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FAASTeam Notice
Type: General Information
Notice Date: Friday, January 15, 2021
Notice Number: NOTC1652
FAAST Blast — New Video on Wrong Surface Landings, Safety Briefing Archives, New Challenge and Response Issue
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Monday, February 15, 2021

FAAST Blast — Week of Jan 11, 2020 – Jan 17, 2021
Biweekly FAA Safety Briefing News Update

New From the Flight Deck Video Covers Wrong Surface Landings

A top contributing factor for pilots landing on the wrong surface is parallel runway configurations with staggered thresholds. A new From the Flight Deck (FTFD) safety video provides best practices for landing at an airport with this common runway configuration. Check out the video here: You can view other FTFD safety videos at

FAA Safety Briefing Archives

Looking for previous issues of FAA Safety Briefing magazine? Visit our recently updated archive page at, which offers issues back to 2008. A tab for each year shows the six issues for that year on the same page. You can now more easily scan the titles, headlines, and cover images to search for an issue or topic.

Are You Up to the Challenge?

The January/February 2021 issue of FAA Safety Briefing takes a unique look at the "challenge and response" environment that is prevalent within the aviation community. Feature articles and departments provide a variety of tools and resources that can help you rise to the challenge, whether it’s shaking off rust from inactivity, pursuing new aeronautical goals, or leveraging technology to stay at the top of your game. For starters, have a look at the feature “On Recovering from Rustiness,” which looks at productive ways to use your winter down time to plan your next aeronautical goal ( Maybe it’s a new rating or endorsement, or maybe you’re interested in flying a drone. You can also use this time to sharpen your aeronautical skills. The sky’s the limit. Be sure to check out our entire new issue at

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