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*Notice of Rulemaking Hearing*
Administrative Rules (OAR) Relating to Oregon Department of Aviation Implementation of State Agency Coordination Program.
You may provide input by sending written comments to:
     Joy Howard, ODA Business Manager
     3040 25th Street SE
     Salem, OR 97302
Hearing Information:
     February 19, 2015 at 10:00am
     Port of Portland, St. Helens B Conference Room (inside airport terminal)
     7200 NE Airport Way
     Portland, OR 
If you plan to testify at the hearing, please bring a written copy of your comments to submit for the record.  All testimony and written comment received will be made a part of the ruelmaking record.  Written comments received anytime during the comment period carry the same weight as testimony delivered at hearing.
The deadline to comment will be at the close of the hearing on February 19, 2015.  After that date, the Oregon Department of Aviation will consider the comments received and submit the final rules to the Oregon Aviation Board for approval.
If you have questions about the content of the rules, you may contact Joy Howard at Joy.B.Howard@aviation.state.or.us
2014 Oregon Airport Management Association Conference, Eugene, Oregon.
Oregon Department of Aviation's Report to the Oregon Legislature on Unmanned Aerial Systems as Required by House Bill 2710.
Streak Horned Lark Information
Did You Know?
ORS 837.020 requires every pilot operating within Oregon to register with the Oregon Department of Aviation.  By law, registration must take place within 60 days of issuance of any “appropriate effective federal certificate, permit, rating or license relating to competency as a pilot” – with the exception of student pilots, who must register prior to their first solo flight.
Oregon Department of Aviation has created a new Pilot Registration Form for pilots flying in Oregon.
Office Closures – Throughout the year ODA’s office in Salem may be closed for holidays and other special events. Below is a list of days the Department of Aviation office will be closed in 2015:
February 16, 2015 - Presidents' Day
May 25, 2015 - Memorial Day
July 3, 2015 - Fourth of July
September 7, 2015 - Labor Day
November 11, 2015 - Veterans Day
November 26, 2015 - Thanksgiving
December 25, 2015 - Christmas


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