Aerial view of the Reno-Stead Airport taken from an aircraft flying overhead.

Information for pilots and users of Reno-Stead Airport.

Mar/Apr 2020 Issue of FAA Safety Briefing Magazine is Available

Mar/Apr 2020 FAA Safety Briefing

Tools and Technologies to Avoid “UMC”

There are a variety of tools and technologies aviators can use to avoid and/or safely mitigate what we’ve dubbed as UMC, or Unfriendly Meteorological Conditions. Learn more inside our new issue of FAA Safety Briefing magazine.

Feature articles cover some of the FAA’s weather research work and programs, including more effective ways to convey cockpit weather imagery, icing avoidance, and the use of weather cameras.

We also sit down with the new FAA Administrator, Steve Dickson, to discuss his take on general aviation safety.

Feature Stories include:

What is WTIC? Making Weather Technology and Information in the Cockpit Work for You:

Will You Make Good Decisions About Bad Weather? The FAA’s Weather Research Program Has Answers:

Mind The Gap: Understanding Latency Issues With In-Cockpit Weather Imagery:

Operation ICICLE: New FAA Program Tackles Aircraft Icing:

Omnipresence: The Gift of Being and “Seeing” Elsewhere:

Straight From Steve: Meet FAA Administrator Steve Dickson:

ADAPTing to ADS-B: How Non-Equipped Operators Can Request Access to ADS-B Rule Airspace:

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