Airspace Part 2

LECU Fly & Fun Captain Judy

Above: LECU: Fly & Fun Flight School – Julio de Zavala and students greet Captain Judy Rice Uncontrolled Airspace Captain Judy’s Corner: The Airspace ABCs – Part 2 ATC approved our Instrument Flight Plan (IFR) as filed for the Citation jet. We were departing Le Bourget, France (LFPB). Our destination was Madrid-Cuatro Vientos airport (LECU). Once we crossed the Federal Information Region (FIR) boundary, ATC cleared us from FL320 (32000’ MSL) to 7000’ MSL. Next, they smoothly handed us over from the French airspace control to Spanish control.  Our descent took us over the Pyrenees mountains and two major rivers, the Ebro and Tagus. We saw Madrid from a distance, perched on a plateau of sand and clay. The breathtaking panorama revealed … Read more Airspace Part 2

Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 3 | March 2020

Epic Newsletter March 2020

Volume 3, Issue 3                                                                    March 2020 Epic Grad Hosts Pilot Career Seminar We were thrilled to welcome Epic graduate Captain John Evans (left) from Endeavor Air. John was here on Feb. 27th to host a Pilot Career Seminar and share information about hiring at Endeavor, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines. Thank you, John, for networking with our pilots! Epic will host another Pilot Career Seminar on March 31st – RJet Day with Republic Airways. (Note: Also pictured is Epic grad First Officer Doris Jaupi). We invite … Read more Epic Buzz Vol. 3 Issue 3 | March 2020