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New Challenges In Picking Up An IFR Clearance Once Airborne

by Michael “Mick” Kaufman In the world of aviation, there are many items, procedures and regulations pilots do not have all of the answers for. Many times the people who should know – the FAA – don’t have the answers, … Continue reading

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Contract Towers To Remain Open

Alexandria, VA, May 10, 2013 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that it will keep open the 149 contract towers the agency slated for closure on June 15th. As a result of a budget impasse between Congress and … Continue reading

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