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Sept. 12, 2012
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AERO CHARTER, based at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport, promoted BARRETT ANDERSON to director of operations.
AIRCRAFT AND AVIONICS SALES INC., in New Cumberland, Penn., announced it has the capability to repair the complete line of Narco radios.
ASTRONICS CORP. announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, MAX-VIZ INC., received Beechcraft King Air STC for its model 1500 EVS from Agencia Nacional Avia��o Civil, the Brazilian aviation authority.
GERRY BLOCK, president & CEO of SANDEL AVIONICS INC. has been appointed to the GAMA board of directors.



General Aviation: A State-by-State Economic Impact Survey


The Alliance for Aviation Across America launched a wide-scale economic impact survey to outline the benefit of general aviation on businesses, local economies and communities around the nation. AEA Wired will highlight a different state each issue:




Airports: 84

Pilots: 5,348

Aircraft: 2,756

Jobs: 5,953

Econ. Impact: $721 million

Per Capita: $409


Note: There are nearly a million takeoffs and landings each year in Nebraska.



U.S. General Aviation Caucus Update


General Aviation Caucuses were formed in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate in 2009, to inform members and staff about the importance of GA to the nation's economy and transportation system. To date, 186 members of the U.S. Congress have signed on to the General Aviation Caucus. Click below to see if your elected representative is a member. If not, please contact them immediately and ask them to join the GA Caucus to promote the value of the general aviation industry to our nation's economy.




PaulaAeroNews Convention
 AEA President Paula Derks sits down with the Aero-News Network at this year's AEA International Convention & Trade Show.
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U.S. House Small Business Committee to Conduct Hearing on Aviation User Fees
On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee will conduct a hearing titled User Fees in the Aviation Industry: Turbulence Ahead. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. EDT in room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building and will be available online with live audio and video at http://smallbusiness.house.gov/legislation/live.htm. More...
AIN released this year's product support survey results. On a one to 10 scale, AIN readers rated cockpit avionics manufacturers and cabin electronics manufacturers. The cockpit avionics manufacturers ratings were led by Garmin with an overall average rating of 8.3. The cabin electronics manufacturers were led by Aircell with an overall average rating of 8.0. More...
Save the Date June 12
2012 Regionals

When your company registers 2 or more people to attend one of theGot2Get2 AEA Regional Meetings this fall, your company receives a pair of $100 AEA Gift Certificates -- a $200 value!
Sept. 26-28, 2012
Waldorf Astoria Naples
475 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL 34103
Oct. 17-19, 2012
The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport
4545 W. John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75063
Deadline for hotel reservations: Sept. 16, 2012.
Reg Update June 12
Transport Canada Civil Aviation has a number of websites for accessing regulatory and guidance documents. Click here for the principal sites for accessing these documents.
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 

PG2A 12-13 


The AEA's 2012-13 edition of the Pilot's Guide is now available. Click here to request a single copy or case. 
The Connection June 12
AEA Wants to Know: Are You a Pilot?
The AEA knows many of its members are pilots. But, how many? Please take a few seconds to complete the survey.
The AEA Forum is a free resource to help AEA members share news, ideas and information and request technical assistance from industry peers. Topics for discussion include regulatory and certification issues; installation and troubleshooting items; as well as general discussion topics about all things avionics, instruments and AEA-related.
To access the AEA forum, members must login with their web account username and password at http://forum.aea.net.
Static 8_8_12
Oct. 1-5, 2012
A week-long course divided into training modules designed for start-up repair stations as well as mature operations looking to improve their understanding of the regulations, performing internal audits and editing repair stations manuals.


Certified Repair Station Training Days 

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To ensure thorough instruction and dedicated instructor interaction, each class has limited seating. Don't delay: sign up today! 

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