Simple Flying - Luke Bodell

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced new guidelines for airport diagram symbology and verbiage to minimize the risk of collisions and incursions at airport 'hot spots.' We take a closer look at what this all means below.

The FAA said,

"Under the new system, all hot spots related to complex or confusing taxiways, taxiway intersections, or taxiway/runway intersections, will be designated with circles and ellipses. Areas that present significant potential for wrong surface events will be designated by cylinders."

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