Last Call: Reserve your ADS-B Rebate by September 18th!

Notice Number: NOTC7364

Attention pilots and aircraft owners: Act now – time to reserve your ADS-B rebate is running out!

The last day to make a rebate reservation is September 18, 2017, if reservations are still available. The FAA is offering a $500 rebate for new ADS-B installations in fixed-wing, single-engine piston aircraft. Once the reservation is made, you will still have up to 150 days to complete the remaining steps in the process.

Are you eligible for a rebate? Please visit faa.gov/go/rebate/ for details.

Questions? For questions about the ADS-B rebate program, please contact ADSBRebateHelp@faa.gov.

SAIB Covers Cessna Torque Tube Inspections

On August 25, 2017, the FAA issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) which highlights the potential for cracks and corrosion in elevator torque tubes on Textron Aviation Inc., virtually all Cessna 172, 175, 180, 182, 185, 188, and 208 airplanes. The FAA recommends adhering to the corrosion inspection procedures found in the applicable Supplemental Inspection Documents (SIDs) and maintenance manuals. Airplanes based or operated in high corrosion areas are recommended to be inspected more frequently. Click here to view the SAIB and all applicable SIDs.

VIP Notice – Reno, NV.

VIP Notice – Reno, NV.
Notice Number: NOTC7330

Notice: Expect VIP movement August 26-27, 2017 in the vicinity of Reno, NV. Pilots can expect airspace restrictions in conjunction with this VIP movement. The FAA recommends that all aircraft operators check NOTAMs OFTEN for mandatory airspace restrictions prior to operations within this region.

Specific instructions and restrictions are available at http://tfr.faa.gov once the NOTAM has been issued.