The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) opened its 2013 AirVenture on July 29, welcoming FAA controllers to help bring in the thousands of aircraft to the week-long event. But the effects of sequestration were apparent without any military flights on the air show schedule, or any forums involving the heads of either the FAA or NTSB. While EAA agreed to sign a contract and pay nearly $450,000 to bring in the controllers to the event, Chairman Jack Pelton says the association is ...

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