flying a Piper PA-28? Check your fuel selector is placarded correctly!

The FAA sent AOPA an airworthiness concern sheet to notify operators of all Piper PA-28 single-engine airplanes that it has received a report of a fuel selector cover with the left and right fuel tank placards reversed. The agency is requesting that operators examine the placards on their fuel selector covers and report any non-conforming placards.

General Aviation Month: June 2017 Governor Carney signs proclaimation

new FAA requirement for International Flight Plan (ICAO) format - FAA has decided to delay implementation until the Fall of 2017

International Flight Plan Update
The FAA recently met with Nav Canada and vendors (Harris Corporation, CSRA and Leidos) to review testing results between all operating systems for implementation of the new FAA requirement for International Flight Plan (ICAO) format for all civil flights filed with Flight Service.

New Castle Airport (KILG) Runway Safety Action Team Meeting - next Wednesday

"New Castle Airport (KILG) Runway Safety Action Team Meeting"
Topic: New Castle Airport (KILG) Runway Safety Action Team Meeting and Airfield Tour
On Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 10:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Location:
DuPont Aviation Conference Room
199 N. Dupont Hwy
Conference Room
New Castle, DE 19720

Select Number: EA1776447

Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority announced that pilots can fly under the new FAA medical certification known as BasicMed

One of the restriction to BasicMed is international flying. Bahamas open the door:

Responding to a request from AOPA President Mark Baker, the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority announced that pilots can fly under the new FAA medical certification known as BasicMed.

$500 ADS-B Rebates Must Apply by Sept.18

ADS-B Rebates
Notice Number: NOTC7182

discussion of user-funded independent air traffic control is back

The White House yesterday provided a more detailed look at its budget, with plans to cut $300 million from the FAA’s funding in the short term and to reshape the tax structure to accommodate a user-funded independent air traffic control (ATC) organization in the long term.

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University of Delaware researchers help find WWII airplane

Two missing World War II B-25 bombers documented By Project Recover off Papua New Guinea

Two B-25 bombers associated with American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently documented in the waters off Papua New Guinea by Project Recover — a collaborative team of marine scientists, archaeologists and volunteers who have combined efforts to locate aircraft and associated MIAs from World War II.

webinar: "How NOT to Fall Out of the Sky!"

"How NOT to Fall Out of the Sky!"
Topic: Preventing Loss of Control
On Monday, June 5, 2017 at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time (16:00 PDT, 17:00 MDT, 18:00 CDT, 13:00 HST, 15:00 AKDT, 16:00 Arizona, 23:00 GMT)

Select Number: EA0376274

FAA believes maintaining and improving the knowledge and skills needed for manual flight operations

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SAFO 17007, Manual Flight Operations Proficiency

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