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Lawrence Spinetta posted new forum topic
Mar '22

The most recent AOPA Pilot magazine chronicles how it recommended the FAA allow DPEs to perform exams while utilizing Basic Med ("Alleviating ‘illogical restrictions’," p. 12).  This is great and much-needed!  Is there a timeline during which the FAA will consider that recommendation?  What is the progress on that issue?  Are they actively considering that?  When will they make a decision?

Lawrence Spinetta posted new forum topic
Oct '18
Given LPV is dependent receiving sufficient signal strength, is there any way to check if you are able to fly an LPV versus LNAV/VNAV approach at a destination prior commencing an approach and reading your GPS display to see which approach it is?  
   
This 2012 Flying Magazine article says, “But don’t be surprised if there’s insufficient signal quality to fly to LPV minimums. Along the East and West Coasts of the contiguous 48 states, availability can be as low as 99 ...
When checking the VOR for IFR flight of an aircraft with a single VOR, can you use a known air or ground point (for example, a radial overhead an airport)?  Or does it have to be one of the VOT or VOR air or ground checkpoints listed in the back of the Airport Facilities Directory (AFD / Chart Supplement)?  There do not seem to be very many VOT or VOR air or ground checkpoints near Austin, TX?  It would be impractical to fly an hour away every 30 days just to log the VOR test.  Thank ...
Lawrence Spinetta posted new forum topic
Nov '17
When checking the VOR for IFR flight of an aircraft with a single VOR, can you use a known air or ground point (for example, a radial overhead an airport)?  Or does it have to be one of the VOT or VOR air or ground checkpoints listed in the back of the Airport Facilities Directory (AFD / Chart Supplement)?  There do not seem to be very many VOT or VOR air or ground checkpoints near Austin, TX?  It would be impractical to fly an hour away every 30 days just to log the VOR test.  Thank ...