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Punta Gorda, FL – The Charlotte County Airport Authority announces the Punta Gorda Airport passenger count for March of this year was 76,917.

Alexander Aviation Insurance is pleased to announce our new office location in Altamonte Springs. We moved in on December 2nd and the additional space has already enabled us to hire additional staffand...

In our ongoing effort to be a watchdog for general aviation in the Florida Legislature, the FABA Leadership Team is preparing for our annual Legislative Day in Tallahassee on January 9th, 2014. We expect a great turnout joining us for this member only event. If you would like more information, please email jenny@faba.aero. Check the January 10th, 2014 issue of the Newswire to get the latest on our trip to the state capital.

Mark Baker of AOPA will present the keynote address at the annual FABA Conference in Orlando, FL, June 9-10, 2014. After only a few short months as AOPA President, Mark has already tackled an aggressive schedule with some complicated issues facing our industry. FABA is thrilled that Mark has committed to join us at our 68th Conference!

Education of the many would have far greater public health impact than regulation of the few," the Civil Aviation Medical Association, which represents FAA aviation medical examiners, said in a recent letter to the FAA, regarding its proposed sleep-apnea policy.

The Florida Legislature has changed their committee meeting dates due to the BCS Bowl game involving FSU and that other team, so we have moved our LEGISLATIVE DAY dates to Wednesday the 8th and Thursday the 9th of January in Tallahassee. We have a limited number of rooms blocked at the Doubletree in TLH and they must be reserved by 12/18!

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has approved a bill that would force the FAA to follow the formal rulemaking process in adopting a controversial new sleep apnea detection initiative, It's the first legislative step to slow down implementation of a policy introduced by Federal Air Surgeon Dr. Fred Tilton in...

Shell Oil announced on Tuesday that it has developed an unleaded 100-octane piston-engine fuel to replace 100LL and hopes to achieve certification of the product within two to three years. Although the company has no hard numbers on pump price, it predicts that its new product will be comparable in price to 100LL.

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