GAMA is applauding passage of the Mica-Petri-Ehlers-Graves
Amendment to H.R. 2200, the Transportation Security Administration
(TSA) Authorization Act. The amendment limits the TSA's
ability to use security directives to circumvent the normal
rulemaking process without consideration of operational impacts or
Megan Daley, a licensed pilot, was taking a friend from
Georgetown to Brownwood Regional Airport for his checkride. But
then the oil pressure in the Piper Tomahawk dropped to zero, the
engine failed, and Daley's training kicked in.
Almost since the first heavier-than-air powered flight, the
flying car has been something of the Holy Grail of aviation. How
many of us have dreamed of pulling our car out of the garage and
having the option of driving to the store or flying to the next
city without changing vehicles?