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SMART Avionics Open House at Donegal Springs Airport

"SMART Avionics Open House"
Topic: ADS-B In The NextGen Big Picture
On Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 18:00 Eastern Daylight Time
SMART Avionics at Donegal Springs Airport
186 Airport Road

Marietta, PA 17547

Select Number: EA1370756

If your medical exam expires before July 15, 2017 you still need a FAA medical to fly

Many pilots whose last medical exam will expire before July 15, 2017, are “on the bubble” for one more airman medical exam before the FAA issues new regulations. These pilots basically have two choices: either renew their medical certificate now or stay grounded as pilot in command until that time.


AOPA is looking for a Frederick based Director of Communications

The director of communications for AOPA is responsible for implementing communications, internal and external, that effectively describe and promote the association and general aviation. The communications director works closely with fellow communications colleagues and various AOPA program directors to develop communications plans and provide communications support to departments throughout AOPA by ensuring that messages are consistent, accurately represent AOPA's values and goals, and are effectively distributed.

Background and/or experience in aviation strongly desired.

Local company offers bus trips to two aviation events

Wed Aug 17 - This annual air show takes place along the Atlantic City beach next to the world-famous Boardwalk and runs from 10:30 AM to 3:15 PM. This is one of the largest air shows in North America. Flybys and demonstrations as high as 15,000 feet and as low as 50 feet take place over the water. There will be a special appearance by the Blue Angels. Other performers will be announced closer to the event. $38.00.

Multiple TFRs are expected during the Democratic National Convention

Multiple TFRs are expected to be issued for Philadelphia, PA during the Democratic National Convention July 25-29, 2016. These TFRs will affect flight in the area.




FAA updates rules for hangar use at airports that receive federal funds


June 15- The FAA’s final policy on the non-aeronautical use of airport hangars appears in today’s Federal Register and will take effect on July 1, 2017. The FAA is issuing the policy to clarify how aviation facilities – including hangars can be used on airports that receive federal funds. The final policy strikes a balance between hangar use for aviation and non-aviation purposes.

Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame Announce 2016 Inductees

News Release 16-05, June 20, 2016

Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame Honors 2016 Inductees

General Aviation ADS-B Rebate Program

FAA Offers ADS-B Rebate Starting this Fall, the FAA is offering a mon­etary incentive to help owners of general aviation aircraft equip with the required avionics that comply with the ADS-B Out rule that will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. The agency will offer a $500 rebate to eligible aircraft owners. To be eligible, your aircraft must be a fixed-wing, single-engine piston aircraft that is U.S.-registered and not currently equipped with Version 2 ADS-B Out. Go to www.faa.gov/go/rebate for more information on the program rules.

DUATS name change

DUATS name change

CSC DUATS has changed to CSRA DUATS. Recently CSC split into two companies with the the Federal sector merging with SRA and becoming CSRA. CSRA DUATS remains staffed with the same personnel as CSC DUATS and provides the exact same service. All of your access codes and passwords remain the same as well as all of your aircraft data and flight plans.

Domestic Flight Plans being retired by the FAA


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