sjc logoSan Jose City Council to consider airport development to house Google planes  SAN JOSE — The San Jose City Council on Tuesday is poised to bolster thecity’s cash-strapped airport by approving an $82 million facility forprivate and corporate jets, including the growing fleet owned by Google’sco-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin now parked up at Moffett Field.

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sjc logo(CalPilots Editor’s Note: We posted this article because this happens more often than people realize) – A Federal Aviation Administration audit that accused the city of San Jose of illegally redirecting funds from the Mineta San Jose International Airport languished for years after it was written, the Investigative Unit has learned.

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Maybe a successful company can bail out San Jose and its airport management’s dismal efforts at SJC….. SAN JOSE — In their search for a reliable place to park their growing fleet of jet aircraft, Google (GOOG) co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have boosted the fortunes of San Jose’s struggling international airport, while leaving…

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Members of the General Aviation Community – Those of us who enjoy flying generally hate doing paperwork. Getting us to write a letter is even tougher unless the cause is either so dire that it would impact us all or it hits so close to home that we are compelled to take action.  I accept this as fact, but after over 14 years of being involved in GA issues at San Jose International and seeing the general aviation community heavily impacted by issues such as 18 years of no new city tenants, non-competitive pricing for parking and fuel, and other issues too numerous to mention, the San Jose City Council has crossed a line.

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