Welcome to the July Issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News!

With the summer flying season in full swing, safety should be everyone’s priority. In this issue, we share a letter on safety from FAA Administrator Michael Huerta to all general aviation pilots.

And good news for aircraft management companies: the IRS recently announced it will suspend potential federal Excise tax assessments until clear guidance is developed.

Reminder: Danbury Aviation’s Customer Appreciation Party — July 3 from 6pm-10:30pm!

DA/BAC customers are invited to enjoy BBQ, refreshments, and a front-row fireworks experience! Tommy Tunes will be our guest DJ playing all of your favorite songs before and after the fireworks.

We strongly encourage you to spend the final hour with us at the hangar enjoying coffee, desserts, and dancing while the traffic dissipates.

To gain access to the property for this event, please RSVP by calling Nicole or Anna at (203) 966-5466 to arrange for wristband pickup. Those without wristbands will not be able to enter. Note: A strict limit of 4 wristbands per membership will be monitored.

Finally, to keep up to date on what’s going on with all of the recent issues, make sure you "like" our Facebook page and help your colleagues stay in the know by sharing our posts with your friends.

Safe flying!

Lynda & Santo Silvestro

FAA’s Summer Safety Tips for PilotsFAA’s Summer Safety Tips for Pilots

In an effort to improve safety and reduce accidents during summer’s peak flying season, FAA Administrator, Michael Huerta, sent an open letter to general aviation (GA) pilots reminding them to be ready — really ready — to fly.

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IRS Suspends Potential FET Assessments to Aircraft Management Companies

As a result of talks with the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and other aviation advocacy groups, the IRS announced that it will complete open audits, but suspend any potential assessments until new guidance on the Federal Excise Tax (FET) for aircraft management companies is developed.

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FAA’s Summer Safety Tips for PilotsMore Recent News

Ford Tri-Motor Aircraft at BAC

BAC was excited to get a visit from an exciting, historical aircraft from the 20’s on June 18th & 19th! In case you missed it, the Danbury Patch provides a video: “Ever Hear a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Start Up?” Enjoy!

See BAC’s photos…

Latest News in Federal Tower Funding

Members of a key House funding subcommittee dedicated $140 million of funding aimed at ensuring that 251 contract towers across the country remain open and operational beyond September 30 and throughout the upcoming fiscal year.

Read the AAAE’s release…


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