WELCOME TO EAA CHAPTER 288 DAYTONA BEACH, FL

TFR in EFFECT - WEDNESDAY MAY 27 for a MANNED LAUNCH @ KSC

The FAA recommends that all aircraft operators check NOTAMs frequently for possible changes to this TFR prior to operations within this region.


Click the button below for more information especially where and when the TFR is in effect (UPDATED MAY 27, 9:55AM)

IS YOUR BFR SET TO EXPIRE SHORTLY?

You may be able to extend your flight review grace period for up to three months by earning three WINGS credits. WINGS is the FAA’s Pilot Proficiency Program.  Press the button below to find out more.

A LANDING ACCIDENT THAT PROVIDES VALUABLE LESSONS

Please go to the AIRCRAFT RELATED ISSUES page to read this article. 

EAA's MAY and JUNE WEBINARS

There's much to see here.  Press the FIND OUT MORE button, then look around and decide which Webinar(s) are of interest to you and sign up before the Webinar fills up.  Attendance is limited.

IMMEDIATE EFFECTS OF COVID-19 and OUR CHAPTER

  • OUR APRIL & MAY MEETINGS WERE VIRTUAL
  • OUR JUNE MEETING is TBD, BUT MAY ALSO BE VIRTUAL 
  • SUN N FUN 2020 and AIRVENTURE CANCELED
  • EAA AIR ACADEMY CAMPS FOR 2020 CANCELED
  • VMC/IMC CLUB MEETINGS ARE CURRENTLY ON HOLD
  • BONNIE and DENNIS POWELL CELEBRATION OF LIFE                       DATE IS TBD        

CHANGES IN MEDICAL CERTIFICATION DUE TO COVID-19

Of great concern to us, recent events regarding the COVID pandemic have led to significant access problems to Aviation Medical Examiners and other medical specialists. In response, the FAA will not enforce airman medical certificates which expire between March 31, 2020 and June 30, 2020.

OTHER IMPORTANT REGULATORY CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19

There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all  about what the FAA is doing with respect to the COVID-19 Virus

WHAT OVER-THE-COUNTER (OTC) MEDICATIONS CAN I TAKE AND STILL BE SAFE TO FLY?

Please touch the Drug List Button below to go directly to the FAA Document covering the subject.  It's very informative!!

CHANGES TO AIRMAN TESTING EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

The Airman Testing Standards Branch recently awarded a new airman knowledge testing contract called the Airman Certificate Testing Service (ACTS). The ACTS contract provides a comprehensive, best practices approach to enhance the overall quality of FAA Airman Knowledge Testing.

LOSS OF CONTROL AID - THE STABILIZED APPROACH

A stabilized approach is one in which the pilot establishes and maintains a constant angle glide path towards a predetermined point on the landing runway. In addition to helping you achieve buttery-smooth landings, maintaining a stabilized approach is also a great way to avoid loss of control during the landing phase of your flight.