NBAA Says ATC Privatization Puts Airlines in Control at a Cost to GA

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen recently reminded House Transportation Committee lawmakers that proposals for privatizing air traffic control (ATC) could allow the nation’s big airlines to obtain sweeping authority over the nation’s aviation system, at a cost to the citizens, businesses and towns that depend on general aviation. “Companies and […]

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GAMA, AEA and AIA Praise Update to Product Certification Guide

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) along with the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) and the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) announced recently the approval of an updated United States (U.S.) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Industry Guide to Product Certification. The last version of the guide was published in 2004. The updated guide will help institutionalize best practices […]

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GAMA Publishes 2017 First Quarter Aircraft Shipment Data

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today released first quarter aircraft shipments showing that both total airplane and rotorcraft shipments increased compared to the same period in 2016, while combined billings declined to a total of $4.1 billion. “The first quarter shows mixed results for our industry, but with several bright spots,” said GAMA President […]

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