Tag: Congress

AMA Supports H.R. 6841 – Minorities in Aviation Act

The Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional office of Representative Henry “Hank” Johnson from Georgia’s 4th Congressional District recently reached out asking for AMA’s support of H.R. 6841, the Minorities in Aviation Education Act, which establishes grants to increase the exposure of students who are underrepresented in aviation. AMA believes […]

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Congressman States that Model Aviation Rules Need Recalibrated

On March 9, 2023, the House Aviation Subcommittee hosted a congressional hearing on general aviation issues for the upcoming FAA Reauthorization. Congressman Rudy Yakym, the vice chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee, worked with AMA regarding his question to the panel. Link to video timestamp: https://www.youtube.com/live/zPr00fMZVlY?feature=share&t=2248 We appreciate Congressman Yakym’s […]

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The Domestic Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems National Action Plan

Recently, the Biden administration released the Domestic Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems National Action Plan. This plan seeks to safeguard recreational and commercial UAS use in the national airspace while protecting against nefarious and malicious UAS use by allowing more federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to have enforcement authority over […]

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