PRACTICAL TEST STANDARDS SLATED FOR MAJOR REVISIONS

July 10, 2014

For several years there has been a consensus that current Pilot Test Standard (PTS) have experienced growth through inclusion of more material, increased understanding of risk, technology and modification of expected maneuver skills. Examples of this include the growth of the “Special Emphasis” topics in all the current standards. An additional issue has been the […]

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Safety Meeting Thursday, September 18 at 5:30pm

July 1, 2014

Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL Building 3711 Driving directions:  Patton Rd south thru gate 10 – First traffic light turn left and immediately left again.

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FLIGHT CONTROL MALFUNCTION/FAILURE: Asymmetrical Flap failure (Ref: Airplane Flying Handbook)

June 1, 2014

What?   Flight control failures are a rare event in well maintained Redstone aircraft, but are usually catastrophic. Has your flight training or proficient training covered the consequences such events? Most of us have been exposed to emergencies such as loss of power and flaps, but what about an asymmetric flap extension or sudden retraction. […]

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Safety Meeting Thursday, June 19 at 5:30pm

May 26, 2014

Topic for the June 2014 meeting is “Fuel Management” Location:  Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL Building 3711 Driving directions:  Patton Rd south thru gate 10 – First traffic light turn left and immediately left again.

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Open House May 17, 2014

April 7, 2014
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Runway Closure: 7 April – 23 April

April 4, 2014

As most of you know the runway here on Redstone will be closed from 7 April – 23 April for lighting repairs. During this timeframe the Flying Activity aircraft will be relocated to Huntsville International Airport (HSV). We will be moving the aircraft to HSV beginning Saturday morning at approximately 0930. The first aircraft to […]

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Phone Number Change

February 24, 2013

Effective immediately all phone numbers to the Flying Activity have changed.  The new numbers are below. 256-876-6774 Office 256-876-6962 Office 256-876-6700 Office Fax 256-876-6952 Hangar 256-876-6925 Flight planning area fax

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New Instrument Exam Posted

January 5, 2013

Download here or from the Documents page.  

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Private Pilot Ground School

May 23, 2012

The initial meeting will be at RAFA on 31 May 2012 at 5:30 pm. If you are interested in taking this course, please contact Mildred at 256-880-9495 and get your name on the list.

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Flying Activity Open House – Saturday May 5th, 8am – 3pm

April 6, 2012

Adults can take an introductory ride for just $30 each and children 12 and under can fly for only $25 each. * Certified Flight Instructors will be on hand to answer questions on becoming a pilot. * FREE food and drinks while supplies last. The Family and MWR Flying Activity is located off Rideout Road […]

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