The Most Important Sign At The Airport
- Published: Tuesday, 07 March 2017 05:00
- Written by Phil Taylor
The FAA recently released an updated version of the Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (PHAK) and there have been some changes that are worth noting.
What was formerly an entire 24-page PHAK Appendix devoted to Runway Incursion Avoidance in the last issue has been compressed to 6 pages in Chapter 14, Airport Operationsin the latest PHAK. The reduced number of pages should not be misconstrued as diminished importance. Runway Incursion is still a big deal. Keep in mind that the deadliest aviation accident, to date, was a Runway Incursion at Tenerife, when two 747s collided on a foggy runway. That…