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ATC Privatization = Airline Power Grab

For millions of Americans, the upcoming holidays mean flying home, often to a small town served by a small airport. While Americans make their holiday plans, what they may not know is that the big airlines are demanding Congress pass a bill that would likely threaten needed upgrades at airports in small towns and communities across the country. Read the full article here: ATC Power Grab.

 

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FAA Compliance Philosophy

FAA Compliance Philosophy Two Year Follow-Up

Since the Compliance Philosophy was implemented, AOPA's Legal Services Plan attorneys have received over 1,000 enforcement-related calls from Pilot Protection Services (PPS) plan participants. Two of those attorneys, Jared Allen and Chad Mayer, have invited the FAA's Compliance Philosophy Focus Team lead Jeff Smith to discuss how the FAA has been applying the new Compliance Philosophy in many of those cases.

Watch the webinar at: FAA Compliance Philosophy Webinar

 

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2018 Calendar - Preliminary

2018 events:

Feb / Mar  Mojo Jet Blast - Mojave, CA

Mar 2-4 Jet Blast - Invite only - Fairhope, AL

Apr 13-15 Titusville Jet Blast - Titusville, CA

Apr 10-15 Sun n Fun - Lakeland, FL

Apr 26-29 ARS / Red Jet Blast - Porterville, CA

May ?? Midwest Warbird Fly-In - Rockford, IL

June ?? Reno FAST / RJI Clinic - Reno, NV

July 19-21Sheboygan Jet BlastSheboygan, WI

July 22-29 EAA Air Venture - Oshkosh, WI

August ?? WHAM Jet Blast - Pontiac, MI

Oct ?? St George Jet Blast - St. George, UT

Events to be scheduled:

Wendover Jet Blast - Wendover, UT
Patriots Jet Blast - Byron, CA

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CJAA Annual Meeting

SAVE THE DATE

The 2018 Annual Meeting of the Classic Jet Aircraft Association will be held in Houston, Texas February 14th and 15th in conjunction with the National Warbird Operators Conference.

The event will begin with an evening reception on Wednesday, February 14thThursday morning will begin with a tour of a very special Houston location. Details to be announced soon. CJAA General Membership meeting and Board member election will take place in the afternoon. Thursday night is a joint reception with NWOC followed by the full NWOC schedule beginning on Friday. There will be some special Classic Jet specific meetings and sessions at NWOC to make the entire event very valuable to classic jet operators. For more details on NWOC, click here.

  

Stand by for more details. Registration will open soon.

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Orlando Festival of Speed

CAUTION: If you plan to attend the Festival of Speed in Orlando starting on December 3rd, you need to check your Operating Limitations! The Orlando Airport is in Class B airspace and some Classic Jets are prohibited from airports inside Class B airspace.

Operating Limitations for Experimental Exhibition Aircraft often contain language such as the following:

Operation is restricted to airports that are within airspace class C, D, E, or G, except in the case of a declared emergency or authorized operations under an airshow waiver. (32) 

The Festival of Speed at Orlando is NOT operating under an airshow waiver.

If the Operating Limitations for your Classic Jet contains this or similar language, you may be prohibited from flying into the Orlando Airport.

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Oshkosh 2017 Video

Stream or download the official EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 video featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, B-29s Doc and FIFI, Bomber Day, a salute to Apollo, many night activities including the new Twilight Flight Fest, the world's greatest air show, and much more. Available now at: www.EAA.org/digitalav17

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