February 2006

Airport Support

Is Your Airport At Risk?

Another in the series of Knowledgebase Articles from CalPilots.

Is your airport safe from development? Do your local government representatives understand its value to the community? Not really sure? Do you believe that ?no news is good news?? Are you sure that a developer isn?t already creating a ‘business relationship’ with your city council? Is that developer paying for reports that the city should be funding? Are developers making promises to fund projects that the city might find tempting regardless of the fact that it should not be accepting this inappropriate private funding?

Airport Support

Is Your Airport At Risk?

Another in the series of Knowledgebase Articles from CalPilots.

Is your airport safe from development? Do your local government representatives understand its value to the community? Not really sure? Do you believe that ?no news is good news?? Are you sure that a developer isn?t already creating a ‘business relationship’ with your city council? Is that developer paying for reports that the city should be funding? Are developers making promises to fund projects that the city might find tempting regardless of the fact that it should not be accepting this inappropriate private funding?

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Bush Plays Politics with GA

General aviation airports are in for a rough time next year if the Bush administration gets its way. “The White House is proposing to cut nearly $1 billion from the Airport Improvement Program in 2007 compared to the amount established by Congress, and almost all of that would come from monies earmarked for GA airports,” said AOPA President Phil Boyer. “Congress must not allow this to happen.”

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Bush Plays Politics with GA

General aviation airports are in for a rough time next year if the Bush administration gets its way. “The White House is proposing to cut nearly $1 billion from the Airport Improvement Program in 2007 compared to the amount established by Congress, and almost all of that would come from monies earmarked for GA airports,” said AOPA President Phil Boyer. “Congress must not allow this to happen.”