White House response to User Fee Petition

Official Office of Management and Budget Response to Take Aviation User Fees off the table
Why We Need Aviation User Fees

By Dana Hyde

Thank you for signing the petition "Take Aviation User Fees Off the Table." We appreciate your participation in the We the People platform on WhiteHouse.gov and your concerns about user fees in a challenging economy.

Senator Carper's reply to my letter

Read the letter

Delaware Aviation Support - General meeting April 3rd TUESDAY

Our own James Kohler has arranged a tour of the duPont Hangar for Delaware Aviation Support members. Contact Kimberley at kimbee@terry.cx to be on the list for entry through the gate.

John Carney's response to my email

John Carney responded to my email about his inappropriate response to letter. Unfortunately, he still doesn't get it.

-(sigh)
Kimberley Shropshire

Senators sign letter opposing user fee

Twenty-Eight Senators Sign Letter To President Obama

The NBAA and GAMA on Monday thanked a group of U.S. senators for reminding President Obama that they oppose the $100-per-flight user fee proposed in the president's fiscal year 2013 federal budget. In a recent letter, 28 senators told the president that bipartisan passage of the comprehensive, multi-year FAA reauthorization bill was "in part because it did not assess new user fees on general aviation (GA)." The letter was circulated by Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Mike Johanns (R-NE), co-chairs of the Senate GA Caucus.

Sussex County Airport Earns $3.7M in State Funding

Members of the Delaware Infrastructure Investment Committee on Thursday approved more than $3.7 million in State funding to extend Sussex County Airport’s main runway and realign a nearby road.

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http://www.wgmd.com/?p=50332

FAA Asks for Public Input on UAS Test Site Selection

FAA Asks for Public Input on UAS Test Site Selection

FAA Safety Briefing March April 2012

Down FAA Safety Briefing
* Pilot-In-Control
* The Envelope, Please!
* Keeping an UPRighT Attitude
* Advanced Preflight

This and Back issue available at:
http://www.faa.gov/news/safety_briefing/

complete FAA Medical Certificate Form 8500-8 online

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195 members of Congress sign letter opposing user fee

Petri on March 1 fired off a letter bearing 195 congressional signatures to President Barack Obama, reminding him that user fees have been proposed by presidents of both parties but were overwhelmingly defeated each time. A user-fee proposal appears in the White House’s 2013 budget package.

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