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2018

Back to Basics | January/February 2018

January/February Issue of Safety Briefing
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The January/February 2018 issue of FAA Safety Briefing takes a forward-thinking journey "back to the basics" of flying fundamentals. Articles in this edition provide important tips, techniques, and resources that can help you better aviate, navigate, communicate, and mitigate in today’s complex operating environment.

Feature Articles

Flying Companions Guide to GA: Part II | March/April 2018

March/April Issue of Safety Briefing

The March/April 2018 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on Flying Companions. Building on our previous companion-based edition in 2014, this issue is specifically designed for the friends and loved ones who join us in the air or might have an interest in doing so. Feature articles help regular or prospective passengers gain a better understanding of the world of general aviation and offer the tips, techniques, and resources needed to take a more active role during flight.

Feature Articles

2017

PAVEing the Way to Safety | January/February 2017

January/February Issue of Safety Briefing
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The January/February 2017 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on aviation risk management and aeronautical decision making. Featured content follows the framework of the PAVE checklist, covering a pilot’s decision making process to mitigate risks in terms of the: Pilot, Aircraft, enVironment, and External Pressures.

Feature Articles

Ins and Outs of ADS-B | March/April 2017

March/April Issue of Safety Briefing

The March/April 2017 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, a foundational component of FAA's NextGen system for improving the safety and efficiency of the NAS. Articles cover the myriad safety and technology benefits ADS-B offers, as well as provide important details on the purchase, installation, and operation of ADS-B equipment. The deadline to equip with ADS-B Out is January 1, 2020.

Feature Articles

You and UAS | May/June 2017

May/June Issue of Safety Briefing

The May/June 2017 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the exciting and ever-expanding world of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Feature articles answer the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of UAS operations, including the regulatory and technical challenges they present.

Feature Articles

BasicMed Begins ... | July/August 2017

July/August Issue of Safety Briefing

The July/August 2017 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores several key facets of the new BasicMed rule, which offers pilots an alternative to the FAA’s medical qualification process for third class medical certificates. Under BasicMed, a pilot will be required to complete a medical education course every two years, undergo a medical examination every four years, and comply with aircraft and operating restrictions.

Feature Articles

Flight Instructor Refresher | September/October 2017

September/October Issue of Safety Briefing

The September/October 2017 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the critical role flight instructors play in keeping the National Airspace System safe. Feature articles focus on flight instructor requirements and best practices as well as the many tools and educational resources that can help sharpen your teaching skills.

Feature Articles

Sim City | November/December 2017

November/December Issue of Safety Briefing

The November/December 2017 "Sim City" issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the exciting world of flight simulation technology and its evolving impact on aviation safety. Feature articles focus on the many flight simulation options now available to pilots, as well as how simulation can improve efficiency, efficacy, and overall flight safety.

Feature Articles

2016

Compliance Philosophy | January/February 2016

January/February Issue of Safety Briefing
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The January/February 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the FAA’s new Compliance Philosophy and what its foundational concepts mean to the general aviation community. Articles in this issue discuss how the agency and aviation community can identify a problem in the NAS, use the most effective tools to correct that problem, and monitor to be sure it stays fixed into the future.

#FlySafe: Your Guide to Preventing Loss of Control | March/April 2016

The March/April 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the leading cause of general aviation accidents — loss of control. Articles in this issue will help pilots better identify loss of control warning signs, as well as fine tune mitigation strategies and recovery techniques that can improve flight safety in these situations.

The March/April 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the leading cause of general aviation accidents loss of control. Articles in this issue will help pilots better identify loss of control warning signs, as well as fine tune mitigation strategies and recovery techniques that can improve flight safety in these situations.

New Technologies for Pilots, Planes, and ’Ports | May/June 2016

The May/June 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the rapidly changing world of technology and the important role it plays in general aviation safety. Articles in this issue cover everything from unmanned aircraft to commercial space operations, to how the FAA helps champion the power of technology in making flying safer and more efficient. We also discuss some of the possible pitfalls of technology, including its ability to distract and disrupt our decision-making skills.

The May/June 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the rapidly changing world of technology and the important role it plays in general aviation safety. Articles in this issue cover everything from unmanned aircraft to commercial space operations, to how the FAA helps champion the power of technology in making flying safer and more efficient. We also discuss some of the possible pitfalls of technology, including its ability to distract and disrupt our decision-making skills.

Student Pilot’s Guide Part III: Airman Certification Standards and You | July/August 2016

The July/August 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the world of student pilots and airmen-in-training. Building on our previous student pilot-themed editions in 2012 and 2014, this issue provides tips and resources for success in initial pilot certification. It also explores the new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) which begins rolling out this summer. The ACS lists the standards for what an applicant needs to know, consider, and do in order to pass both the knowledge test and the practical test for a certificate or rating.

The July/August 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the world of student pilots and airmen-in-training. Building on our previous student pilot-themed editions in 2012 and 2014, this issue provides tips and resources for success in initial pilot certification. It also explores the new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) which begins rolling out this summer. The ACS lists the standards for what an applicant needs to know, consider, and do in order to pass both the knowledge test and the practical test for a certificate or rating.

Avenues to Aviation | September/October 2016

The September/October 2016

The September/October 2016 "Avenues to Aviation" issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on some of the varied career options available in aviation, particularly in general aviation. Feature articles explore both flying and non-flying aviation career options, as well as some of the new vocations that the small Unmanned Aircraft Systems rule has enabled.

Dear FAA, Tell Me Why ... | November/December 2016

The November/December 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on many of the questions the FAA commonly receives from the public, as well as how to interact more effectively with the agency. Areas of discussion include aviation rulemaking, airman rules and regulations, and pilot resources.

The November/December 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on many of the questions the FAA commonly receives from the public, as well as how to interact more effectively with the agency. Areas of discussion include aviation rulemaking, airman rules and regulations, and pilot resources.

Featured Articles

2015

Airspace and ATC | January/February 2015

The January/February 2015 issue of FAA Safety Briefing looks at all things airspace and air traffic control. Articles highlight important "rules of the sky" and cover the exciting technology changes in our National Airspace System. The issue also profiles the hardworking men and women of ATC who keep us safely separated.
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The January/February 2015 issue of FAA Safety Briefing looks at all things airspace and air traffic control. Articles highlight important "rules of the sky" and cover the exciting technology changes in our National Airspace System. The issue also profiles the hardworking men and women of ATC who keep us safely separated.

Weather Forces, Sources, and Resources | March/April 2015

The March/April 2015 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on weather forces, sources, resources. Articles review some basic causes of weather activity, how certain conditions can affect pilot safety, and the tools you can use to aid your weather decision-making process.

The March/April 2015 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on weather forces, sources, resources. Articles review some basic causes of weather activity, how certain conditions can affect pilot safety, and the tools you can use to aid your weather decision-making process.

Aircraft Performance | May/June 2015

The May/June 2015 issue of FAA Safety Briefing highlights aircraft performance. Articles focus on understanding the operating parameters of your aircraft as well as having realistic performance expectations during flight.

The May/June 2015 issue of FAA Safety Briefing highlights aircraft performance. Articles focus on understanding the operating parameters of your aircraft as well as having realistic performance expectations during flight.

Four Corners of the Country | July/August 2015

The July/August 2015 issue of FAA Safety Briefing highlights the many unique opportunities that GA flying enables in all four corners of our great nation. Articles in this issue help prepare pilots for what to expect when traveling outside their home airspace in terms of plan, pilot, and plane.

The July/August 2015 issue of FAA Safety Briefing highlights the many unique opportunities that GA flying enables in all four corners of our great nation. Articles in this issue help prepare pilots for what to expect when traveling outside their home airspace in terms of plan, pilot, and plane.

All Things IFR | September/October 2015

The September/October 2015 "All Things IFR" issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on general aviation instrument flight training and IFR proficiency. Articles in this issue address the importance of having both the right physical and mental flying skills required in today’s challenging IFR environment, as well as a provide a review of the regulatory landscape designed to keep pilots safe when flying in the clouds.

The September/October 2015 "All Things IFR" issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on general aviation instrument flight training and IFR proficiency. Articles in this issue address the importance of having both the right physical and mental flying skills required in today’s challenging IFR environment, as well as a provide a review of the regulatory landscape designed to keep pilots safe when flying in the clouds.

Good N.I.G.H.T. | November/December 2015

The November/December 2015 "Good Night" issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on general aviation night operations. Articles in this issue address the importance of having both the right physical and mental preparation for flying at night, as well as how technology can help.

The November/December 2015 "Good Night" issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on general aviation night operations. Articles in this issue address the importance of having both the right physical and mental preparation for flying at night, as well as how technology can help.

2014

New Technology in Aviation | January/February 2014

The Jan/Feb 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the important role technology plays in keeping general aviation safe and efficient. Articles discuss the many benefits of emerging technologies as well as the potential safety hazards of being too technologically focused.
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The Jan/Feb 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the important role technology plays in keeping general aviation safe and efficient. Articles discuss the many benefits of emerging technologies as well as the potential safety hazards of being too technologically focused.

Getting Back in the Game | March/April 2014

The March/April 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing takes a look at what it takes to "get back in the flying game." Whether it’s transitioning to a new type of aircraft, or returning from a flying hiatus, the articles here will provide safety and training advice and help you fine tune your plan for returning to the skies.
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The March/April 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing takes a look at what it takes to "get back in the flying game." Whether it’s transitioning to a new type of aircraft, or returning from a flying hiatus, the articles here will provide safety and training advice and help you fine tune your plan for returning to the skies.

Leveraging Certification and Standards to Avoid Monstrous Maintenance Mistakes | May/June 2014

The May/June 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing is all about Airworthiness Certification and Standards. In this issue we look at the hidden dangers of layering supplemental type certificates (STC), who to go to when your plane has an issue, and how to take care of an aging aircraft. In addition, you can learn more about the airworthiness directive process and how to apply for an STC.

The May/June 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing is all about Airworthiness Certification and Standards. In this issue we look at the hidden dangers of layering supplemental type certificates (STC), who to go to when your plane has an issue, and how to take care of an aging aircraft. In addition, you can learn more about the airworthiness directive process and how to apply for an STC.

Flying Companion’s Guide to GA | July/August 2014

The July/August 2014 issue focuses on Flying Companions. In this issue we look to provide a basic guide for friends and loved ones who join us in the air or might have an interest in doing so. In addition, you can learn about the current state of ADS-B and where it’s going in the future.

The July/August 2014 issue focuses on Flying Companions. In this issue we look to provide a basic guide for friends and loved ones who join us in the air or might have an interest in doing so. In addition, you can learn about the current state of ADS-B and where it’s going in the future.

Student Pilot Guide, Part II | September/October 2014

The September/October 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the world of student pilots and airmen-in-training. As a continuation to our last student pilot-themed edition in 2012, this issue explores additional tips and resources to help provide a successful path to initial pilot certification, as well as provide a refresher to those more experienced aviators.

The September/October 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the world of student pilots and airmen-in-training. As a continuation to our last student pilot-themed edition in 2012, this issue explores additional tips and resources to help provide a successful path to initial pilot certification, as well as provide a refresher to those more experienced aviators.

Winter Operations | November/December 2014

The November/December 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on winter operations. Articles cover some of the exciting opportunities that the winter flying season offers as well as provide a review of several important cold weather safety strategies.

The November/December 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on winter operations. Articles cover some of the exciting opportunities that the winter flying season offers as well as provide a review of several important cold weather safety strategies.

2013

Aeromedical Advances | January/February 2013

The Jan/Feb 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on aerospace medicine. Articles cover key issues that affect medical certification for pilots, discuss the pilot's role in this process, and explain the FAA's responsibilities.
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  • The Jan/Feb 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on aerospace medicine. Articles cover key issues that affect medical certification for pilots, discuss the pilot's role in this process, and explain the FAA's responsibilities.

Safety Standdown | March/April 2013

The March/April 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the themes of the 4th Annual FAA Safety Standdown: building a safety community, human error, and loss of control - the leading causal factor in general aviation accidents. Articles explore each of these critical areas and provide important insight, tips and resources for improving GA safety.
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The March/April 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the themes of the 4th Annual FAA Safety Standdown: building a safety community, human error, and loss of control - the leading causal factor in general aviation accidents. Articles explore each of these critical areas and provide important insight, tips and resources for improving GA safety.

Flying Green | May/June 2013

The May/June 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on environmental advances in general aviation. Articles explore ways we can
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The May/June 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on environmental advances in general aviation. Articles explore ways we can "fly green" through new technology and by following environmentally sound practices.

Be Prepared | July/August 2013

The July/August 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing 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.

The July/August 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing 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.

Aviation Citizenship | September/October 2013

The September/October 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on aviation citizenship. Articles highlight the shared values, customs, and culture we share as citizens of the general aviation community.

The September/October 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on aviation citizenship. Articles highlight the shared values, customs, and culture we share as citizens of the general aviation community.

Flight Standards | November/December 2013

The November/December 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the critical function of FAA's Flight Standards Service in promoting safety within our National Airspace System. Articles focus on the diverse roles and responsibilities of Flight Standards and highlight the important contributions of its many dedicated safety professionals.

The November/December 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the critical function of FAA's Flight Standards Service in promoting safety within our National Airspace System. Articles focus on the diverse roles and responsibilities of Flight Standards and highlight the important contributions of its many dedicated safety professionals.

2012

New Pilot's Guide | January/February 2012

January/February 2012 Issue of Safety Briefing January/February (PDF, 10 MB)

In the January/February 2012 issue of FAA Safety Briefing we explore some of the resources available to help youin your initial quest for pilot certification, as well as the lifelong quest to improve your aeronautical knowledge.

Standing Down for Safety | March/April 2012

March/April 2012 Issue of Safety Briefing March/April (PDF, 11.9 MB)

The March/April 2012 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the themes of the 3rd Annual FAA Safety Standdown: loss of control accidents, aeronautical decision making, and advanced preflight. Articles on each of these critical areas provide important insight, tips and resources for improving general aviation safety.

Extreme Weather | May/June 2012

May/June 2012 Issue of Safety Briefing May/June (PDF, 4.8 MB)

The May/June 2012 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on extreme weather. Articles provide important tips on how to detect, prepare, and avoid some of the more extreme varieties of weather conditions you may encounter in your region of the country as well as offer tools and resources for improving general aviation safety.

Making Flying Fun! | July/August 2012

July/August 2012 Issue of Safety Briefing July/August (PDF, 9.2 MB)

The July/August 2012 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the fun side of personal flying. Articles focus on many of the interesting activities and opportunities pilots have to keep the spirit of fun and adventure in aviation alive and well.

Aviation Educators' Guide | September/October 2012

September/October 2012 Issue of Safety Briefing September/October (PDF, 7.8 MB)

The Sep/Oct 2012 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the critical role of the aviation educator. Articles focus on flight instructor requirements and best practices as well as the many tools and educational resources that can help sharpen your teaching skills.

Small Airplane, Big World | November/December 2012

November/December 2012 Issue of Safety Briefing

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The theme of the Nov/Dec 2012 issue of FAA Safety Briefing is "Small Airplane, Big World." Articles explore the significance of general aviation on a more global scale and focus on the tools and resources that can help you operate safely beyond our borders.

2011

Celebrating 50 Years of Aviation News! | January/February 2011

January/February 2011 Issue of Safety Briefing January/February (PDF, 9.7 MB)

The January/February 2011 issue of FAA Safety Briefing celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication by looking back at the enormous general aviation safety strides we have made as a community and by looking forward to how we can work together to reduce GA accidents. Also, learn about ramp safety, risk management, and how to outfit your aircraft to improve survivability in case of an accident.

Standing Down for Safety | March/April 2011

March/April 2011 Issue of Safety Briefing March/April (PDF, 11.4 MB)

The March/April 2011 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the four themes of the 2nd Annual FAASTeam Safety Standdown: positive flight attitude, going beyond preflight, en route cruise, and maneuvering flight. You will find articles on each of these critical areas where training and focus can improve general aviation safety.

Airman's Guide to NAS Safety | May/June 2011

May/June 2011 Issue of Safety Briefing May/June (PDF, 6.3 MB)

The May/June 2011 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores how developments in the National Airspace System affect and benefit general aviation pilots. Articles highlight some of the changes and challenges of flying in today’s NAS, and provide tips pilots can use to meet those challenges safely and efficiently.

Professionalism and Mentoring in GA | July/August 2011

July/August 2011 Issue of Safety Briefing July/August (PDF, 7.4 MB)

The July/August 2011 issue of FAA Safety Briefing presents ideas for enhancing mentoring and professionalism in general aviation. Articles highlight the importance of the attitudes, skills, and knowledge needed to take you to the top of your flying game.

The Wide World of Flying | September/October 2011

September/October 2011 Issue of Safety Briefing September/October (PDF, 12.4 MB)

The September/October 2011 issue of FAA Safety Briefing presents the wide world of flying and showcases many of the training and educational opportunities available in aviation. Articles highlight the benefits of seeking out and sharpening your general aviation skill set.

All About Airports | November/December 2011

November/December 2011 Issue of Safety Briefing November/December (PDF, 10.7 MB)

The November/December 2011 issue of FAA Safety Briefing takes an in-depth look at the nation’s wide array of public-use airports. Articles highlight the benefits of exploring new places to land as well as help raise awareness of runway safety and wildlife hazards.

2010

Human Factors | January/February 2010

January/February 2010 Issue of Safety Briefing January/February (PDF, 6.9 MB)

In this issue, we focus on the critical role human factors play in aviation safety. Articles address fatigue, decision making, aircraft design and technology, and more.

Promoting Safety Through Outreach and Education | March/April 2010

March/April 2010 Issue of Safety Briefing March/April (PDF, 7 MB)

In this issue, we focus on the FAA Safety Team’s (FAASTeam) role in promoting safer skies through outreach, training, and education.

Introducing the Next Generation Air Transportation System | May/June 2010

May/June 2010 Issue of Safety Briefing May/June (PDF, 11.5 MB)

In this issue, we introduce the Next Generation Air Transportation System, or NextGen, and highlight the changes and the enabling technologies that will bring more efficient navigation, more effective communications, and greatly improved surveillance capabilities.

Strategies for Coping with Mother Nature | July/August 2010

July/August 2010 Issue of Safety Briefing July/August (PDF, 6.2 MB)

In this issue we focus on aviation weather and its critical effect on safe GA flying. Articles address obtaining and interpreting weather data, developing strategies for avoiding marginal or hazardous weather, and what services ATC can and cannot provide in adverse conditions.

Proficiency: Going Beyond Currency | September/October 2010

September/October 2010 Issue of Safety Briefing September/October (PDF, 8.5 MB)

In this issue we focus on proficiency and its absolute importance for pilots and aviation maintenance technicians. We provide tips on developing your personal improvement plan, address getting back to flying after an absence, give suggestions on how AMTs can keep their edge, talk about the complicated subject of receiving compensation for your flying, and more.

Handling Abnormal and Emergency Situations | November/December 2010

November/December 2010 Issue of Safety Briefing November/December (PDF, 11.4 MB)

The November/December 2010 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on planning for the "unplanned" and outlines the tools and resources pilots need to handle abnormal and emergency situations. Articles provide tips on unusual attitude recovery, partial-power takeoffs, and understanding your aircraft’s electrical system.

2009

Pilot's Guide to Aeromedical Issues | January/February 2009

January/February 2009 Issue of Safety Briefing January/February (PDF, 4.6 MB)

In this issue, we focus on the FAA’s approach to key aeromedical issues, including authorization for special issuance medicals and other "fit to fly" topics.

Technology Soars into Tomorrow | March/April 2009

March/April 2009 Issue of Safety Briefing March/April (PDF, 4.9 MB)

In this issue, we highlight advances in aviation technology that could bring about a host of safety benefits to old and new aircraft alike.

Aircraft Certification | May/June 2009

May/June 2009 Issue of Safety Briefing May/June (PDF, 4.5 MB)

In this issue, we focus on FAA’s responsibility to set standards for aircraft certification and airworthiness, as well as the important role that pilots and mechanics play in ensuring safety.

Light-Sport | July/August 2009

July/August 2009 Issue of Safety Briefing July/August (PDF, 7.3 MB)

In this issue, we highlight the exciting opportunities that light-sport aviation offers to today’s pilot, including a look at sport pilot certificate privileges, training tips, and maintenance requirements.

Exhibition Flying | September/October 2009

September/October 2009 Issue of Safety Briefing September/October (PDF, 7.2 MB)

In this issue, we focus on exhibition flying safety. Highlighted are the FAA’s role at the National Championship Air Races & Air Show, the challenges of competition and formation flying, and the behind-the-scenes efforts to keep vintage aircraft and their legacy thriving and flying.

Winter Flying | November/December 2009

November/December 2009 Issue of Safety Briefing November/December (PDF, 5.3 MB)

In this issue, we focus on winter flying safety, including icing avoidance strategies, safe operations on icy runways, and snow/frost contamination.

2008

Aviation Safety from Cover to Cover | January/February 2008

January/February 2008 Issue of Safety Briefing January/February (PDF, 4.6 MB)

In this issue, we focus on teaching the teachers, knowing your NOTAMs, and ADS-B in the Gulf of Mexico.

Sun 'n Fun 2008 | March/April 2008

March/April 2008 Issue of Safety Briefing March/April (PDF, 3.4 MB)

In this issue, we look at Sun 'n Fun. defeating dehydration, formation flying, experimental flight training, and insurance.

Project PIREP | May/June 2008

May/June 2008 Issue of Safety Briefing May/June (PDF, 2.9 MB)

In this issue, we highlight PIREPs, insurance, weather, TAC charts, and how to plan a flying workshop.

Behind the Scene at AirVenture 2008 | July/August 2008

July/August 2008 Issue of Safety Briefing July/August (PDF, 2.6 MB)

In this issue, we look at the legend of Lake Winnebago, transit traps, tips to keep you flying safely, the national GA awards, and the Young Eagles.

Balloon Fiesta from the Ground Up | September/October 2008

September/October 2008 Issue of Safety Briefing September/October (PDF, 3 MB)

In this issue, we look at launching dreams, energizing the next generation of pilots, and TFR taxanonmy.

Night Flying Safety | November/December 2008

November/December 2008 Issue of Safety Briefing November/December (PDF, 5.7 MB)

In this issue, we shed the light on night flying, how to avoid CFIT at night, how to tame the non-towered babble, and airport surface safety.

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