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In the near future I am looking to fly from Western PA to Canton Michigan.  A direct route takes me into Canadian Airspace, but not landing, and saves at least 45 minutes of flying time.  Researching it says that you need to have an “active flight plan”, be talking to ATC when you cross the borders, and have a discrete squawk code.  When doing VFR flight following, 2 of those items will be happening, but is VFR flight following considered an “active flight plan”?

Someone posted a question on this earlier, but then deleted their post.  However, this is a significant issue which those who operate at nontowered airports need to understand to avoid conflict.

The question was whether there was an official FAA interpretation regarding 91.113(g) about whether aircraft already established on final have right-of-way over aircraft which have not yet turned final even if the other aircraft is already lower.  The answer is “yes”, and ...

I'm an experienced CFI and I have discussed this question with many other CFIs and we are split on the correct answer. I wanted to know if there is an FAA official legal interpretation. The question is if an airplane on final has right-of-way over an airplane on base. Side (1) references the first line of (g) “Aircraft, while on final approach to land or while landing, have the right-of-way over other aircraft in flight…”. Side (2) references the second line of (g) which says ...

Calls concerning Aircraft Registration issues, both for initial applications and renewals, have been picking up recently. As of right now, the FAA Aircraft Registration branch is processing paperwork received on approximately January 3, 2022 (check current processing date here ). 


If you are waiting on your registration make sure to read all the way to the end, thanks.
 

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        Hoss At AOPA posted new forum topic
        May '22

        Calls concerning Aircraft Registration issues, both for initial applications and renewals, have been picking up recently. As of right now, the FAA Aircraft Registration branch is processing paperwork received on approximately January 3, 2022 (check current processing date here ). 


        If you are waiting on your registration make sure to read all the way to the end, thanks.
         

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        This is causing issues with new aircraft registration applications, n-number ...