose of having a personal minimums checklist is to facilitate good
Read more: “The GOOD, the BAD and the UGLY” - Forepaugh Airstrip
    By Kit Murphy Aviators, past and present, are certainly more adventurous than most. Books, movies, plays, poetry…. have all hailed their spirit. From the Wright Brothers first flight of 12 seconds and 120 feet in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, to the astronauts of all countries who “Boldly go where no man has gone before.” (The Apollo 13 mission in 1970 went
Read more: 37th Annual Arizona Navajo Christmas Airlift
  37th Annual Arizona Navajo Christmas Airlift Donations Needed   New and near new clothes and shoes. Boots, athletic shoes. Sturdy, closed toe Winter clothing, including hats, gloves, scarves, etc. are especially needed Bedding, blankets Children’s Christmas gifts (if wrapped, please label with appropriate sex and age School supplies. Backpacks Personal