CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 2 - (Page 35)
Runway Signage and Markings
LEARNING IN A FLASH
coexist with other airplanes at airports of any size and configuration. While they may
not pay much attention on that first flight lesson, they will be tested on the subject
eventually. So how best can you explain the stripes, dashes, and twinkling airport lights
that provide the directions for landing, departing, holding short, and moving on airport
The AOPA Air Safety Institute recently released a digital, updated version of its
runway safety flash cards. The cards are high-resolution illustrations of signs,
markings, and lighting found at airports. Cards that depict pulsing lights embed
animation to replicate what you'd see in real life. Each illustration is followed by an
explanation to help associate the images with their directives. There's also a reference
to the FAA regulations that govern them.
FLASH CARDS ARE A GREAT WAY for pilots to learn about complex
topics. Take for example, runway signs, markings, and lighting.
Though not all airports have complex runway and taxiway systems,
your clients will need to know the meaning of all so they can safely
Download the flashcards to your mobile device, such as a tablet or smartphone. Make
sure to share the download link with your students and colleagues (airsafetyinstitute.
org/eflashcards/runwaysafety). Use the "Save PDF" link in the top tool bar or the
printer-friendly link on the last page in case you need to print the cards.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 2
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Vol. 7, Issue 2
Table of Contents
Tiptoeing Through TFRS
Safety Seminar: Trivia Night!
Collected Wisdom: Tricks of the Trade
CFI Tips: Minemonic Pyramid - Memorizing VFR Minimums
ASI Message: Personal Minimums
Real Pilot Story: Ditching in the Dark - Are You Adequately Prepared?
Safety Spotlight: Emergency Procedures Training - A Delicate Situation
Chart Challenge - What, No Pilot in the Cockpit?
ASI Online: Engine Out? Fly the Plane!
Safety Quiz: Spatial Disorientation
CFI Tools: Runway Signage and Markings
Chief's Corner: Distractions, Distractions…
Pilot Safety Announcement: Vacation - Are You Ready?
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 7, Issue 2