October 2011

Editorials

Stop apologizing for GA

Harrison Ford appeared before the Senate General Aviation Caucus Oct. 18 to discuss GA. From the AOPA.org story on the session, “Caucus co-chairs Sens. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) kicked off the session explaining that GA isn’t a luxury and, in some cases, is often a necessity. The lack of understanding of the role GA plays in the United States has placed it in jeopardy, they said.”

Editorials

Stop apologizing for GA

Harrison Ford appeared before the Senate General Aviation Caucus Oct. 18 to discuss GA. From the AOPA.org story on the session, “Caucus co-chairs Sens. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) kicked off the session explaining that GA isn’t a luxury and, in some cases, is often a necessity. The lack of understanding of the role GA plays in the United States has placed it in jeopardy, they said.”

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Nevada County Airport Land Use Commission Does its Job

CalPilots Editor: Many municipalities, and especially developers, do not want to see Airport Land Use (Development) Plans updated. It tends to interfere with their profits and inappropriate development plans of the land surrounding airports. This commission is basing its decision on the California Division of Aeronautics written guidance –  see at the end of the following article.