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Letter to Pilots – Impairing Medications

I received this letter today via The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) in conjunction with many of the other aviation alphabet organizations (AOPA, EAA, SAFE, NBAA, FAA, etc). It seeks to raise awareness of the effects that some medications have on the pilot when flying. As they say in the opening paragraph: Medications currently [...]

Preparing for the Unpredictable – FAA Safety Briefing, July/August

This month’s FAA Safety Briefing (July/August 2013) covers a variety of important topics related to ‘Preparing for the Unpredictable’. [this issue] focuses on airman preparedness. Articles explore procedures, techniques, and equipment that can help you stay ahead of the aviation safety curve and prepare for the unexpected. There’s a great article on Aviation Survival Equipment [...]