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Type: FAA Newsletters
Notice Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024
Notice Number: NOTC3597
New FAA Safety Briefing - Flying in the Soup
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Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Read the Latest Issue!

The May/June 2024 issue of the FAA Safety Briefing magazine focuses on general aviation instrument flight training and IFR proficiency.

Articles in this issue address the importance of having both the right physical and mental flying skills required in today’s challenging IFR environment. We also review ways to help you stay proficient and be prepared for emergencies when flying in the clouds.

Feature Articles

It’s a Confusing World Up There - The Specifics of Spatial Disorientation

Into the Future - How Leveraging Technology Can Help Build Proficiency in a Busy World 

Maybe Not Today … - Avoiding the Perils (and Regrets) of VFR into IMC 

Broken Glass Procedures - Understanding and Navigating Glass Avionics Failures 


Of Sound Mind and Body - Jumpseat: an executive policy perspective

Misfortune with Medications - Aeromedical Advisory: a checkup on all things aeromedical

Checking Your Check - Checklist: FAA resources and safety reminders

Keeping Your Eye on the Drone - Drone Debrief: drone safety roundup

Mastering Ballistic Parachute Systems Maintenance - Nuts, Bolts, and Electrons: GA maintenance issues

Simulators Save Lives - Vertically Speaking: safety issues for rotorcraft pilots

With My Head in the Clouds - On Final: an editor’s perspective

Stephen Brown, FAA’s Boston Flight Standards District Office - Faces: FAA employee profile

Download Magazine as PDF