[SBE] FAA Flight Service Stations
Benedict, Raymond C
rcbenedict at cbs.com
Fri Oct 19 10:39:04 EDT 2007
It would be nice if the FCC would put out a notice.
On 10/19/07 9:14 AM, "barryt at broadcast.net" <barryt at broadcast.net> wrote:
> Over the past couple of months it's been in the tech trades, on lists servers,
> and I think, even posted here.
> The word's obviously still not getting out. Please spread the word in your
> chapter meetings and newsletters.
> Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Urban <burban at kut.org>
> Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 07:59:39
> To:sbe member discussion mail list <sbe at sbe.org>
> Subject: Re: [SBE] FAA Flight Service Stations
> Where was this paper released? I never saw anything on it
> On 10/18/07 10:53 PM, "Jerry Paonessa" <jerry_paonessa at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> In case you missed it, there was a paper released October 10, 2007 detailing
>> the conversion of FAA Flight Service Stations to contractor operation.
>> Lockheed-Martin is the contractor.
>> Here's the link to the statement by the USDOT Inspector General:
>> I certainly missed it; if we had not called in a failed top beacon last night
>> we would not have discovered this news. Apparently the news has been out
>> since May 18, 2007 that the San Angelo Flight Service Station would close in
>> June, 2007:
>> Lockheed-Martin won the contract in February, 2005 and it went into effect in
>> October, 2005. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has not been
>> impressed with the contract operation:
>> The take away from all this is that no matter how much we think we read about
>> the broadcast industry and the peripherals that affect our careers, there is
>> no such thing as too much reading.
>> You never know what you might miss.
>> Best regards,
>> Jerry Paonessa
>> Assistant Director of Technology
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