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04 Jul

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  • Today's Air Traffic Report:Strong wind is expected from Boston (BOS) to the Washington, D.C., area (BWI, DCA, IAD) and in Denver (DEN) and Las Vegas (LAS). Morning thunderstorms are forecast for Houston (HOU, IAH), and low clouds are expected all day in Los Angeles (LAX) and San Francisco (SFO).Pilots: Check out the new Graphical Forecasts for Aviation (GFA) Tool from the Aviation Weather Center.For up-to-the-minute air traffic operations information, visit fly.faa.gov, and follow @FAANews on Twitter for the latest news and Air Traffic Alerts.The FAA Air Traffic Report provides a reasonable expectation of any daily impactsto normal air traffic operations,...

  • WASHINGTON All indicators show that air travel in the United States is strong and according to the FAA Aerospace Forecast Fiscal Years (FY) 2018-2038, the trend will continue.This is occurring while American air travelers are experiencing the highest levels of safety in modern aviation history.The FAA forecasts U.S. airline enplanements (passengers) will increase from 840.8 million in 2017 to 1.28 billion in 2038, an increase of more than 400 million passengers. Domestic enplanements are set to increase 4.7 percent in 2018 and then grow at an average rate of 1.7 percent per year during the remaining 20-year forecast period....

  • The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is hiring experienced air traffic controllers to work in facilities throughout the country, and also specifically for the facility that handles the busy New York area airspace.The agency announced today that it will accept applications from candidates with experience to fill slots at the New York Tracon (N90) in Westbury, NY and other facilities throughout the country. The job announcements will be open fromMarch 19until March 26, 2018.The candidates must have the following qualifications and specialized experience:United States citizenship.No older than 35 years of age.*Fifty-two consecutive weeks of air traffic control experience.Air traffic experience involving...

04 Jul
A native Californian, David Wallace graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and was commissioned a Navy Ensign in 1984 as a Surface Warfare Officer; he retired twenty years later. 
He is currently a Navy civilian employee of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command as a test and evaluation specialist within the Navy's Acquisition Workforce.  Son of a Navy pilot, he realized his dream of becoming a pilot in the days following his Navy retirement. 
Unaware of Plus One, he earned his Private pilot certificate at a Gillespie-based flying club.  Seeking to serve the community, he joined Civil Air Patrol in 2007 and is a Mission Pilot and mission Incident Commander.  He has participated in multiple missing aircraft search missions and located/secured numerous emergency locator transmitters.  
He has been a Plus One member since 2011 and has earned his instrument rating and Commercial pilot certificate as a club member.  He hosts the annual Desert Drop, a spot landing and sand-bomb contest.
His flying goals include a tailwheel endorsement, glider and multi-engine ratings, and landing at every public use airport in California.
Term Expiration: 30 June 2019