Wednesday, November 06, 2013
FAA History Lesson -- November 6, 1998
From the Update to FAA Historical Chronology 1997-2012 (A .pdf file)
"President Clinton dedicated the new Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Highfill, Arkansas. He told the audience his administration was working to make the national aviation system better able to handle the anticipated 50-percent increase in global air travel in the coming seven years. He added that FAA and other agencies were working together “... to convert our air traffic control system to satellite technology, to change the way we inspect older aircraft, and most important over the long run, to combat terrorism with new equipment, new agents, and new methods.""
November 6, 2013