August 13, 2005


To: All SLAC Members

From: Vern Nelson, Web Manager



New Postings to the Website:

  1. Chandler Airport
    June 6, 2005
    Minutes of Chandler Aviation Commission (There was no meeting in July and we had to wait until the August meeting for the approved minutes to be published)


Other Interesting Information:

  1. "pears to me that the powerplant engineers have gotten ahead of the airframe people!!!
    Pylon Mounted Cabins   Courtesy of member Harold Thomas

  2. Privatization of ATC (Air Traffic Control)?
    For privatization: GAO Report (Government Accountability Office)
    Against privatization: AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association)

  3. The transition from public to private operation of the FSS Flight Service Station system continues with high hopes for better service

  4. Satellite Distress Frequencies to end in 2009. 121.5 and 243 MHz

  5. Beyond Flying Cars, To Personal Air Transportation

  6. Close Calls at Logan stir runway plan

  7. Check your oil.  A long but important and complete article of concern for pilots and aircraft owners.

  8. Musings of an old CFI  This is another long but interesting story.

  9. There were three accidents in AZ during the month of July.  No fatalities.