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Saying pilots will deviate around thunderstorms
is like stating a heavy metal concert is going to get loud. It's
inevitable. As a radar controller working aircraft during thunderstorm
season, it can feel like being in that concert's mosh pit when the
lights go down and the guitars crank up. There's slightly less noise and
grunge, but it still takes awareness and flexibility to work through the
chaos. When you're asking ATC for deviations around weather, it's useful
to know where they can easily bend and where it'll take some negotiation
and planning. Click
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Bose was the first to introduce active noise reducing headsets to
aviation more than 20 years ago, forever changing the way pilots fly.
Today, we continue to set the standard with the Bose A20 Aviation
. The headset provides acclaimed noise reduction, with a
comfortable fit and the clear audio you expect from Bose. It also
connectivity, an auxiliary audio input and priority switching.
PILOTS ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS BACK FLYING
For decades, taking any
of a number of brain-active antidepressants known as selective serotonin
reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) has meant automatic medical disqualification
for pilots. For the past two years, pilots on SSRIs have been allowed
back in the cockpit and have been doing well. AVweb's Russ Niles
spoke with Dr. Ian Blair Fries, a senior AME, about the
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U.S. Sport Aviation
January 17-20, 2013
Sunny Sebring, Florida will hold its 9th annual U.S. Sport Aviation
this January 17-20, 2013
largest sport aircraft-dedicated event in the world. Additions for 2013
range from a twilight air show opened by Patty Wagstaff demonstrating
LSA aerobatic aircraft to The Year of the Cub to star-studded
Manufacturers Showcases and a contest that will crown sport aviation's
most efficient aircraft/pilot duo. Four days in Sebring, Florida to
"See, Try, Fly and Buy" ... everything in the world of sport aviation.
Visit Sport-Aviation-Expo.com for
ANNOUNCES SMARTDECK FOR THE VALKYRIE CO50
announced that its new Co50 will feature the SmartDeck system, which was
bought from L-3 by the Canadian company CMC Electronics, a subsidiary of
Esterline. The Co50 was unveiled at EAA AirVenture as a concept aircraft
in 2010 and now, two years later, it has come out of the ground with an
announced test program, pricing and more performance details. Cobalt's
David Loury told AVweb that the Co50 will be a four-place composite
design with a canard, the first we've seen on a small production
aircraft. The Valkyrie will be powered by a Continental TSIOF-550, the
company's latest powerplant equipped with its PowerLink FADEC for
single-lever operation. Predicted performance is about 225 knots with
typical IFR range of at least 1400 miles. More...
Operational Safety Management
Denver, Colorado, November 13-14
This real-world, two-day operational safety management seminar focuses
on the four pillars of SMS: Safety Policy, Risk Management, Safety
Assurance and Safety Promotion. 18,000-hour pilot J.R. Russell and guest
speaker David Soucie (former FAA official and author) show you SMS
applications and case studies from the inside out.
"Operationally relevant," says corporate pilot-safety
officer Gary Tucker.
Stay at Denver's great Inverness Conference
Center, where rooms and meals are included networking, too.
Click here for details.
WOMEN GET ORGANIZED
Two and a half years ago, a loose-knit
group of female pilot advocates organized a remarkably successful effort
to celebrate 100 years of women in aviation. AVweb's Russ Niles
spoke with Mireille Goyer, the driving force behind Women of
Aviation Week Worldwide, about the natural evolution of those efforts at
AOPA Summit in Palm Springs.
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