Breaking news: Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has introduced a “manager’s amendment” to H.R. 4, a bill meant to provide long-term FAA funding. The amendment would remove the U.S. ATC system from the FAA and allow it to be run by a board where the airlines will have unparalleled control. AOPA urges pilots to contact their member of Congress today. Learn more
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Advanced technology briefing set for Oregon pilotsAdvanced technology briefing set for Oregon pilots

Advanced technology briefing set for Oregon pilots

The first step in realizing the benefits of technology is to understand what it can do for you in the cockpit. Representatives from AOPA and the FAA will discuss the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), and other new and evolving forms of technology. Hosted by the Oregon Pilots Association, the New Aviation Infrastructure Technology: Opportunities for Oregon's Economic Development briefing takes place from 10 a.m. to noon on May 18 at the Columbia Aviation Association Clubhouse at Aurora State Airport in Aurora. If you're interested in attending, RSVP.

May 13, 2005

Topics: ADSB

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