Jan 6 2012
12:07 pm

Some FAA bureaucrat has grounded the ultralight plane that guides young whooping cranes from Wisconsin to Florida, in the middle of this year's migration. The birds are currently penned in Alabama awaiting an FAA ruling on an issue Operation Migration considered resolved, since an FAA bureaucrat in Milwaukee investigated the same issue last year and told them "no further action would be taken."

Disrupting the migration is inexcusable. Further details and suggested action can be found at the link.

EricLykins's picture

FAA backs off, for now.

FAA backs off, for now.


At the moment, there are still more than 270 unsponsored miles, added to which will be the additional expense as a result of the unanticipated ground time spent in Franklin County, AL.

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