RealClear Politics: Flying Is a Freedom We Should Not Take for Granted

Former astronauts Capt. James Lovell (U.S. Navy, Retired), Capt. Robert “Hoot” Gibson (U.S. Navy, Retired), Capt. Kenneth Cockrell (U.S. Navy, Retired), and Lt. General Thomas Stafford (U.S. Air Force, Retired) recently wrote an op-ed explaining why privatizing air...
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Former Thunderbird and Blue Angel pilots urge you to help STOP ATC Privatization

Six former team commanders of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Navy Blue Angels are forcefully opposing legislation that would privatize U.S. air traffic control services. In a 100-second video produced by the International Council of Air Shows, Greg McWherter...
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Conservative group asks Shuster to pull FAA bill

SOURCE: http://conservative.org/hr2997/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Jackie Anderson or Ian Walters (202) 347-9388 Alexandria, VA – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) has evaluated H.R. 2997 – The Century AIRR Act to determine...
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Astronauts Oppose H.R. 2997

Jim Lovell, Robert “Hoot” Gibson, Kenneth Cockrell and Thomas Stafford are retired NASA astronauts, whose collective experience includes serving as Commander of Apollo 13 mission, Commander of Apollo 10 in May 1969, piloting the first Space Shuttle mission to dock...
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Myths Vs Facts

THE BAIT AND SWITCH Air Traffic Control “Reform” and the General Aviation Community For more than 20 years, several big airlines have sought to seize control of our nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system so they can effectively determine where and when general...
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The Hill: Big airlines running air traffic control — what could go wrong?

The issue of air traffic control privatization is not a new one; for the past 25 years airlines have been slowly encroaching on the general aviation community. What was the airlines goal? Control of the airspace. The privatization issue is again come to light – Rep....
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The Hill: Captain ‘Sully’ jumps into fight over air traffic control

Privatization of air traffic control seems to be the hot button issue for aviation fans across the nation. However, everyone should be listening – privatization is just another guise for the airlines to take control of the nation’s airspace. The airspace is a public...
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RealClear Politics: Flying Is a Freedom We Should Not Take for Granted

Former astronauts Capt. James Lovell (U.S. Navy, Retired), Capt. Robert “Hoot” Gibson (U.S. Navy, Retired), Capt. Kenneth Cockrell (U.S. Navy, Retired), and Lt. General Thomas Stafford (U.S. Air Force, Retired) recently wrote an op-ed explaining why privatizing air...
Read More

Former Thunderbird and Blue Angel pilots urge you to help STOP ATC Privatization

Six former team commanders of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Navy Blue Angels are forcefully opposing legislation that would privatize U.S. air traffic control services. In a 100-second video produced by the International Council of Air Shows, Greg McWherter...
Read More

Conservative group asks Shuster to pull FAA bill

SOURCE: http://conservative.org/hr2997/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Jackie Anderson or Ian Walters (202) 347-9388 Alexandria, VA – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) has evaluated H.R. 2997 – The Century AIRR Act to determine...
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Astronauts Oppose H.R. 2997

Jim Lovell, Robert “Hoot” Gibson, Kenneth Cockrell and Thomas Stafford are retired NASA astronauts, whose collective experience includes serving as Commander of Apollo 13 mission, Commander of Apollo 10 in May 1969, piloting the first Space Shuttle mission to dock...
Read More

Myths Vs Facts

THE BAIT AND SWITCH Air Traffic Control “Reform” and the General Aviation Community For more than 20 years, several big airlines have sought to seize control of our nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system so they can effectively determine where and when general...
Read More

The Hill: Big airlines running air traffic control — what could go wrong?

The issue of air traffic control privatization is not a new one; for the past 25 years airlines have been slowly encroaching on the general aviation community. What was the airlines goal? Control of the airspace. The privatization issue is again come to light – Rep....
Read More

The Hill: Captain ‘Sully’ jumps into fight over air traffic control

Privatization of air traffic control seems to be the hot button issue for aviation fans across the nation. However, everyone should be listening – privatization is just another guise for the airlines to take control of the nation’s airspace. The airspace is a public...
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SAY NO TO PRIVATIZED ATC

H.R. 2997, the 21st Century AIRR Act, seeks to privatize the air traffic control system and reduce general aviation access to airports and airspace. Based on every metric, the U.S. has the largest, most diverse, most complex and safest airspace system in the world. All stakeholders have fair and equitable access to our airspace, which is not the case in certain countries with privatized ATC systems.