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Friday, June 27, 2014

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education


FAAST Blast
Notice Number: NOTC5420

FAAST Blast — June 22-28, 2014Biweekly FAA Safety Briefing News Update 

Airman Certification System Working Group Documents Open for Comment 
   This notice announces the availability of draft Airman Certification Standards documents developed by the Airman Certification Standards Working Group for the commercial pilot certificate and the authorized instructor certificate. The Airman Certification Standards documents are designed as the foundation for transitioning to a more integrated and systematic approach to airman certification testing and training. These documents are available for public review, download, and comment.
 
   Send comments on or before August 25, 2014, in accordance with Docket No. FAA-2013-0316 found here:https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/06/25/2014-14791/aviation-rulemaking-advisory-committee-airman-certification-system-working-group
 
 
Arlington Fly-in Coming Soon
   In less than two weeks one of the largest GA events of the year kicks off at the Arlington Municipal Airport in Arlington, Washington, where more than 1,000 aircraft will congregate. Running between July 10-12, 2014, the Arlington Fly-In will play host to almost every kind of GA craft from powered parachutes to classic warbirds. The Fly-In is also a great place to learn. In addition to the many workshops the FAASTeam is also providing free safety seminars like Minard Thompson’s seminar on returning to flight after a period of inactivity.
 
   For more information: http://www.arlingtonflyin.org/
 
Do You Need to See a Specialist?
   Editor Sabrina Woods provides a concise guide on who should be fixing your plane in her article “The ‘Doctor’ is In” on page 18 of the latest issue of FAA Safety Briefing. Woods offers a prescription as to who should be doing what on your aircraft and what certification those providers should hold. The issue is available at: http://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing/
 
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