A New perspective on an Old Problem – Airports

Jamie Beckett is a CFI and A&P mechanic who stepped into the political arena in an effort to promote and protect GA at his local airport.

We’ve seen it in Santa Monica, Calif., where the city has gone to war with the airport over noise emanating from turbine-powered aircraft. We’ve seen it at Buffalo-Lancaster Regional, where neighbors raised a ruckus to stop the extension of the runway from 3,200 feet to 5,500 feet. And we’ve seen the darkest, more destructive end-game occur in Chicago when Meigs Field was literally bulldozed overnight.
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