airspace

500 Feet Per Second

Featured Article! Nov 2013 Edition of Powered Sport Flying Magazine Near Hits I never understood why an unintentional close encounter between two aircraft was coined a near miss. If they didn't hit, they missed. If they hit that would be “near miss” so why not call it a “near hit?” Regardless...

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Review: Airspace & Law for Ultralights by Jeff Goin

Featured Article! Oct/Nov 2014 Edition of Powered Sport Flying Magazine Click here to buy Airspace & Law for Ultralights When I became a Certified Flight Instructor some 17 years ago, the same two topics which gave instructors and students heartburn then still tend to give everyone heartburn...

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Episode #11 – You Can Kiss Some Prized Coastline Goodbye

Recently the NOAA (National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration) regulated very large portions of the California and Washington State coastlines as off limits to powered aircraft. I share my thought's on this in Episode 11. New California Overflight Regulation Areas New Washington Overflight Regulation...

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Episode #3 – Basic Airspace Theory for PPG Pilots Concluded

The final episode in the airspace series. Topics covered are how to identify the different types of airspace on a chart, the weather needed to operate inside of a particular type of airspace, and the permission needed (if any) for entry. Length: 35 Minutes Music: Riptide – Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Show...

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Episode #2 – Continuing Basic Airspace Theory for PPG Pilots

Second episode with new intro's and outro's plus corrections on my end where minor audio tweaks are concerned. In this show I cover more general airspace theory for PPG Pilots, focusing on Class E&G airspace plus Special Use and Other Airspace. Length: 26 Minutes Music: Niles Blues - Kevin MacLeod...

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Episode #1 – Basic Airspace for PPG Pilots

Very first episode. Introductions and pleasantries exchanged :) In this show I cover airspace for PPG Pilots in the most basic of terms. Length: 18 Minutes Note: Information presented applies to operations as they pertain to airspace within the United States of America

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