Flightplans - September 2010

Our June meeting was successful. Delaware River and Bay Authority treated us to
an excellent meal. Steve Williams and Ben Clendaniel updated us on DRBA’s airports,
including plans for the future. One option is to move the t-hangars to airport
property across Old Churchmans Road, consolidating airplanes that would require
similar services. Steve Williams reminded us it would not be the first time the hangars
are moved. We are grateful for the time and effort Steve and Ben put into our

Flightplans - June 2010

The DAS Board, after much debate and consideration had agreed to endorse the Delaware
Aviation Advisory Board suggest for bills to help create funding for aviation projects
in Delaware. This resolution is in keeping with the feed-back the board received
from the membership.

Flightplans - March 2010

The proposed Delaware aviation bills have generated a lot of debate amongst the
board members of DAS. To us non-political types, it is surprising that we can
see bills we can completely support and then the next time it passes through our
hands it has turned into something quite different. The two bills, in a nutshell,
are a five cent per gallon tax on jet fuel (agricultural use exempt) and a registration
fee for airplanes registered but not based in Delaware (estimated at 16,500


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