An Associated Press article which appeared last month in The
Long Island Press portrayed general aviation airports as having a
"casual atmosphere." In a letter to the editor published Thursday,
NBAA President Ed Bolen said that portrayal of security at GA
airports is "inaccurate."
Neither Pilot Saw The Other Aircraft Prior To The Accident
The NTSB has issued its probable cause report in a mid-air
collision which occurred May 18th, 2009 off the coast of Long
Beach, CA. The board determined that both pilots failed to see and
avoid the other aircraft in order to prevent the collision.
Bill Includes Budget Increases For Three Years, New Staff
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
approved and ordered reported out the reauthorization bill for the
NTSB on Wednesday. The Committee also marked up and approved its
Budget Views and Estimates for Fiscal Year 2011.