Tue, Aug 11, 2009
Funding ATC System To Be Discussed
"General Aviation At The
Crossroads" will feature a panel of four aviation experts in Ocala,
FL Wednesday night for a discussion and question and answer session
on possible user fees and funding for the federal ATC system.
Event organizer David Keith of Ocala concieved of the
discussion, and he tells ANN that NBAA has been instrumental in
helping put the event together.
The invited panelists include:
- Lisa Piccione, Sr. VP for Gov't. Affairs, NBAA.
- Jerry Walbrun, EAA Staff (Retired)now Current Chapter 812
- Ruth E. Marlin, Former Exec. VP of NATCA, Doctor of Public
Administration and author of "Understanding ATC Funding".
- Bob Showalter, representing the Alliance for Aviation Across
America. Showalter will report on the high cost of flying in
Europe because of the long-time user fee structure in place
The meeting is planned for the Quality Inn Ocala Hotel &
Conference Center from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, Wednesday, August 12th, The
hotel is located at state road 40 at the I-75 Exit. For those
wishing to fly in for the meeting, there will be no landing or ramp
fees, and complimentary transportation will be provided from the
hotel to the meeting.
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