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Thu, Jun 22, 2017

General Aviation Groups United In Opposition To ATC Privatization

Six Associations Join Together In Slamming The Proposal

Six leading general aviation associations have come out strongly against a proposal to privatize Air Traffic Control  included in the  21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act.

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Thu, Jun 22, 2017

FAA Issues TSO Authorization To Concorde Battery For 24 Volt GA Batteries

Covers Several Models Of Sealed Lead Acid Batteries

The FAA has issued Technical Standard Order, TSO-C173a, Authorization to Concorde Battery Corporation for the RG24-15, RG24-15M, and RG24-16 13.6 Ah family of sealed lead acid batteries. TSO-C173a authorization confirms that the batteries meet the Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS) set forth by the FAA and Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) in DO-293A.

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Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Students Face Serious Losses After Flight School Closes

American Flight Academy In Connecticut Shuttered Following Two Fatal Accidents

Students who had prepaid tens of thousands of dollars for flight training at American Flight Academy in Connecticut have been left holding an empty bag after the flight school closed following two fatal accidents. And some who came from overseas are having to immediately return to their home countries, as their student visas were cancelled by the flight school.

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Wed, Jun 21, 2017

General Aviation Groups Opposing Air Traffic Control Privatization

Surprisingly; Sam Graves Has Resportedly Offered Support For Reworked Proposal

EAA today joined a consortium of general aviation groups united in opposition to legislation introduced by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania), which includes provisions to turn the nation's air traffic control infrastructure and services to a privatized, non-profit board dominated by commercial aviation interests. The joint statement came from EAA, AOPA, NBAA, NATA, GAMA, and HAI: "As we have previously stated, privatizing ATC is a bad solution in search of a nonexistent problem," said Jack J. Pelton, EAA CEO and Chairman. "The unknown costs, transition, and fallout from this plan would be extremely harmful to general aviation. EAA supports modernization of the American airspace system, and progress is happening with the input of all the system's stakeholders. This new legislation would do nothing to solve any current technology or efficiency issues, while undermining the world's most extensive general aviation system and disrupting the world's largest and

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Wed, Jun 21, 2017

U.S. House, Senate Leaders Prepare FAA Authorization Bills

House Version Spins Off ATC, Senate Version Does Not

Congressional leaders in the U.S. House and Senate on Wednesday began revealing their language for an FAA reauthorization bill, and there was one glaring difference between them. The House bill disconnects Air Traffic Control from the FAA, while the Senate version does not.

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