By: Paul Lowe
ATC, Regulations, Airports
President Obama announced in
While much of the President’s proposal focuses on surface transportation – including high-speed rail – he promised “robust” investment in ATC modernization. Obama said the plan will “restore 150 miles of runways” and “advance a next-generation air traffic control system to reduce travel time and delays for American travelers.
A White House fact sheet apparently made no mention of general aviation. AOPA immediately urged both Congress and the Administration to “remember that general aviation is an integral part of the national transportation system, and that the key to the success of NextGen is a commitment by the government to invest in new technologies for all users.”
Source: AVIATION INTERNATIONAL NEWS