Oshkosh Air Traffic Controllers http://wuwm.com en EAA Will Ante Up for Fly-In Controllers http://wuwm.com/post/eaa-will-ante-fly-controllers <p>Due to federal budget cuts under sequestration, the Experimental Aircraft Association will have to pay for 87 air traffic controllers during this summer's AirVenture Fly-In.</p><p>Ordinarily, the FAA has paid the tab, about $450,000. However, it informed the EAA that the money cannot be spared this year.</p><p>The association will pay, but under protest. Otherwise, organizers say they would have been forced to cancel the event.</p><p>The Fly-In is the largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts, and makes Oshkosh the busiest airport for its seven-day run.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:09:36 +0000 Marge Pitrof 5808 at http://wuwm.com