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    I am not sure of who was being quoted, but there is not, nor has there ever been a word " irregardless."  It is JUST "regardless."  Additionally, there is no word "thgink" and the word "Gestapo" is supposed to be capitalized, even if they believed in genocide. 

    When we see a disregard for the rules of the English language, then it also suggests that the FAA mig...
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    Your idea sounds much like the process for the DC FRZ.  I suppose the problem would be duplicating the extensive air defense systems network in place around DC, especially since the DC air defenses are expected to be permanent while defenses around that golf resort would be expected to be temporary (at least, no more than 6-1/2 more years, maybe only 2-1/2...
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    Alfred Shiver:
    CONTROLLER INSTRUCTIONS
    ON JUNE 25, 2018 I WAS IN ROUTE TO HICKORY, N.C. I HAD BEEN THERE 2 WEEKS BEFORE. I ANNOUNCED intentions to land. I am now being plagued with filling answers to deviation from instructions. the controller says he announced RIGHT hand traffic but I claim I never heard it.
    If the controller's insruction to make right tr...
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    I have seen articles from time to time about the inconvenience and economic problems caused by airport closures due to Presidential TFRs. This, of course, restricts flying activity but does not seem like a difficult problem to solve. Why not post a TSA agent at the effected airports either temporary or full time. He could make security checks on each pilo...
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    Hi Robert!

    Thanks for your input. The Air Safety Institute is already planning on updating the Mountain Flying and other courses in 2019. Although, it will be in a different format other than Adobe Flash. It will be in text or video (or a combinations of those formats), but it will definitely have up to date safety material. Check back here for updates or it w...
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    CONTROLLER INSTRUCTIONS
    ON JUNE 25, 2018 I WAS IN ROUTE TO HICKORY, N.C. I HAD BEEN THERE 2 WEEKS BEFORE. I ANNOUNCED intentions to land. I am now being plagued with filling answers to deviation from instructions. the controller says he announced RIGHT hand traffic but I claim I never heard it. irregardless I have engaged the AOPA legal problems division t...