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Question of the Day


If the restricted area is not active and has been released to the FAA, the ATC facility will allow for the aircraft to operate in restricted airspace without issuing specific clearance to do so (true/false)




Advice of the Day


Taking a tour of an air traffic control facility will give you a better understanding of your local airspace.



Airplane of the Day


Aircraft of the Day


Learn more: Boeing 717

Helicopter of the Day


Helicopter of the Day


Learn more: Bell AH-1 Cobra

System of the Day


Cabin Heating and Cooling Systems: Cabin Heating and cooling systems provide conditioned air for comfortable operations during various weather conditions



Aviator of the Day


Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!


Regulation of the Day


FAR 91.141: Flight restrictions in the proximity of the Presidential and other parties



Maneuver of the Day


Soft Field Takeoffs: Soft field takeoffs are used to obtain maximum performance when departing from a soft or rough runway surface



Emergency of the Day


Engine Failure: The total loss of power requires immediate actions which depend upon speed (life) and altitude (life insurance)



Powerplant of the Day


R-1830 Twin Wasp: The?Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp?is an?American?aircraft engine widely used in the 1930s and 1940s



Event of the Day


Coming Soon

Mishap of the Day


DEN82DA125: The NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: Physical Impairment (other organic problem)