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1/25/2011
  • replaced Shoreline route with the new Coastal route on the V3 rating
  • replaced the V3 chart graphic (was a dithered gif) with a new PNG that is easier to view
  • added options to fly the other transitions (although the charts are not included)
7/28/2010
  • modified "Flying full approaches" to address the fact that we make left turns in the parallel entry whereas the depicted hold calls for right turns. Modified flow to make it clear that the procedure from POM is not part of the procedure from SLI.
6/14/2010
  • instructional flash videos added to V1-3 and I1-9 ratings.
2/10/2010
  • I-6 updated to handle new ILS 19R approach at KSNA (SLI feeder goes direct SAGER).  PDF chart hosted within site, rather than pointing to ZLA site
10/16/2009
  • added tips to V1 rating to keep pattern tight in light of controller feedback regarding many V1 students flying wide patterns
3/26/2009
  • added "Comply with ATC instructions in a reasonably timely manner" to Practical Test Standards

03/18/2009
  • changed I9 to refer to RIIVR2
  • updated I9 reference material to describe difference between RIIVR1/2

03/10/2009
  • added Comment engine support

03/04/2009
  • added 2008 news page, changed current news page to only show 2009 releases

02/03/2009
  • changed link in top banner to point back to Pilot Cert home page rather than ZLA home

01/22/2008
  • changed roster page to only show pilots who have completed a rating within last 7 days
  • removed 7-day-roster sub-page
  • added 'all pilots' sub-page to roster

12/28/2008
  • updated I-8 transcript, removed SWATT reference, replaced with OKAIN and CIJHI
  • updated "how to fly LOC RWY 27 approach" reference document, as above

12/17/2008
  • edited the "Common Pilot Deviations" article, removed LAXX5 references, removed PALAC/FUELR IAF references, replaced SWATT with OKAIN for KSAN LOC RWY 27 and updated REEBO to 1800 (from 2000). Added KLAS 1L/R devitations on MCCRN SID

11/17/2008
  • updated I-6 rating to point out that pilot should not fly SLI direct SNAKE. Added graphic depicting feeder
  • updated I-6 transcript to mention SLI MAAGG SNAKE
  • updated I-6 reference article to include a descriptive summary, and highlighted portion explaining that SLI direct SNAKE was not a valid non-radar route

11/03/2008
  • Rosters (by rating) updated to show pilots that have only gone as far as that rating, rather than also including those that have subsequent ratings

10/16/2008
  • added ZLA TEC link to I3/I4 pages
  • updated ZLA TEC link to point to the revised TEC route system
  • removed reference to 'Coast page' on I-8 which was applicable to the old TEC system
  • updated I-3 to refer to CSTN1/2 routes rather than CSTM1/2 and updated the I-3 text accordingly

06/25/2008
  • added more detail to "Is there a good or bad time to request a test" FAQ

06/09/2008
  • added FAQ for visibility of I-10 and I-11 ratings
  • corrected typos in several FAQ entires
  • updated "Why is Los Angeles issuing these tests?"
  • "Common Pilot Deviations" article launched to public

06/03/2008
  • News page now has sub pages for 2006 and 2007. News page now contains announcements from this year only
05/30/2008
  • updated breadcrumb and navigation code to have meaningful defaults if user visits a rating, announcement, or graduation notice directly (ie. linked from another site)
  • added feeder graphic to "flying full approaches" Reference article
  • added graphic to RIIVR1 Reference article
  • added graphic to Non-precision approach Reference article
04/22/2008
  • Fixed reference links on the I-11 that were actually pulling I-8 material
04/16/2008
  • Added HSI reference to cancel reverse sensing on the I-10 reference material
04/15/2008
  • increased RAM on hosting server, site no longer doing an impression of a Vic-20 swapping to tape.
04/14/2008
  • added direct hold entry recommendation in place of the parallel hold entry on missed approach for the I-11.
  • added I-10 and I-11 graduate lists to roster
  • ensured that each roster has a link to the relevant rating
  • changed graduate list to reflect I-11 graduates, rather than I-9
04/12/2008
  • I-10 and I-11 made available on site for ZLA controllers and pilots who have completed the I-9
04/10/2008
  • Taking the Tests updated to advise pilots to mention the rating when checking in with enroute controllers, as well as not to use PM to request the test
02/21/2008
  • V1 updated, can now be flown from any towered airport
02/19/2008
  • I8 and I9 introduced for controller review
02/18/2008
  • removed non-towered phraseology and references from I-2 text and transcript since app/ctr now provide tower service for Class D
09/11/2007
  • added 'VFR graduates' section under 'Graduates'
  • added Graduations and Announcements pages under the main News page

08/31/2007
  • modified Skyvector link summary to include IFR reference.
  • added Skyvector link to various IFR ratings
  • added Skyvector and L-3 chart to TEC page
08/20/2007
  • added additional partner pages

06/04/2007
  • swapped CSTM1 and CSTM2 on the I-3 page

05/20/2007
  • added XML feed for VA-specific rosters

05/19/2007
  • added VA-specific section to roster
  • change rating-specific rosters to a single list including all VFR/IFR ratings

05/09/2007
  • added FAA Instrument Procedures Handbook to Links

02/02/2007
  • removed 26L rwy closure at KONT from the V2 rating (thanks Conrad)

11/07/2006
  • added FAQ for which controller to contact
  • removed reference to 'IFR' notation when pilot communicates with GND for taxi, thanks to Travis for pointing this one out.

11/03/2006
  • added screenshots for V-3 rating

10/31/2006
  • added News archive page
  • added label showing number of pilots for each roster page

10/30/2006
  • added more instructor notes to I5. Added CRESO3 arrival to I5 for props
  • changed pilot roster to only show highest rating for each pilot

10/26/2006
  • added L-3 low enroute chart to I-2 rating

10/24/2006
  • added stop and go and low approaches as viable choices for V-1. Added specific pattern altitudes for V-1

10/23/2006
  • updated V-3 transcript to show Shoreline transition at 6500, then dropping below bravo shelf (5k) before returning towards LAX
  • updated V-2 transcript to show an initial altitude restriction and initial hdg of 330
  • removed C-1 restriction from controller requirements

10/20/2006
  • changed pilot roster to dynamic components instead of static content, added sorting and indicators
  • changed navigation to allow for child pages. Displays children if present, otherwise siblings
  • included additional roster pages to show pilots who have
    • completed all available ratings
    • completed a rating in the last 7 days
    • completed a VFR rating (along with pages for each rating)
    • completed an IFR rating (along with pages for each rating)
10/19/2006
  • added FAQ to controller section regarding tests that involve multiple controllers

10/18/2006
  • Changed V2 rating graphic to show route of flight
  • Updated described route such that the turn is made prior to Paradise VOR
  • Added 26L closure NOTAM.
  • Changed 'taking the test' page to reflect the fact that once the test starts, the flight should be conducted like a normal flight with ATC
  • Added FAQ for good/bad times to take test.
  • Added spacing to functions on top right (login, search, etc)
  • Changed V3 rating to explictly state how many transitions should be flown, altered formatting, added unicom reminder for SFRA

10/17/2006
  • Site launched




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