New Issue of FAA Safety Briefing Available

Notice Number: NOTC4511

The January/February 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on aerospace medicine. Articles cover key issues that affect medical certification for pilots, discuss the pilot's role in this process, and explain the FAA's responsibilities.
Among the feature articles in this medically-themed issue include:

-understanding what your medical can (and can’t) do for you, (pg 14)

-how to fast track your medical certificate with FAA’s online MedXPress system, (pg 20)

-what pilots should know about refractive eye surgery, (pg 24)

Confused about corrective lens?

AOPA has a page that really explains what is allowed and how.!...

If you are not a member of AOPA, you may not be able access it.

Just a heads up that not all corrective lens are FAA approved. The most glaring example is correcting one eye for distance vision and the other for near vision.

Wings seminar: "Breaking the ICE"

"Breaking the ICE!"
Topic: Managing the Hazards of Aircraft Icing During Take-off, Cruise & Landing
On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 7:00 PM
American Helicopter Museum
1220 American Blvd

West Chester, PA 19380

Select Number: EA1747613

new FAA Safety Briefing out

Have you checked out the latest issue of FAA Safety Briefing? In addition to several internationally-themed feature stories, the issue’s departments also offer a wealth of helpful general aviation news and information.

HOLLY RUN scheduled for Decmber 1st.

The Holly Run is a Delmarva Tradition. Pilots get together to deliver holly to the the holly-less Chesapeake Island of Tangiers.

There are a lot of details so visit their website:

Public Notice from DelDOT



Tuesday November 27, 2012 4 – 6 pm
@ New Castle County Airport
Terminal Gate Area
151 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, Delaware 19720

Wednesday November 28, 2012 4 – 6 pm
@ Sussex County Emergency Operations Center
21911 Rudder Lane, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

Aviation News concerning Hurrican Sandy

AERObridge is coordinating donated aircraft to bring first response donations to Farmingdale NY (FRG) where they will be picked up and transported via truck to Staten Island and Lower Manhattan to assist 5000 children and disadvantaged families.

Printed version of 2013-2014 AOPA Airport available

Printed version of the most comprehensive airport directory in the market! With information on most every public-use airport, the new 2013-2014 AOPA Airports print edition is your perfect flight-planning companion.

Only a limited number will be printed this year – and free shipping is only available until November 7, 2012 – so we encourage you to pre-order your copy now.

Hurricane Sandy recovery is affecting airspace

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HELIPROPS is available electronically online

Bell Helicopter, Textron Inc. safety publication, Helicopter Professional Pilots Safety Program or HELIPROPS, designed for helicopter pilots is available electronically online. Bell’s newsletter Human AD Airworthiness for Humans is published in English and Spanish and is distributed to readers in approximately 123 countries. A popular feature of the newsletter are articles from helicopter pilot’s own experiences flying in “unusual situations;” all for the purpose of exchanging safety information, best practices, etc, pilot to pilot.


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