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New FAA Safety Briefing: Boost Your Weather Wisdom

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The March/April 2024 issue of FAA Safety Briefing magazine focuses on aviation weather and its critical effect on safe GA flying.

Articles review some of the many resources and tools pilots use to gather weather information as well as explore some of the trends revealed from weather-related accident data. We also sit down with the new FAA Administrator, Michael Whitaker, to discuss his take on general aviation safety.

Feature Articles

Building Confidence with the Conditions - How to Unleash Your Inner Weather Briefer

Pushing Your Luck - How Gambling on Weather Can Be Deadly

Expanding the Envelope with Aviation Weather - A Balloon Pilot’s Perspective on Microscale Meteorology

A Fresh Forecast - Aviation Weather Under the Microscope

Aviate, Navigate, Communicate - An Interview with FAA Administrator Michael Whitaker


Forecasting Safe Skies - Jumpseat: an executive policy perspective

Reporting Disability Compensation - Aeromedical Advisory: a checkup on all things aeromedical

What is a Briefing? - Checklist: FAA resources and safety reminders

Fair Weather Flyers - Drone Debrief: drone safety roundup

Engine Oil 101 - Nuts, Bolts, and Electrons: GA maintenance issues

Don’t Strike Out - Vertically Speaking: safety issues for rotorcraft pilots

A Macro Lens on Weather - On Final: an editor’s perspective

Bradford Sipperley, FAA General Aviation Group - Faces: FAA employee profile

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