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Notice Date: Friday, July 5, 2019
Notice Number: NOTC9558
FAAST Blast — AirVenture NOTAM, FAASB Live July 10, Seeing NORSEE Benefits
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Monday, August 5, 2019

FAAST Blast — Week of July 01, 2019 – July 07, 2019
Biweekly FAA Safety Briefing News Update

AIrVenture Bound?
The “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” — EAA’s AirVenture — will kick off on Monday, July 22. The weeklong event is scheduled to attract more than a half million visitors and more than 10,000 aircraft which will arrive at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisc., as well as other surrounding airports. If you’re headed that way, be sure to carefully read and adhere to the procedures in the special event Notice to Airmen (NOTAM). Flight planning for AirVenture should include thorough familiarity with NOTAM procedures, as well as knowledge of primary and alternate airports. Carry a copy of the NOTAM for in-flight reference, which can be downloaded at https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/notices/media/7_18_19_ntap.pdf  (see Section 5). EAA’s Airventure website contains a handy pilot resource page for all those flying in at http://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/eaa-fly-in-flying-to-oshkosh. EAA has also launched a new text message system that provides pilots with the latest status updates for AirVenture arrivals. To receive the updates, simply text OSHARRIVAL to 64600.

If you are at AirVenture, be sure to stop by the FAA Safety Center or Seaplane Base to catch one of the 40-plus interesting and informative seminars on a variety of safety topics, scheduled between 0830 and 1715 — see the schedule here: http://bit.ly/FAAForums19. And don’t forget to pick up your free copy of the FAA Safety Briefing magazine!

FAA Safety Briefing Live Reminder

Don’t forget - the next FAA Safety Briefing Live is coming your way starting at 1900 CDT on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The live-streaming broadcast will introduce the July/August 2019 issue, which focuses on aviation safety culture. To access this presentation, go to https://www.faasafetybriefing.com/July-August2019.html.

Seeing NORSEE Benefits

Have you ever seen the “NORSEE” identifier on an aviation product for sale at a fly-in or local aviation shop? It means that the product is Non-Required Safety Enhancing Equipment. NORSEE provides a streamlined approval process for certain non-essential equipment that can enhance the safety of GA fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft, like attitude indicators, or traffic and terrain advisory systems. To learn more about this program and to see how it is performing after being launched in 2016, check out the article, “Seeing NORSEE Benefits” at https://adobe.ly/2IMxFMx in the May/June issue of FAA Safety Briefing. Our new July/August issue will be available online next week!

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