FAA Releases Arrival, Departure Information For More Than
10,000 Aircraft Expected
The FAA has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2011 Notice to
Airmen (NOTAM), highlighting arrival and departure procedures for
the more than 10,000 aircraft expected at Experimental Aircraft
Association's 59th annual fly-in convention.
The Allied Pilots Association (APA), which represents the 11,000
pilots of American Airlines, said in a statement Friday it supports
the decision by the FAA to institute changes in air traffic
controller staffing and scheduling in an effort to alleviate
Colorado Air Force Units Assisting In Fighting Texas
Two Modular Airborne Firefighting System-equipped C-130 Hercules
aircraft from Air Force Reserve Command's 302nd Airlift Wing at
Peterson Air Force Base, CO, deployed to Texas April 26 to provide
additional aerial support to contain wildland fires that have
plagued Texas for several weeks.