Asks Government Leaders To Remove Restrictions To Airport
ACI-NA President Greg Principato has written to President Obama,
Vice President Biden, and the bipartisan congressional leadership,
urging them to remove the federal government’s restrictions
on airport funding, facilitating critical aviation infrastructure
development and job creation.
Follows Probable Cause Report From A Fatal Accident Involving A
While the NTSB's probable cause report from an accident in 2009
cited a New Mexico State Police pilot's decision making as the
primary cause for a fatal accident, the board also had
some harsh words for the culture of the police department which it
says stressed mission execution over safety.
After a four year restoration program undertaken by a team of
AgustaWestland apprentices, the record breaking Westland Lynx
helicopter, which is still the official holder of the helicopter
World Speed Record, was unveiled Friday at AgustaWestland’s
Pilots Heading To AirVenture 2011 Will Be Greeted By A Superb
New “Green” Facility
AirVenture bound pilots who choose to stop at or stage from the
Wautoma, WI (Y50) airport, 33NM due west of Oshkosh, are in for a
big treat this year. The well used, decades old double-wide office
trailer FBO has been replaced with a new world class
“green” terminal building.
US Officials Warn Airlines, But Say Threat Is Not Specific
Airlines in the US are being warned by the Department of
Homeland Security that terrorists may be responding to enhanced
pat-downs and invasive body scans by developing explosive devices
which could be brought through airport checkpoints by carriers
who've had them surgically implanted.
Full-Motion High Fidelity Helo Sim To Help Train Colombian
Construction of a new UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter Flight
Simulator Training Center at the Colombian Air Force Base in Melgar
is well under way and on schedule for completion this year,
according to Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS).
“By removing the federal government from
regulating how local communities and their airports generate
resources for investment in aviation infrastructure, you can do the
right thing for the economy and for our nation.”
Source: ACI-NA President Joe Principato.