Will government shutdown affect my flight?

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Real Estate Broker Owner with Carousel Realty of Dyer County Tn 248435000

My wife and I like to hop in our plane and fly to Florida for long weekends. I am pretty confident in my flying abilities but wonder if the shutdown that's coming(for sure) will affect air traffic controllers!

Over the last few days some of those controllers have been caught napping on the job. When I am flying I depend on the controllers to keep me out of the way of the big boys or little boys(it doesn't matter).

I know police and firemen remain on the job but what about air traffic controllers? I file my flight plan with Lockheed Martin so that doesn't concern me but the guys behind the radar screens should be considered critical jobs. 

We are headed to Destin,Florida on Saturday in the plane or in the car if the controllers are absent.

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Torgie Madison
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Even if the government goes into shutdown, I suspect that it will have little affect on our day to day lives. I'm still predicting that they come to some kind of solution just in the nick of time!!

April 08, 2011 01:33 PM
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Karl Hess
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I have many, many friends in ATC, and I used to be one myself...services will continue.

April 08, 2011 02:40 PM
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Wallace S. Gibson, CPM
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I like Tchaka's suggestion STARTING with the Commander in Chief....I'm listening to Newt's Valley Forge book on CD.  George Washington funded much his military costs out of his own pocket - from income from Mount Vernon and his other real estate holdings.

April 09, 2011 07:12 AM
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Kevin Robinson
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Here we are debating about whether or not the ATC's will be working or not, and Mike is flying around enjoying the weekend.

April 10, 2011 09:12 AM
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Wallace S. Gibson, CPM
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35+ years ago, BF in Hawaii was an air traffic controller - they put him in the KONA tower on the Big Island of Hawaii so he could SEE the planes coming and going as he had trouble keeping them separated on the BIG SCREEN in BAD weather * YEOW!!!

April 11, 2011 06:52 AM
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