Re: EASA Vs FAA
- From: mattm <matt123m@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 09:55:59 -0800 (PST)
On Dec 20, 12:33 pm, "BT" <bNOt...@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I should add that it is not a "proposal", it is an updated revision of an
already existing FAA Order.
"Andy" <a.dur...@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
On Dec 19, 10:53 am, glider <gli...@xxxxxxx> wrote:
We Yankees must stay alert.
I heard yesterday that new federal regulations were being proposed
that would restrict/prevent access to federally funded airports by
"off airport" aircraft. What was mention to me was in the context of
trailered light sport but, if true, this could seriously impact
sailplane activities in USA.
Anyone else heard of this proposal and could perhaps provide a URL
where the actual proposal can be read. Is it an extension of the
proposed "through the fence" restrictions?
Andy (golf yankee)
There are two example letters attached to the "through-the-fence"
From the looks of this the FAA is concerned about public airportsbeing
converted to residential airparks, where people live adjacent to the
and can taxi their airplane from their house to the runway. There's a
the word "adjacent" in the whole section. From that standpoint I
how it affects, e.g., someone who keeps their glider at their house 40
away and drag it to the airport when they want to fly (as several
my club do today). The main crux seems to be on "equity" such that
outside the airport have to pay equivalent fees to what the airport