Eleven Advocacy Organizations Urge Dedicated Funding For The Program
With an eye toward the conclusion of the federal government's 2013 fiscal year on Sept. 30, 11 aviation organizations recently signed a joint letter to leaders of the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees, not only thanking them for legislation passed earlier this year to preserve contract air traffic control towers slated for closure, but to also reaffirm the need for continued funding for the facilities in the future.
Pilot, Passenger, One In The Apartment Sustain Non-Life-Threatening Injuries
An airplane reported to be a two-place Cessna impacted an apartment building near Herndon, VA, at about 0030 EDT Friday morning after experiencing electrical problems. The pilot, a passenger, and six people in the third-floor apartment all escaped serious injury, according to Virginia State Police.