General aviation groups are worried about the safety ramifications of cuts the Obama administration says will be necessary should the budget penalty known as sequestration take effect March 1, with one leader calling the situation “reckless.” In a Feb. 22 letter to aviation organizations, U.S. Transportation Department Secretary Ray LaHood and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta outlined a series of potential cuts that would come with sequestration, including shuttering 100 control towers ...


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