discussion of user-funded independent air traffic control is back

The White House yesterday provided a more detailed look at its budget, with plans to cut $300 million from the FAA’s funding in the short term and to reshape the tax structure to accommodate a user-funded independent air traffic control (ATC) organization in the long term.

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University of Delaware researchers help find WWII airplane

Two missing World War II B-25 bombers documented By Project Recover off Papua New Guinea

Two B-25 bombers associated with American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently documented in the waters off Papua New Guinea by Project Recover — a collaborative team of marine scientists, archaeologists and volunteers who have combined efforts to locate aircraft and associated MIAs from World War II.

webinar: "How NOT to Fall Out of the Sky!"

"How NOT to Fall Out of the Sky!"
Topic: Preventing Loss of Control
On Monday, June 5, 2017 at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time (16:00 PDT, 17:00 MDT, 18:00 CDT, 13:00 HST, 15:00 AKDT, 16:00 Arizona, 23:00 GMT)

Select Number: EA0376274

FAA believes maintaining and improving the knowledge and skills needed for manual flight operations

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SAFO 17007, Manual Flight Operations Proficiency


Light Sport - What Is it and Can I Do it?

"Light Sport - What Is it and Can I Do it?"
Topic: Light Sport Pilot and Aircraft
On Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10:00 Eastern Daylight Time
New Garden Airport Terminal Bldg
1235 Newark Road

Toughkenamon, PA 19374

Select Number: EA1775974

MILLVILLE 2017 WHEELS AND WINGS AIR SHOW has US Navy Blue Angels Jet Team”

Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28 2017

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AOPA's Wings 'n Wheels set for June 10

AOPA is bringing the best airplanes, classic cars, and motorcycles together June 10 at the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland. Marvel at a magnificent array of machines and enjoy food truck specialties, live music, and activities. Enter a drawing for a discovery flight, and vote for the best car, motorcycle, and airplane

Pilot Weather Reports (PIREPs)

Pilot Weather Reports (PIREPs)
Notice Number: NOTC7155

Beware of Basic med restrictions

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Among others:

On a flight where two pilots are present, and the pilot using BasicMed must act as PIC. This applies to a pilot acting as safety pilot or a flight instructor.

BasicMed pilot must fly entirely within the United States. Otherwise the BasicMed pilot must be "authorized" by the other county.

FAAST Blast --GA survey: take NOW & Telephone IFR clearances

FAAST Blast – FAA GA Survey, Clearance Delivery Phone Numbers, Webinar on ACS
Notice Number: NOTC7148

FAAST Blast — Week of May 1, 2017 – May 5, 2017Biweekly FAA Safety Briefing News Update


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