Includes AIP Money, Waiver Of Local Match Requirement
Lawmakers this week opted to fast track the 1,100-page, $800
billion Economic Stimulus bill, effectively preventing any
meaningful review of the eight-inch-thick document... but Greg
Principato, president of Airports Council International-North
America (ACI-NA), had enough time to notice a number of airport
provisions in the final agreement that met with his approval.
A g-suit is worn by aviators and astronauts who are subject to
high levels of acceleration ('g'). It is designed to prevent a
black-out and g-LOC (g-induced Loss Of Consciousness), due to the
blood pooling in the lower part of the body when under g, thus
depriving the brain of blood.
"We wanted to make our concerns known to Members of
Congress, and they have been very receptive. They understand the
value of business aviation to small companies trying to do more
with less in this challenging economy."
Source: Ed Bolen, President of the National
Business Aviation Association. Bolen recently met with
Congressional lawmakers to discuss the concerns of the general
aviation community over the Transportation Security
Administration's (TSA's) proposed Large Aircraft Security Program