Now online is the November/December 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing, which focuses on winter operations.
Feature articles in this issue include:
- “Cross-Country Skiing – Aviation Style” – exploring the twists and turns of flying with skis (p 10),
- “Chilled to the Bone” – how cold can affect both body and mind (p 14),
- “Keeping Your Cool in the Cold” – making the most of winter flying opportunities (p 18)
Additional feature articles include “Fly, Flee, or Fold” (p 5), and “FIKI Wiki – What You Need to Know About Icing Conditions and Systems” (p 21).
In this issue’s Jumspeat department (p. 1), Flight Standards Service Director John Duncan reviews some winter weather wisdom, while Checklist (p 27) explains how to reduce the risk of carburetor fires. Also, Nuts. Bolts, and Electrons (p 28) provides you with a few stocking stuffer ideas for both you and your airplane.