Just published online is the May/June 2016 issue of FAA Safety Briefing, which focuses on the rapidly changing world of technology and the role it plays in GA safety.
Articles cover everything from unmanned aircraft to commercial space operations, to how the FAA helps champion the power of technology in making flying safer and more efficient, according to officials.
Feature articles include:
- Welcome to the William J. Hughes Technical Center – The Happiest Place in Aviation Tech! (p 8),
- eLogbook Logistics – Considerations for Moving from Paper Log to Digital Login (p 11),
- X-Ray Vision and Alphabet Soup – Decoding GA Vision Systems (p. 25)
In this issue’s Jumpseat department (p. 1), Flight Standards Service’s Director John Duncan talks about the expanding role of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), while Checklist (p 21) explains how the new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) meets the “Apple test” for design and functionality.
Also check out the article “From Prescriptive to Performance-Based” (p. 7) for more on how the FAA’s extensive revisions in the proposed Part 23 rule could affect you.