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Like the title says, there's a 1973 C172 with a beacon that has been deactivated by the mechanic (it was causing issues in the electrical system). The mechanic states that since the aircraft was built before March 11, 1996 its not required to be functional and that the aircraft can be flown in this condition (during the day) indefinitely (not just to relocate so it can be fixed). 

I have my own opinion on this, but wanted to see what others thought as well. 

My flying club has an experimental aircraft and it's registered in an LLC.  Who is listed as the owner when applying for a LODA to train in the aircraft?  Is it the LLC or does every member of the Flying Club need to get their own LODA for the aircraft?

Ruprecht At AOPA posted new forum topic
Jul '21

With a Wilmington, DE POTUS TFR showing up quite regularly on weekends in the Mid-Atlantic, here is a diagram with a good visual review of how to operate into/out of/through a POTUS TFR.