An update from EAA on FAA’s MOSAIC program, the progress being made and some of the potential changes that we may see in the future.
The National Weather Service(NWS), Reno Science Officer, Brian Brong, conducted a 30-minute webinar to brief anyone interested in the new features of the recently launched GEOS-17 weather satellites.
Effective October 12, 2018 the FAA has reinstated the ADS-B out equipage rebate program for those who have not yet installed ADS-B Out equipment in their aircraft. As with the original program there are several steps which must be completed in order to qualify for the rebate.
AOPA’s Rusty Pilot Program for pilots who have been inactive in aviation for a while is now available to AOPA members as an interactive online course making it even easier for pilots to obtain the knowledge necessary to get back into the cockpit.
Great Oregon Home Built Fly-in September 1-3, 2018, Cottage Grove Airport (O61)
Those individuals who received their Remote Pilot (Part 107) certificates shortly after they became available are about to have their certificates expire unless they complete the required recurrent training.
The FAA will discontinue the Direct User Access Terminal Service (DUATS II) Program, effective May 16, 2018. Internet services, including access to weather and aeronautical information, flight plan filing and automated services will remain available at no charge to pilots at www.1800wxbrief.com.
The Women in Aviation International Convention is being held in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, March 22-24, 2018. There will also be Girls in Aviation Day Reno on March 24th organized specifically for girls aged 8-17 who are interested in a a possible aviation career.