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Memo to Working Group on Improving Air Service to Small Communities: TRY Airlines/Community College Incubators, helps safety, too

U.S. DoT announced the 25 members of the new Working Group on Improving Air Service to Small Communities who will advise Congress on issues related to providing air service to small communities. Here are some thoughts on how to improve service to Small Communities, add pilots and mechanics to the work force, and create aviation entrepreneurs.



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The DoT OIG Dashboard is not a Smart APP

The DoT OIG Dashboard does little more than publicize its audits and investigations, which doesn’t advance the OIG’s mission, and appears to be a more of a monument of self-aggrandizement.




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White House UAS sessionindustry input is good; Secretary Foxx’s call for Congress misses recent accomplishments

The White House held an event about the future growth, safety and regulations of UASs on October 11 with Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, Secretary Foxx, Helen Greiner and Eric Allison. Although there was good feedback, there was no mention that Congress should reconstitute the regulatory regimes which presently balance safety and innovation.