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The Department of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have responded to AOPA with a call from the Freedom of Information Office, promising to explore the delay in responding to AOPA’s letter to acting Customs Commissioner Thomas S. Winkowski. AOPA had demanded answers as to...

In an e-mail blast to aviation users, CBP writes, Good morning, Yesterday we announced changes to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Southern Border Overflight Exemption process.  These changes won’t affect all private aircraft flyers, but for those that utilize a Southern Border Overflight Exemption, the...

Following an impassioned, last-ditch plea by the Circus Arts Foundation, Council voted 4-3 to move forward with a "partial" demolition of the circus arena buildings, sparing selected infrastructure in hopes that the Foundation can accomplish successful fundraising efforts. As the deciding vote, Mayor John Holic commented,...

The bids are in and the clock is still ticking on the fate of the Circus Arena located on the east side of the Venice Municipal Airport. Long considered a dilapidated, uninhabitable eyesore - most recently condemned - the arena is still the center of...

If you're not a subscriber, these memos to Airmen provide important updates on IFR clearances and practice approaches. ================================================================================= Subject: "Orlando Executive Airport Initial IFR Altitude Assignment" - FAASafety.gov FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education Orlando Executive Airport Initial IFR Altitude Assignment Notice Number: NOTC4789   DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION ORLANDO EXECUTIVE...