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  • FAA Air Traffic Report April 7, 2020
    Today's Air Traffic Report:Thunderstorms could delay flights today in Charlotte (CLT), Chicago (MDW, ORD), Houston (HOU, IAH) and the Washington, D.C., area (BWI, DCA, IAD). Low clouds could slow traffic in Las Vegas (LAS), Los Angeles (LAX), Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) and San Francisco (SFO).Pilots: Check out the new Graphical Forecasts for Aviation (GFA) Tool from […]
  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update April 4, 2020
    4/4/2020FAA releases updated guidance for Airport Sponsors and CARES ACT FAQs4/3/2020 11:00amThe FAA issued guidance to FAA inspectors about factors to consider when determining whether to:Extend the certification of aircraft repair stations that are located outside the U.S.Deviation to FAA Order 8900.1 for 14 CFR Part 145 Repair StationsExtend the recurrent training due dates for […]
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information from the FAA April 3, 2020
    FAA issues guidance to FAA inspectors on factors to consider regarding COVID-19 effects on certification and training.
  • Fly Safe: Addressing GA Safety March 31, 2020
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) communitys national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about safety, including loss of control (LOC), powerplant failure, and controlled flight into terrain (CFIT).Stay safe! Thisserieswill show you how you can incorporate safety into every flight.Do You Have Your WINGS?Regular readers of this space recognize our […]
  • FAA Projections Show Strong U.S. Air Travel Demand March 26, 2020
    NOTE: The FAA prepared this data before COVID-19 restrictions were placed on air travel to, from, and within the United States.WASHINGTON Commercial air travel passenger levels grew 4.2 percent on U.S. airlines in the last fiscal year (FY), from 780 million in FY 2018 to 813.3 million in FY 2019, according to The Federal Aviation […]
  • FAA to Implement Denver Metroplex Project This Week March 25, 2020
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing the Denver Metroplex project on March 26, 2020.The comprehensive project will use satellite navigation to move air traffic more safely and efficiently through the area. It includes 29 new routes and modifications to 15 existing routes.Community involvement was a critical part of the projects environmental process. Prior to […]
  • FAA Expands Weather Camera Program to Colorado March 4, 2020
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding its highly successful weather camera safety program to Colorado.The FAA has entered into a cost-reimbursement agreement with the State of Colorado Division of Aeronautics to install weather cameras on 13 Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS) in mountainous areas, beginning in the spring of 2020.These cameras will build on […]
  • While a Laser is Small in Size, its Impact on Pilots is Huge! March 4, 2020
    WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) remains vigilant in bringing awareness to the misuse of lasers when pointed towards aircraft. The FAA recorded more than 6,000 incidents in 2019, compared to 5,663 reports in 2018.Although laser pointers are fun to play with, lasers can be dangerous when pointed towards the sky. Lasers are appropriate in classrooms […]
  • Aunque los lseres son pequeos, su impacto para pilotos es enorme! March 4, 2020
    WASHINGTONLa Administracin Federal de Aviacin (FAA) se mantiene alerta para dar a conocer el mal uso de los lseres cuando se apuntan hacia los aviones. La FAA registr ms de 6,000 incidentes en 2019, en comparacin con 5,663 reportados en 2018.Aunque es divertido jugar con los punteros lser, los lseres pueden ser peligrosos cuando se […]
  • FAA Seeks Public Comment on Air Traffic Procedure Change at DCA March 3, 2020
    WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is inviting comments until March 30, 2020 on a temporary air traffic procedure change at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) called HOLTB. The HOLTB amended a waypoint by moving it 784 feet southwest in order to move north-flow departing aircraft away from protected airspace while keeping aircraft over […]
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  • Outcomes of Computerized CBT Rival Those of Clinician-Delivered CBT June 20, 2018
    A clinical trial found that patients who self-administered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) using computerized training modules reduced their drug use as much as patients who received clinician-delivered CBT, and they maintained this advantage through a 6-month follow-up.
  • Cigarette Smoking Increases the Likelihood of Drug Use Relapse May 30, 2018
    Research suggests that helping patients quit and remain abstinent from smoking may improve their chances for sustained recovery from use of other drugs.
  • Nonmedical Treatment for Cocaine Addiction Shows Promise in Pilot Trial November 9, 2016
    Patients who received transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) were more likely to abstain from cocaine than patients who received medications for symptoms associated with abstinence. Researchers concluded that TMS appears to be safe and its efficacy as a treatment for cocaine addiction deserves to be evaluated in a larger clinical trial.
  • Dual Regimen Aims To Shorten Medication-Assisted Therapy May 9, 2016
    Treatment that combines use of Bp/Nx and memantine may enable young adults addicted to opioids establish lasting abstinence after a relatively brief course of medication-assisted therapy, a pilot trial suggests.