Data Cycle 2105 PREVIEW

Effective May 20, 2021 (cycle 2105), the following airport changes will become effective:
  • 49MT - FIREBUSTER opens as a new airport
  • 57MT - FLYING K FLD opens as a new airport
  • 7NE8 - NE HITCHCOCK opens as a new airport
  • WT37 - LOCKWOOD DRY COULEE opens as a new airport

  • 7S8 - name changes to ROSS
  • 8U3 - name changes to SCOBEY BORDER STATION/EAST POPLAR
  • CA67 - name changes to VALLEY CROP DUSTERS INC
  • KNUQ - name changes to MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD
  • OR62 - name changes to CACHE CREEK USFS

  • U09 - status changes to CLOSED INDEFINITELY

Data Cycle 2104

Effective April 22, 2021 (cycle 2104), the following airport changes became effective:
  • 8WY6 - LAZY T RANCH opened as a new airport
  • WAPSHILLA changed identifier from ID50 to I45

  • 26ID - name changed from SEVEN SHAMROCK to MOOSE LODGE
  • 30MT - name changed from NISTLER STRIP to NISTLER HELENA
  • KCXP - name changed from CARSON to CARSON CITY
  • O62 - name changed from PEAVINE to B & H USFS

L88 - New Cuyama Status

Per a recent (11/24/2020) Facebook post made by the owners, they are working to get the airstrip reopened. Per an earlier post, it has been closed since May 2020 (at least).

State of Arizona - Alphabet Challenge

The Arizona Alphabet Challenge is now available. Enjoy this scenic routing through the "Grand Canyon State" designed by the PilotEdge Marketing staff. While most of you have likely explored the Grand Canyon, this challenge routes you through many other parts of the state, ranging from busy Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) to the picturesque Avi Suquilla (P20). PilotEdge oldtimers may recall P20 as the former home of the Golden Eagle Aviation Network.

Washington State Alphabet Challenge

Be sure to check out the Washington State Alphabet Challenge. The Alphabet Challenges are now officially sanctioned PilotEdge flight experiences which have been designed by the PilotEdge staff (more info). Be sure to check them out.

Utilities designed for use with PilotEdge.

MyFlightRoute includes an assortment of utilities designed to enhance the simulation experience when flying on the PilotEdge ATC network. You will find the various utilities organized by the phase of flight.

  • Pre-Flight

    • Flight Search:
      Helps you find a flight that meets your specific objectives
    • TEC Route Search:
      Aids in locating the appropriate SOCAL TEC route
    • Storm Chaser:
      Helps you locate airports based on current weather conditions
  • In Flight

    • Flight Information (C-R-A-F-T):
      An automated “knee board” containing much of the information you need in flight, including links to current charts, procedures and airport diagrams. It is also updated with the most current ATIS data provided by PilotEdge
    • D-ATIS:
      Provides D-ATIS service through an FMS interface
  • Post Flight

    • Flight Analysis:
      Plots your flight on a SkyVector chart so you can review your actual flight path in relation to charted air space
  • Alphabet Challenges

    • Fly the "Alphabet Challenge" routes and log your progress
  • Tools

    • N-Number:
      Selects a random N-number for your use which is in compliance with FAA regulations (Canadian and Mexican registrations also available)
    • Equipment Suffix:
      Confused about the proper equipment code to use? Answer a few questions and the interface will show you the proper equipment suffix
    • FSEconomy Job Search:
      Identifies FSEconomy jobs within the PilotEdge Coverage area.

Share Your Sim Photo

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Test Your Knowledge

The danger of spatial disorientation during flight in poor visual conditions may be reduced by

A.
shifting the eyes quickly between the exterior visual field and the instrument panel.
B.
having faith in the instruments rather than taking a chance on the sensory organs.
C.
leaning the body in the opposite direction of the motion of the aircraft.