Monthly Archives: February 2016

Message from National EAA

  EAA FIGHT ON ATC PRIVATIZATION MOVES TO FULL HO– USE Your help needed soon on this bad deal for grassroots aviation The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Thursday night narrowly approved HR 4441, the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act of 2016, sending it to the full House. As EAA has maintained

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Student Pilot Certificate rule changes

Student Pilot Certificate — not a note from your doctor any more The FAA published an update to its student pilot certificate application process in the Federal Register 12 JAN 2016 that includes major changes how the certificates are issued. Aviation Medical Examiners will no longer issue a combination medical certificate and student pilot certificate. Student pilot

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January Meeting Hosted by MKAA

Trevis Gardner of Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority talked about the Smoky Mountain Air Show coming to the McGhee Tyson airport in April. We were invited to hear the behind the scene planning required to invite an estimated 160,000 – 200,000 spectators over a two day weekend, featuring the Navy Blue Angles jet aerobatic demonstration team. The show is

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