Whether you’re looking for the best in comfort food or some friendly competition, the Weekender found fly-ins on SocialFlight with a bit of everything. Pulled pork and bratwurst sandwiches for lunch, burritos for breakfast and live music will be featured at EAA Chapter 484’s Calaveras Air Fair on Saturday in San Andreas, California. Enjoy classic…

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (H.R. 748, Public Law 116-136) (PDF), signed into law by the President on March 27, 2020, includes $10 billion in funds to be awarded as economic relief to eligible U.S. airports affected by the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under this new…

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Your California Pilots Association is charged with the task to advance “public understanding and interest in beneficial use and utilization of aviation in California.” There are many ways we fulfill this duty. Our involvement in an annual event at the Capitol in Sacramento focuses on direct education of our elected officials and their staff regarding…

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The following letter was sent to the FAA on January 14, 2020 by CalPilots and other advocacy groups on behalf of our members. January 14, 2020 Associate Administrator Kirk Shaffer Federal Aviation Administration 800 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20591 TRANSMITTED VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL TO: kirk.shaffer@faa.gov RE: California Airports Express Concern Regarding Revenue Diversion and…

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The following letter was sent to the FAA on January 14, 2020 by CalPilots and other advocacy groups on behalf of our members. January 14, 2020Associate Administrator Kirk Shaffer Federal Aviation Administration800 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20591TRANSMITTED VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL TO:kirk.shaffer@faa.govRE: California Airports Express Concern Regarding Revenue Diversion and Aviation Need in California Dear…

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The FAA is accepting comments on its new policy related to temporary closures of airports for non-aeronautical uses, including closing portions of an airport, e.g. ramps, taxiways, etc. This is relevant to each and every airport, because it includes emergency services drills, or use of a distant ramp for the purposes of motorcycle training, fire…

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