SFAR Amendment – 2

SFAR Amendment – 2

  The FAA issued a final rule on September 30, 2020, that further amends Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) 118. Aviation activity continues to increase, and the industry is beginning to address the backlog of required training, checking, and testing...
SFAR Amendment – 2

SFAR Amendment

Today the FAA has published an amendment to the SFAR. It is important to note that the SFAR does NOT extend relief to pilots covered under the previous SFAR. For example, the old SFAR covered flight reviews due March – June 2020. The new SFAR added pilots due July –...
SFAR Amendment – 2

FAA SFAR for COVID-19 Relief

For all the details, see the new Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) that covers Relief for certain persons and operations during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak. The SFAR is effective April 30. The Federal Register version is available at this...
ADS-B and hot air balloons

ADS-B and hot air balloons

ARE YOU ADS-B READY? ADS-B is here, are you ready? Gasp! Do you know what ADS-B is? Gasp! Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is a primary technology supporting the FAA’s Next Generation Air Traffic Control System, or NextGen, which will shift aircraft...