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Private Pilots Fight Proposed Tax
on Small Airplanes (Jul 24, 2007)

As home to hundreds of aerospace firms, Oklahoma helps the US stand on the cutting edge of aviation technology. But the countryís air traffic control system hasnít been updated since the 1950s. Congress wants to raise money to modernize the system by imposing new fees and taxes on small airplanes, but some Oklahoma lawmakers arenít so wild about that idea.

Guests include Senators Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Trent Lott (R-MS), pilot and small business owner Richard Shine and Representative Mary Fallin (R-OK) (4 minutes).

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