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April 19, 2013

Bridgeport, Stratford Reach Agreement On Sikorsky Memorial Airport

Signing Ends Nearly 20 Years Of Negotiations Between The Cities

Stratford, CT Mayor John A. Harkins and Bridgeport, CT Mayor Bill Finch have signed what is being described as an historic agreement that will reduce the footprint of Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford, correct the frequent flooding on Main Street, and provide many additional positive benefits for the residents of Stratford. The agreement has been already ratified unanimously by the Bridgeport City Council and the Stratford Town Council.

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FAA Issues SAFO For Fuel System Icing Inhibitors

Move Follows NTSB Probable Cause Report From A 2009 Fatal Accident In Montana

The FAA has issued a Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) to advise pilots, operators, and manufacturers of airplanes of the results that can occur if airplane flight manual (AFM) limitations, instructions, or placard information for adding fuel system ice inhibitors (FSII) are not adequately highlighted and closely followed for airplanes that require these additives for safe operation.

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Maine Aircraft Owners Face Confusion Over Excise Taxes

Local Governments Now Collecting Taxes, But Not Sure How Much To Charge

A shift in Maine tax law has aircraft owners in limbo over how much excise tax they will be asked to pay to local governments.

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