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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I have directed the FAA to reopen the comment period
for 90 days...There will be a full public
Source: Department of Transportation Secretary
Norman Mineta, announcing to a packed house at AOPA Expo 2005 that
Washington is listening (at least a little) to the voice of the
general aviation community on the multitude of issues surrounding
the Washington D.C. ADIZ. Mineta announced the comment period on
the ADIZ will be reopened for another 90 days, allowing
aircraft owners to weigh in with the FAA. The
announcement drew cheers from the crowd, as did word a public
meeting -- not to be represented just by Transportation
agencies such as FAA, but also including security agencies -- will
be held on the matter.