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.
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The House of Representatives is considering a vote that would remove air traffic control from the FAA and turn it over to the airlines. Please join us in speaking out against air traffic control privatization.
As a result of complaints of egregious pricing at some FBOs, AOPA is working to ensure that public airports owned by all of us provide fair pricing and access to all aircraft and pilots. Unfair pricing practices and cost-prohibitive airport access can severely affect all aspects of general aviation.