This Week's Question
Previous Week's Answers
PREVIOUS RESULTS ***
With gas taxes and possible user fees up for consideration this year,
a lot of people are starting to wonder aloud whether general aviation
aircraft put enough tax dollars into the system to compensate for the
resources they use. Last week, we put the question to AVweb
readers: Does G.A. pay its fair share in taxes?
We expected a pretty negative response to the question, but we
weren't quite prepared for this number: Only 4% of
AVweb readers said No, fuel taxes do not cover G.A.'s impact
on the airspace system!
To see how the other 96% of our readers responded,
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION ***
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association maintains that ATC
services and safety are at risk due to controller staffing issues.
Have you recently noticed increased denial of VFR flight-following
services or fewer accommodations for practice approaches?
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