Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association reconfirmed its support of the Wide Area Augmentation System and the Global Positioning System despite doubts about DOT's plan to phase out Loran C and rely solely on WAAS and GPS. AOPA also said the cost of the WAAS program should be shared by other users. Phil Boyer, AOPA president, recently told the House Transportation aviation subcommittee that while AOPA shares Congress's concerns about WAAS cost overruns, the satellite-based system is needed ...

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