Workhorse SureFly: personal helicopter that looks & flies like a drone

A new entrant in the personal vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) market has been officially unveiled at the Paris Air Show, in the form of the quadcopter-style Workhorse SureFly.

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EAA Chapter 769 Fly-In Lunch & BasicMed Seminar

"EAA Chapter 769 Fly-In Lunch"
Topic: BasicMed and the Brave New World of Pilot Medical Certification
On Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 13:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Location:
EAA Hangar on Sunbury Airport
800 Park Drive

Sunbury, PA 17801

Select Number: EA1376751

Description:
On May 1st, 2017, the most significant change in pilot medical certification in our lifetimes took effect. This seminar will discuss the nuts-and-bolts of this change to the regulations—and how it affects you!

Important Change to CONUS Text Area Forecasts

Important Change to CONUS Text Area Forecasts (FAs)
Notice Number: NOTC7226

FLIGHT Act in Senate

On June 13, a bipartisan bill known as the FLIGHT Act (H.R. 2879), or Forward Looking Investment in GA, Hangars, and Tarmacs, was introduced in the House by Reps. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), co-chair of the House General Aviation Caucus, and Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) a member of the House General Aviation Caucus. Both also serve on the House Aviation Subcommittee.

slow flight and stall tasks for private and commercial pilot applicants.

The FAA has issued a Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) to explain the most recent changes to certification standards for the performance of slow flight and stall tasks in airplanes by private and commercial pilot applicants.

Both the June 2017 update of the airman certification standards (ACS) for private pilot-airplane applicants, and the first release of the Commercial Pilot-Airplane ACS, contain new elements based on feedback from the general aviation community.

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WEBINAR: "Safe Self-Briefing Tips and Tricks"

"Safe Self-Briefing Tips and Tricks"
Topic: Tricks, tips and best sites for conducting a safe self briefing.
On Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 16:30 Pacific Daylight Time (17:30 MDT, 18:30 CDT, 19:30 EDT, 13:30 HST, 15:30 AKDT, 16:30 Arizona, 23:30 GMT)

Select Number: WP0176797

Description:
In this 90 minute webinar, Delia Colvin, aviation weather expert, international bestselling author and 15 year veteran of Air Traffic Control will walk you through her favorite sites and tools for conducting a SAFE self briefing;

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

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