Barbara Harper, ATP CFII MEI LRJetRead more: Phraseology Versus Plain Language From The Empire’s Library – Aeronautical Information Manual For Freddie and Howard who are dedicated to the pursuit and solution of one problem – correct aviation phraseology No one wants to be on the wrong end of the microphone when mistakes are made. Do you have the courage to shatter the stigma of phraseology literacy and cultivate a
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Below is the current schedule for 2012. Contact: Fred Gibbs This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 928-266-0112 for more info. Read more: Safety Seminar Schedule for 2012
Jim Timm, Executive DirectorRead more: June 2012 Executive Director's Report There is a lot of discussion going on regarding the introduction of UAV’s into the National Airspace system, including the question, “what to call these things”. The term RPV for remotely pilot vehicle hung around for years. More recently the term UAV for unmanned aerial vehicle became common. More recently the FAA seems to favor the term UAS for
Nancy Benscoter, APA President Read more: June 2012 President's Report Introduction of the New APA Website It’s been several months in the making, but the new Arizona Pilot’s Association website is now on line! They say information is power, and web based information is the fastest way to stay up to date in our fast paced world. With this in mind, our new website sports several features aimed at keeping
Craig Albright, Cirrus N857CD @ KCHD, CFI/IIRead more: Weekend Getaway to Bisbee It's hot...already...  So, to briefly escape the heat, we're going underground!  Our next APA Weekend Getaway event will be a tour of the Copper Queen Mine in Bisbee, AZ (P04) on Sunday, May 27th.  Normally, I try to schedule our events for the 4th Saturday in the month.  However, this month
Jim Timm, Executive DirectorRead more: May 2012 Executive Director's Report Temperatures are going to be going up only too soon, so make sure you get out and get some comfortable flying in before it gets too hot and bumpy. As a final reminder to submit comments, the FAA must move to integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System and they have until mid-2012 to establish a program to integrate
APA ANNUAL MEETING by Jim Timm for NancyRead more: May 2012 President's Report Be sure to mark your calendars for the APA annual meeting on May 26 at Glendale Municipal Airport (GEU). The meeting this year will be hosted by the Civil Air Patrol in their facility at the south end of the airport. If you want to fly in, ground control will be able to direct you to the CAP facility. If you are driving in, from the
Jim Timm, Executive DirectorRead more: April 2012 Executive Director's Report I hope everyone has been taking advantage of the good flying weather, and based on this month’s safety report, you have been doing it safely. The Back Country Airport division of APA received the good news this past month, that the US Forrest Service planners must now consider aviation uses in their plans, whether it be preserving or maintaining
Nancy Benscoter, APA PresidentRead more: April 2012 President's Report Since April is “tax” month, you should consider taking advantage of the great opportunities we have put together for you to get out and fly and write off the experience. When you attend our APA sponsored events, they are tax deductible since we are a 501c3 non-profit volunteer organization. Every month, we host a FAA safety seminar. This month's