GAARMS REPORT: 2013 May 19 The FAA Improving GA Safety Read more: The FAA Improving GA Safety Fred Gibbs By the time you read this, you may have already attended our May annual meeting at Chandler Aviation and heard the latest update on GAARMS. But what you may not know is that right after the annual meeting, the Arizona Aircraft Accident Review Group (affectionately called the AZ AARG) held their meeting over in
From the Flight Deck - May Read more: From the Flight Deck - May 2013 Roy Evans II “What kind of man would live where there is no danger? I don't believe in taking foolish chances. But nothing can be accomplished by not taking a chance at all.” This was said while Charles Lindbergh was discussing his plans to cross the Atlantic, I was thinking about his quote the other day holding short of 25R in PHX. On this
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORTRead more: May 2013 Executive Director's Report BY JIM TIMM I trust everyone is getting out there and taking advantage of the good flying weather. I fear it won’t last long enough, so lets go flying and take advantage of it while we still have it with us. But please fly safe! Be sure to put Saturday May 18 On your calendar for the Annual APA Membership Meeting. This years meeting will be held at
MAY AVIATION ACCIDENT SUMMARYRead more: Accident Report - May 2013 by Jim Timm In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we should try to learn from the mistakes being made and take corrective action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. In this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reported two aviation accidents in Arizona. Of these
Read more: GAARMS is March 23rd - Right around the corner! Click Here for the GAARMS article in PDF: PDF48px So mark your calendar and watch for the FAASAFETY.GOV Notice for Saturday morning, March 23rd, starting at 8:30AM over at the ASU Williams-Gateway campus in Picacho Hall 150. Seating for 150 folks, and we'd like you to fill up every seat, because it is important you be part of the solution to the fatal accident rate, not part of the
By Adam Rosenberg Read more: Utah Backcountry & the Caveman Ranch Fly-In on May 24-26 http://www.the-adam.com There are lots of reasons people fly. Some fly to get places more easily or faster. Some fly to enjoy new technology. Some fly just to leave the surface of our planet for a while. And some fly for scenery. There's a lot of scenery to be had. With much to say about fruited plains and shining seas, my own preference is purple mountain
Read more: March 2013 Executive Director's ReportEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT MARCH, 2013 The flying weather has generally been excellent and there are a lots of aviation events happening around the state and it’s difficult deciding which ones to go to. So, in the mean time, fly safely and enjoy as many of the events as you can. We keep seeing more and more in the media about the use of UAVs in an ever expanding range of
Read more: February 2013 Accident ReportMARCH AVIATION ACCIDENT SUMMARY by Jim Timm In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we hopefully can learn from the mistakes being made and take corrective action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. In this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has reported five aviation accidents in Arizona. Of
Backcountry Aviation - A Shining Star for GA in ArizonaRead more: Backcountry Aviation - A Shining Star for GA in Arizona A Nagging Challenge - The Case for Tuweep By Mark Spencer These two articles are in the Arizona Aviation Journal: Read more: Backcountry Aviation - A Shining Star for GA in Arizona  
Grapevine will be CLOSED in April due to: SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE TEMPORARY MILITARY OPERATIONS AREA Effective Dates: April 7 – 20, 2013. The ROOSEVELT LAKE Temporary Military Operations Area (MOA), over Roosevelt Lake in the Tonto National Forest in eastern Arizona, supports the annual Air Combat Command Exercise ANGEL THUNDER. The exercise is designed to provide Combat Search