Category Archive for: ‘Regulatory’

Third Class Medical Reform

Nov 30, 2016  

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware that Congress finally passed third class medical reform into law last July.  They gave the FAA one year to implement the law. The latest FAAST Blast from the FAA includes this paragraph, entitled FAA Making Progress on New Pilot Medical Qualifications: The FAA is working to implement Section 2307 of […]

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Appareo representative Geremy Kornreich simplifies ADS-B

Oct 30, 2016  

Here is a summary of Geremy’s presentation to our Association on September 22. ADS-B stands for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast and it is part of FAA’s NexGen revamping of the air traffic control system. It provides better information to the air traffic control system and pilots. The FAA mandate for ADS-B Out in Class B and C airspace is December 31, […]

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Look Out… Above

Aug 20, 2016  

Just three short years ago the FAA-Denver TRACON (Metroplex) developed new airspace procedures to enhance safety and efficiency with the help and input of all user groups (Airline/Charter/Business-Private General Aviation) to not only benefit Denver International Airport (DEN) but all the surrounding airports and communities as well. Unfortunately, the Metroplex has now developed new arrival procedures for the benefit of […]

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New Airport Name: Northern Colorado Regional Airport

Apr 27, 2016  

Our Airport Commission voted this afternoon to rename our airport to Northern Colorado Regional Airport, effective immediately.  Over the next few months, we can expect the name change to appear on approach charts and sectional charts.  The commission will be asking the two cities for funding to change the signage around the airport. Our radio calls will eventually change to […]

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Seaplane Bill Dies in Committee

Apr 14, 2016  

From Ray Hawkins: I am sorry to report that the Bill was defeated in Committee today by a vote of 5 – 8.  The Bill was designed to gain access to the waterways and then, after passage, develop the processes and procedures to meet CPW requirements.  It is my belief that at the moment discussion turned to invasive species the Bill was no […]

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