EVENTS JUNE 2016 into Summer 2016

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Friday, June 17, 2016. Harrisburg/New Cumberland, PA - Capital City Airport (CXY). Ford Tri-Motor Tour Stop.

FAA updates rules for hangar use at airports that receive federal funds


June 15- The FAA’s final policy on the non-aeronautical use of airport hangars appears in today’s Federal Register and will take effect on July 1, 2017. The FAA is issuing the policy to clarify how aviation facilities – including hangars can be used on airports that receive federal funds. The final policy strikes a balance between hangar use for aviation and non-aviation purposes.

Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame Announce 2016 Inductees

News Release 16-05, June 20, 2016

Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame Honors 2016 Inductees

General Aviation ADS-B Rebate Program

FAA Offers ADS-B Rebate Starting this Fall, the FAA is offering a mon­etary incentive to help owners of general aviation aircraft equip with the required avionics that comply with the ADS-B Out rule that will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. The agency will offer a $500 rebate to eligible aircraft owners. To be eligible, your aircraft must be a fixed-wing, single-engine piston aircraft that is U.S.-registered and not currently equipped with Version 2 ADS-B Out. Go to www.faa.gov/go/rebate for more information on the program rules.

DUATS name change

DUATS name change

CSC DUATS has changed to CSRA DUATS. Recently CSC split into two companies with the the Federal sector merging with SRA and becoming CSRA. CSRA DUATS remains staffed with the same personnel as CSC DUATS and provides the exact same service. All of your access codes and passwords remain the same as well as all of your aircraft data and flight plans.

Domestic Flight Plans being retired by the FAA

AOPA urges member to ask their house members to support S.571 - Pilot's Bill of Rights 2

AOPA issues call to action on medical reform Asks members to contact elected officials

Passes Congress into the House.

Senator Christopher A. Coons supported this bill. But it does not appear Rep. John Carney is on-board yet.

New Castle Airport (KILG) Runway Safety Action Team Meeting

"New Castle Airport (KILG) Runway Safety Action Team Meeting"
Topic: New Castle Airport (KILG) Runway Safety Action Team Meeting and Airfield Tour
On Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 10:00 Eastern Daylight Time
DuPont Aviation Conference Room
199 North Dupont Highway
Conference Room
New Castle, DE 19720

Select Number: EA1769193

Local company offers bus trips to Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center & NYC's Intrepid

Sun June 5 in Chantilly, Virginia Udvar-Hazy Center
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May/June 2016 Issue of FAA Safety Briefing Now Available

May/June 2016 Issue of FAA Safety Briefing - New Technologies
Notice Number: NOTC6521

AOPA rolls out "Better Than Ever" Flight Planner

The AOPA Flight Planner - Better Than Ever!

Wed, May 4, 2016 8:00 PM EDT
Explore the new features and enhancements in AOPA’s Flight Planner, version 2.3. Learn about:

Transferring your flight plan to your favorite EFB – ForeFlight Mobile, Naviator, Seattle Avionics FlyQ EFB and WingX Pro7.
Submitting feature suggestions and improvement requests with the User Feedback Tool.
The planner’s Range Estimating Tool (time, distance and fuel), Predictive Fuel Warnings, and Fuel Along Route (color-coded fuel prices).
And more.


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