EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (January 10, 2017) — Years of effort by EAA and AOPA culminated on Tuesday morning as the FAA announced regulations that will implement the aeromedical reform law passed last July. The regulations will be published Wednesday as a final rule, to take effect May 1, 2017. According to the FAA, no changes have been made to the language in the law.
Just a reminder of how important general aviation is to the economy.
Re-printed from – The Pulse of Aviation from GANews for 06/16/2009
Jun 16, 2009 10:11 am | Tom Norton
Some 50 million jobs and $3.6 trillion of the world’s gross domestic product will depend on aviation by 2026, according to a report from Oxford Economics which provides an in-depth look at the aviation industry’s contribution to global economic development and social prosperity, while considering what that really means for individual countries, regions, towns, families and species. That forecast was contained in the report “Aviation: The Real World Wide Web” posted June 15 on the transportgooru.com Web site.
The 120 page report is offered along with four page summaries in English, French, German and Spanish.
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