The Board of Directors of GAMA has elected James E. Schuster as
its Chairman for 2005. Mr. Schuster is Chairman and CEO of Raytheon
Aircraft Company, located in Wichita, KS. He previously served as
GAMA's Vice Chairman and Chairman of GAMA's Security Issues
One Of The Most Progressive State Av-Org's Soldiers On
John Hunt, president of the Florida Aviation Trades Association
(FATA), has announced the formation of a Political Action
Committee. Membership to the committee is open to not just FATA
members but all those who have an interest and stake in the future
of aviation in Florida.
John Acres' Jasper "Most Powerful Class III Laser Money Can
As the government continues to press its case against a New
Jersey man who's reportedly admitted he shone a powerful handheld
laser on at least two aircraft over the past few weeks, what's
happening with the company that sold it to him?
EAA is working with several of its Ohio Members in an attempt to
repeal what has been termed a grossly unfair increase in the
aircraft registration tax that went into effect in 2004. The 2003
Ohio Legislature established a flat $100 license tax for all
aircraft. That represented a 1600 percent increase for two-place
aircraft, which had been $6.