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What’s it like to fly GA with user fees?

Want to see how user fees could affect U.S. general aviation? Just cross the pond. Read and watch these articles from AOPA to see what could happen in the US if the Bush Administration gets …

ATC Training: Winter 2007

I recently had a bad experience within C airspace locally. We have 3 within our area. RDU, GSO and FAY. I was doing touch and goes, was cleared to land by the tower. Had four …

Safety: Winter 2007

There seems to be a lack of common sense lately. Fuel mismanagement and weather are the leading causes of accidents again this past year. People do not get it after all these years of education …

Training: Winter 2007

We have begun again a new private pilot ground school on Tuesday nights. We have 11 people enrolled and it is going smoothly. Last year, Wayne Webster and myself taught four sessions of ground school …

Aircraft: Winter 2007

Well just the other day, N5144L arrived back on the field from the damage occurred in November 05. It has been a long time coming with extensive repairs from a bad landing by a instrument …

Newsletter: Winter 2007

Well a new year has arrived with the weather that accompanies January flights. Wind, some ice and MVFR is here and will be here until mid May. Those low pressure systems that come up from …