Congressman: FAA has a basic responsibility to ensure safety at AirVenture


In an open letter, Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wis., writes that the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual AirVenture event held in Oshkosh, Wis., is an important global event for aviation, and the Federal Aviation Administration has a basic responsibility to ensure the participants' safety. He says that the FAA's attempt to charge the EAA for the air traffic controllers needed to hold the event is just another user fee levied on general aviation. Read more here.

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