November/December 2011 issue of FAA Safety Briefing

The issue’s Nuts, Bolts, and Electrons department takes a look at some changes on what it means to be actively engaged


Airports come in all shapes and sizes and can provide pilots with opportunities for both education and enjoyment at any level. This is the focus of the November/December 2011 issue of FAA Safety Briefing, which 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.

In this issue you can also read about what goes in to building an instrument approach, learn more about deciphering airport sign language, and appreciate the lessons learned from a runway incursion. In addition, the issue’s Nuts, Bolts, and Electrons department takes a look at some changes on what it means to be actively engaged. Be sure to check out all this issue has to offer!

The link to the online edition is: http://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing/.

FAA Safety Briefing is the safety policy voice for the non-commercial general aviation community.  The magazine's objective is to improve safety by:
·        making the community aware of FAA resources
·        helping readers understand safety and regulatory issues, and
·        encouraging continued training

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