Tag Archives: ADS-B

Autopilot Mismanagement & Meet The “Snitch”

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue After finishing my column for each issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I often wonder what I should write about in the next issue. A few days after … Continue reading

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Are you ready?

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Starting January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Federal Regulations 14 CFR 91.225 and 14 CFR 91.227 contain the details. Quite simply, Automatic … Continue reading

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Real Instrument Pilots Do Not Need Autopilots or Glass Panels

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 When you read the title of this article, I am sure it threw up a flag and got your attention, but please read on. I also have some … Continue reading

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George The Autopilot, ADS-B FAA Rebate Program & Instrument Training

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman In this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, we will solve the mystery of “George,” the autopilot, with thanks from several of our readers. We will explore some interesting comments from an anonymous caller and his … Continue reading

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FAA Offers NextGen Equipage Incentive to GA Community

WASHINGTON, DC  – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta and Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker today announced June 6, 2016, an upcoming rebate program that will help general aviation pilots equip their aircraft with NextGen technology. “To further … Continue reading

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Maybe No George Is Flying The Airplane…. Stratux, Cheap ADS-B In… Skyguard TWX Update… Pilot’s Altitude Review

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman In the February/March 2016 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, my column entitled “Which George is steering the airplane” landed me several emails and phone calls, so I will respond to some of this feedback in … Continue reading

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An ADS-B Update

by Woody Minar As AOPA President Mark Baker recently wrote, “If you’re confused by the ADS-B Out mandate, you’re not alone. Most aircraft owners know that the FAA has set a 2020 deadline to equip aircraft for ADS-B Out in … Continue reading

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Why ADS-B Needs To Be Revisited By FAA

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman It has been more than five years since we first started hearing about Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS–B) and I published my first article on the topic for Midwest Flyer Magazine. Since then I … Continue reading

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Lowering The Cost of ADS-B

by Mark R. Baker, President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association If you’ve been following the discussions around the FAA’s 2020 mandate for aircraft to equip with ADS-B Out, then you know that AOPA has made lowering the cost … Continue reading

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FAA Rule Correction Opens Door For Lower Cost ADS-B

EAA maintains cost is key to meeting 2020 mandate OSHKOSH, WIS. — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published a technical correction in the Federal Register on February 9, 2015, that allows future installations of ADS-B “out” equipment to meet … Continue reading

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