The board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers
Association (GAMA) has recognized two members of congress who have
been unwavering general aviation (GA) advocates: Senator Byron
Dorgan (D-ND) and Representative Vernon Ehlers (R-MI).
The NBAA welcomed a resolution passed by the U.S. House of
Representatives Wednesday, recognizing the entire general aviation
community, including business aviation, in efforts to provide
relief for the people of Haiti, following the devastating January
12 earthquake that struck the island nation.
Calls On Administrator To Stop Testing On Changes To GA IFR
Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA) has sent a letter to FAA
Administrator Randy Babbitt saying the agency should "immediately
suspend" testing of new GA IFR departure procedures at Santa Monica
Air Shows Honor Aviation Heritage In 100th Anniversary
While many industries may have some trouble pinpointing a single
date that marks the moment they began, that is not the case for the
air show business. In January of 1910, aviation enthusiasts
gathered at the Dominquez Air Meet in southern California.