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Taxi briefings

In my last post, I discussed approach and STAR briefings. In this one, I’d like to take a few minutes to discuss taxi briefings. Ground operations are among the most challenging in aviation, especially at larger, more complicated airports. Here, as bullet points, are a few points of emphasis. Hot spots. The FAA (and pilots and local ...
Alaska

Follow-on Survey for Alaska IFR users

If you fly IFR below 18,000 feet in Alaska, AOPA and the Alaska Airmens Association need to hear from you—again.  In July, an online survey was conducted to query IFR pilots about the Alaskan low-altitude enroute structure.  The results of that survey helped us learn some of the details about how we navigate the enroute ...
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