The NBAA and the AEA welcomed passage Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives of the Small Aircraft Revitalization Act of 2013, clearing the way for President Barack Obama to sign the landmark overhaul of Part 23 certification guidelines into law.
Says Facility Will Harm U.S. Airline Jobs, Give Unfair Aid To Heavily State-Backed Foreign Airline
The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) is calling on members of Congress to support bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday that opposes the Administration’s plan to open a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Aircraft Announced In 2008 Has Set 30 City-Pair Speed Records
Gulfstream marked the one-year anniversary of the first customer delivery of the mid-sized Gulfstream G280 Thursday. To date, approximately 20 G280s have entered service. “This is a significant milestone in the history of the G280 and of our company,” said Larry Flynn, president, Gulfstream.
Compound Annual Growth Rate Of Just Over Three Percent Forecast Over Next 10 Years
A new report published by Strategic Defense Intelligence (SDI) indicates that the world helicopter market will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 3.08 percent over the next 10 years. The growth will be largely in the oil and gas exploration market, as well as increasing demand for light helicopter markets in Asia and Latin America.
IAM Workers In Kansas Largely Voted Against The Recent Contract Offer From Boeing
Among the IAM members who rejected the latest contract offer from Boeing were 230 Boeing Wichita hourly employees who work in a plant slated for closure by Boeing next year, some of whom will likely be moving to the Puget Sound region at some point in the future.
"This bill gives general aviation a much-needed boost and will help those products be more efficiently certified for general aviation installations." Source: AEA president and CEO Paula Derks, reacting to U.S. House passage of the Small Aircraft Revitalization Act.