Save the Date: “Pilot-Controller Forum” on February 10

The FAA Safety Team will hold a Pilot-Controller Forum featuring presentations and a question-answer session On Wednesday February 10, 2021 at 18:00 Hawaiian Standard Time. This should be an outstanding session, featuring controllers from Hawaii Control Facility, Honolulu Tower, and John Rogers Field (Kalaeloa Airport) discussing a multitude of emergent and chronic issues. Don’t miss […]

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Support the Honolulu City Council Resolution to encourage the DOTA to save Dillingham Airfield

A City Council Resolution to encourage the DOTA to save Kawaihapai Airfield, otherwise known as Dillingham Airfield will be heard on Tuesday January 12, 2021 at 9:00 am.  Get everyone you know and who supports the continued operation of the airfield to contact their council member and send in testimony to the council in general […]

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HNL Ground Radar to be upgraded with Taxiway Arrival Prediction Software to prevent wrong-surface Landings on Taxiways

On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport ASDE-X ground radar will be updated with ATAP (ASDE Taxiway Arrival Prediction software) to prevent wrong-surface landings on taxiways, If an arriving aircraft (fixed wing or helicopter) 3000 ft. or below lines up with a protected taxiway for 20 seconds or longer in the taxiway alert […]

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Time to Stand Down: COVID-19 in the Cockpit

I am reproducing here a section of an editorial written by Bob Meder, chairman of the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI): “Last week in this space, I suggested Covid-19 safe practices in the flight instruction environment. I wrote that in the optimistic hope that it would be sufficient. It’s not. With the guidance of […]

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