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Monday, April 30, 2018

Major Sporting & Entertainment Events in April 26 FAA NOTAM

Monday, April 30, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

In anticipation of the large number of aircraft operating to and from areas hosting major sporting and entertainment events, the FAA has published updated procedures in its April 26, 2018 NOTAM to enhance safety and minimize air traffic delays.

THESE PROCEDURES MAY BE REVISED OR UNAVAILABLE AT THE TIME OF THE EVENT.  PILOTS SHOULD CHECK NOTAMS AND TRAFFIC ADVISORIES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TO ENSURE THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION. THESE NOTAMS DO NOT SUPERCEDE RESTRICTIONS PERTAINING TO THE USE OF AIRSPACE CONTAINED IN FDC NOTAMS.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

FAA Airport, Navigation & Chart Data is Current for 04/26 Cycle

Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

Official airport, navigation and chart data for the FAA's 28-day AIRAC cycle beginning 4/26/2018 became current today as of 09:01Z.  This includes updated georeferenced data for airport diagrams and instrument approach procedures available in iFlightPlanner for iPad.

Anytime you access iFlightPlanner.com from your desktop, laptop, or smartphone you can be confident that you are seeing the most current and accurate data available.  To ensure that iFlightPlanner for iPad is current, simply tap "Check for Updates" in the upper-left corner of the Downloads tab.  The app will quickly tell you which packages need to be updated!

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Monday, April 23, 2018

FAA Airport, Navigation & Chart Data Available for 04/26 Cycle

Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

iFlightPlanner for iPad users may now download airport and navigation data as well as aeronautical charts, georeferenced airport diagrams and terminal procedures for the FAA Data Cycle that goes into effect on April 26, 2018.  Simply tap the button in the upper-left corner of the Downloads tab to "Check For Updates".

Pilots using iFlightPlanner.com on their desktop, laptop, or smartphone will see the iFlightPlanner Cloud automatically make the transition to the new data at 9:01Z on April 26.

Monday, April 09, 2018

FAA Confirms ADS-B Deadline of January 1, 2020

Monday, April 09, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

All aircraft flying in designated controlled airspace – generally the same busy airspace where transponders are currently required – must be equipped with ADS-B Out avionics by January 1, 2020.

Questions about equipping? Please see the FAA's FAQs or contact them at adsb@faa.gov.

Friday, April 06, 2018

2018 SUN 'n FUN NOTAM, Arrival & Departure Signs

Friday, April 06, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

The 2018 SUN 'n FUN NOTAM specifies sign codes used to inform ground personnel of your desired parking area at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL).  You'll need to display one of these signs for your arrival and another for departure based on your aircraft type and parking or camping preference.

Arrival Signs

Departure Signs

The 2018 SUN 'n FUN NOTAM is required reading and should be part of every pilot's preflight preparation.  Remember to print your arrival and departure signs before your trip.

For more information, visit www.flysnf.org.

Sunday, April 01, 2018

Special Event NOTAM: The Masters

Sunday, April 01, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

In anticipation of the large number of aircraft operating to and from The Masters in Augusta, Georgia, the FAA has published updated procedures in its March 1, 2018 NOTAM to enhance safety and minimize air traffic delays.

» Special Air Traffic Procedures: The Masters

THESE PROCEDURES MAY BE REVISED OR UNAVAILABLE AT THE TIME OF THE EVENT.  PILOTS SHOULD CHECK NOTAMS AND TRAFFIC ADVISORIES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TO ENSURE THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION. THESE NOTAMS DO NOT SUPERCEDE RESTRICTIONS PERTAINING TO THE USE OF AIRSPACE CONTAINED IN FDC NOTAMS.