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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Although Administrator Blakey
stated, 'The FAA doesn't support a fee-based system.' The FAA can
not rule out the possibility that a private company can and will
eventually evolve into just that, a fee based service. This system
has had a devastating affect on general aviation pilots in Canada
and Australia. Privatization of any air traffic services in the
United States would mean a slow painful elimination of general
Source: Press release from the National
Association of Air Traffic Specialists, responding to comments made
by FAA Admnistrator Marion Blakey during her speech at this year's