I do not consent to searches

I have attached a link to an interesting article. I cannot vouch for all the information, so I won't copy it here.

The crux of the article is there is a big difference between an FAA ramp inspection and a warrentless search by a non-FAA law enforcement officer.

http://www.generalaviationnews.com/2013/06/i-do-not-consent-to-searches/

June proclaimed General Aviation Month in Delaware by Governor Jack Markel

STATEMENT IN OBSERVANCE OF DELAWARE GENERAL AVIATION MONTH

Whereas, General Aviation and Community Airports play a critical role in the lives of our citizens, as well as in the operation of our businesses and farms; and

Whereas, The State of Delaware has a significant interest in the continued vitality of General Aviation, Aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions, aviation organizations, community airports and airport operators; and

Ground Based Augmentation System Quick Facts

Note from the FAA

Ground Based Augmentation System Quick Facts
Notice Number: NOTC4812

FAA request that EAA pay nearly $500,000 this year to cover controller's costs

Michael Huerta letter to GA Community ; Make Safety # 1

U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
Office of the Administrator
800 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20591

May 23, 2013

A letter to the GA Community:

As summer approaches and the economy improves, I hope each of you has the opportunity to return to the skies as often as possible. But before you do, I ask you to make sure you 're ready - really ready -to fly. •

FAA Safety Briefing May/June 2013 available

The May/June 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on environmental advances in general aviation. Articles explore ways we can "fly green" through new technology and by following environmentally sound practices.

Contract towers will remain open

from AOPA Article:

Takeoff and Landing Hazard Avoidance

"Takeoff and Landing Hazard Avoidance"
Topic: Practical Recommendations to Avoid the Hazards Associated With Takeoff and Landing
On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Location:
Big Sky Aviation / Millville Municipal Airport
103 Leddon Dr

Millville, NJ 08332

Select Number: EA1749649

DC lawmakers pass legislation to FAA flexibility of funding

Multiple news sources reported on Congress's legislation for FAA cost cutting flexibility:

AOPA praised Congress April 26 for passing legislation that would give the FAA the flexibility to make more measured decisions about spending cuts, including staffing and contract towers.
http://www.aopa.org/advocacy/articles/2013/130426aopa-praises-senate-hou...

Up dates - Tower closures postponed - letter from Congress to President Obama oppose user fee

FAA had delayed any tower closures until June 15th.

“This has been a complex process and we need to get this right,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in an April 5 news release. “Safety is our top priority. We will use this additional time to make sure communities and pilots understand the changes at their local airports.”

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