U.S. House General Aviation Caucus Co-Chairs Sam Graves (R-Mo.) and John Barrow (D-Ga.) recently announced that, for the first time in its history, more than half the House of Representatives had joined the group. The current tally stands at 223 members. The purpose of the House General Aviation Caucus is to inform members and staff about the importance of general aviation to the national economy and transportation system.
"Crossing the 218 mark is a great victory for general aviation," Graves said. "Education is key to our efforts to highlight the everyday concerns of America's pilots, so having the majority of the House participating in the caucus is important. General aviation carries 166 million passengers to around 5,000 communities over 27 million flight hours each year, and more than two-thirds of these flights are for business purposes." More...
For a complete list of the House General Aviation Caucus members, click here.
On Wednesday, Sept. 25, the AEA U.S. East Regional Meeting began three days of training, networking and professional development opportunities for AEA member companies at the Hilton-Fort Lauderdale Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The event began with a regulatory session followed by an update and training session on the AEA's proprietary Safety Management System. The event continues throughout the week with product training and an exhibit hall filled with nearly 30 exhibitors showcasing the latest avionics products and services. More...
The AEA U.S. Central Regional Meeting is less than six weeks away. Don't miss your last chance to attend an AEA Regional Meeting in 2013!
Nov. 7-8 - Kansas City, Mo.
Nov. 6 - Fast Trak Training (additional fee)
The deadline for hotel reservations is Oct. 22.
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"How do I convert a repairman certificate to a mechanic certificate?
"Technically, you cannot convert one certificate to the other. However, you can qualify for a mechanic certificate with the experience gained as a repairman."
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics
The AEA's 2013-14 edition of the Pilot's Guide to Avionics is now available. Click here to request a single copy or case.
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The 2014 Avionics News and AEA's Publication Media Kit is Now Available
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