Tag: user fees

Highway at night

User Fees for All

User fees for general aviation have been proposed — and rejected — over and over again for nearly two decades. Today something new is in the works: the Federal government has decided to start with the highways instead. It makes me a bit nervous, and I can’t help but wonder whether GA will be able to make the case against those fees after the “freeway” moniker has been fully transformed into a sad anachronism. Read more →

We Pay, They Don’t

When any President travels, it causes major heartburn for aviation businesses in his path. But when the government literally takes over an FBO, is it asking too much for Uncle Sam to pay even a fraction of the normal fees any one of us would be charged at that same facility? Apparently so. Read more →

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