It is recommended for Flight Operation Officer (FOO) to check current NOTAMs and TFRs, even this is a duty of every pilot to do so. There is one current NOTAM in KALM: !ALM 07/004 ALM SVC SEE ZAB 07/243 HOLLOMAN APP SVC 1807291928-1810312359
Register for HOW TO FIND AND STAY ON LIFT LINES, PART 2, held on September 25th, 2018 7:00 pm CDT at: SSA webinar
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To say it was a remarkable day is an understatement. It was a world record-setting day! On Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, Airbus Perlan Mission II soared to 65,605 feet (19,996 meters) pressure altitude. With support from capcom, Chief Pilot Jim Payne and Pilot Miguel Iturmendi soared in the Perlan 2 glider at more than 12 miles above the earth. It’s a new world record, pending official verification. Here’s a look at footage from our tail camera at high flight.
Last month, there was SSA webinrar about soaring weather. They reffered to the great article published in SSA Magazine several years ago. I have attached it here.
This is recommendations from our amaizing instructor, Tom Krajci: Thunderstorm season is here, and will be with us for a few months. Below is what happened at the Alamogordo airport today…storm outflows affected the area with strong gusty winds for almost three hours. (And Sunday was similar with the storm outflow coming near sunset. Continue reading “Thunderstorm season is here.”