Tag Archives: ATC

House Leadership Declines to Schedule ATC Privatization Bill on House Floor

WASHINGTON (October 9, 2017) – Congressional proponents of ATC privatization continued their efforts last week, taking to the House floor and meeting with general aviation stakeholders in key congressional districts in attempts to garner support for their legislation. While decrying … Continue reading

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GA Oppose ATC Privatization At Oshkosh 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue A Congressional proposal to privatize the air traffic control (ATC) system was the hottest topic at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, with the leaders of four of the largest national aviation organizations holding … Continue reading

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National Trade Groups Say White House’s Air Traffic Control Privatization Budget Bad News For Small & Mid-Size Towns

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 201 Issue WASHINGTON, DC – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen strongly opposes the Trump Administration’s budget released March 16, 2017, which appears to endorse privatizing the nation’s Air Traffic … Continue reading

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X, Y, Z Approaches Part II, ATC Communications & How To Amend A Reroute Clearance On The 430/530

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman In this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I would like to add more insight into one of the topics I covered in the last issue on the puzzle of X, Y, Z approaches. A new … Continue reading

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What Does Roger Really Mean?” FAA Notice Number: NOTC3893

For most of us, we learned to use the word “Roger” early in our aviation career. We learned that it simply means that we heard and understand what the other person said. We were clearly taught that it connotes no … Continue reading

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In A Pinch, Private Airstrip Versus Nothing… Where Would You Prefer To Land?

by Dave Weiman Wouldn’t it be nice if in the event you or your fellow aviator had an in-flight emergency that you could be directed by air traffic control (ATC) to the closest airport, whether paved, grass, private or public? … Continue reading

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White House Wants User Fees

User fees were supposed to be off the table, but the Obama Administration says that it needs the money to help reduce the deficit, despite the federal excise taxes we are already paying through fuel sales. The Obama Administration wants … Continue reading

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