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Take Back The Sky – MAAC Reporter

MAAC and the New Jersey Aviation Association have been attempting to make some sense of the ‘presidential’ Temporary Flight Restrictions that have so bedeviled general aviation through the past year. As this is being written, the latest TFR has been announced – running for twelv
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MAAC Call To Action!

Tell your congressman or senator you support common sense reform to mitigate the burden of Presidential TFRs. You support l
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ATC Privatization Update

Dear NBAA Members: The statement below was released today by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-9-PA). From the statement, it appears that as a result of the outstanding work of NBAA's Bo
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MAAC VP Receives Award

At last week's NJAA luncheon, MAAC VP for Legislative Affairs, Bob Checchio, received the Mitchell J. Stoddard Award for preserving and promoting General Aviation in New Jersey. Since 1997, Bob has been our voice in Trenton reaching out to legislators on the plights of small airports
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Soloing the Jenny at 16

Imagine soloing a Curtiss Jenny . . . now imagine you're sixteen and you're soloing for the first time in the Jenny. Wow! Caroline Dougherty did just that and was kind enough to share her story with MAAC. Check out her account of the big day she wrote here from the magaz
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MAAC Works to Head off PTFR Violations

In anticipation of the upcoming Presidential Temporary Flight Restriction (PTFR), MAAC Directors sent letters and posters to roughly 300 airports in NJ, NY, PA, & DE. The letters asked managers to share and post a warning for pilots to remember to check NOTAMs prior to every fligh
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MAAC Bringing Economic Impact of PTFRs to the National Discussion

MAAC Board and members at large were interviewed for this piece describing the detrimental economic impact of PTFRs, especially now that they are in regions repeatedly. Read on for moreinformation:  
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MAAC President Comments on ATC Privatization Plan

Frank Steinberg, interviewed today by NJTV News, speaks on the realities of the President's new plan to privatize ATC. Watch it 
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Presidential TFR in New Jersey June 9-11

This week we'll be under a Presidential TFR centered on Bedminster, NJ. PLEASE read and share. Prepare and Understand the rules before you fly.
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