GAMA Calls For Industry Cooperation To Increase Safety And System Capacity | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Most Recent Daily Airborne

Airborne On ANN

Airborne On YouTube/Hi-Def/Mac Friendly

Monday

Airborne 01.26.15

Airborne 01.26.15

Tuesday

Airborne 01.27.15

Airborne 01.27.15

Wednesday

Airborne 01.28.15

Airborne 01.28.15

Thursday

Airborne 01.29.15

Airborne 01.29.15

Friday

Airborne 01.30.15

Airborne 01.30.15

Tue, Feb 15, 2005

GAMA Calls For Industry Cooperation To Increase Safety And System Capacity

During GAMA's well-attended Annual Industry Review and 2005 Outlook, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) said that continuing to improve the margin of safety for general aviation is its highest priority in 2005, notwithstanding the fact that the number of general aviation fatal accidents reached an all time low in 2004.

Another priority is ensuring the U.S. has the most efficient and up-to-date air transportation system possible, with sufficient capacity to meet the needs of all users. GAMA said it supports the need for the Next Generation Air Transportation System, and believes that developing this system must be fully coordinated with all users and among all government agencies.

Ron Swanda (right), GAMA’s Interim President (and a heck of a tough act to follow...), said, “General aviation has a lot more in common with other air transportation system users than we do differences – safety, capacity, efficiency.” GAMA challenged every segment of aviation to work together and decide upon a fair and equitable way to raise revenue for the FAA’s long and short-term needs.

“Then, when Congress considers the FAA’s authorizing legislation, every segment of aviation can go to Congress with a single message: ‘Over the next 20 years, we need to develop and implement a totally new, advanced air transportation system. The public demands it. Our nation’s economy could lose billions of dollars annually if we fail to act. Here’s how we all agree to fund it.’”

FMI: www.GAMA.aero

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 01.30.15: SpaceShipTwo Test Update, Google Lunar, CAF Hall Of Fame

Also: XL-2 Returns, DJI Disables, Barnstorming On Aero-Community, Prop STC, Elon Musk, Mars-Copter Since its inception, Virgin Galactic has worked with Scaled Composites to build a>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.31.15)

Association of Air Medical Services The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), based in Alexandria, Va., is the only trade association serving the entire air and ground medica>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.31.15): No Gyro Approach

A radar approach/vector provided in case of a malfunctioning gyro-compass or directional gyro.>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (01.31.15)

“I’m grateful to my staff, many supporters, suppliers and the Heriot Watt Research Park team who are here to celebrate our official opening today." Source: Trig Avionic>[...]

ANN FAQ: ANN's News Portal Syndication Program

Get A Customized ANN News Portal For YOUR Website! As we promised, the ever-so-busy software geeks at ANN have been working overtime on a number of cool new tools and toys... and t>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC