FAA: DUATS will be shut down May 16, 2018

Scott ShererScott Sherer COO Forum Moderator
From: DUATS [mailto:duats@duatsmail.com]
Sent: Friday, April 20, 2018 10:25 AM
Subject: DUATS will be discontinued after May 16th

DUATS will be discontinued after May 16th!!

On March 13th, the FAA released this notification:

“Flight Service Transitions to Leidos Pilot Web Portal“

“The FAA will discontinue the Direct User Access Terminal Service (DUATS II) Program, effective May 16, 2018. Internet services, including access to weather and aeronautical information, flight plan filing and automated services will remain available at no charge to pilots at www.1800wxbrief.com.

To continue to receive free services, users are encouraged to register with www.1800wxbrief.com. Over the [following] days, the FAA will work with current DUATS II providers on transition activities, including conducting pilot outreach, establishing commercial interfaces, and providing user migration assistance.

Please contact FAA Flight Service at [their] customer feedback website if you have any questions. https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ato/service_units/systemops/fs/contact_us/”

If you want to comment to the FAA, on the above feedback website, select the link:
“Contact the FAA concerning future Flight Service changes”
and select the service change that you are commenting on as

GDIT DUATS thanks you for your support of the program. Over 90,000 pilots used CSRA DUATS in the last year!

Scott Sherer
Wright Brothers Master Pilot, FAA Commercial Pilot
Aviation Director, Cessna Owners Organization Forum Moderator and Cessna Owners Author.

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