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The biggest challenges are the mechanical and electrical components and systems but with proper maintenance and upgrades most will continue to operate in a safe airworthy condition well into the future.
General Aviation continues to play a vital role in our economy. According to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), the GA industry contributes more than $150 billion to the U.S. economy annually and supports 1.2 million jobs.
Texting during critical phases of flight has put renewed emphasis on the dangers of distraction in the cockpit, particularly from the personal use of electronic devices, such as cellphones, tablets and laptop computers.
The Mission Continues
As many of you know I have accepted the position of AMTSociety's next Executive Director and Business Manager.
As I mentioned in the May 22nd announcement, I am honored and excited to take a leadership role in this premier...