Issues

  • Continue fight against user fees.

  • Work with FAA on the ASSET program that categorized all but 497 GA airports; help tweak criteria to ensure all categorizations are correct.

  • Monitor impact of sequestration on general aviation.

  • Oppose unfunded mandates, such as costly Safety Management System requirements.

  • Work with FAA on based aircraft definition and reporting requirements.

  • Work with FAA to avoid one-size-fits-all policies for GA airports.

  • Work with FAA to promote bird strike reporting.

  • Work with GA airports to reduce runway incursions.

  • Work with leaders of the GA Congressional Caucus and other Members of Congress on legislative issues related to GA airports.

  • Promote GAAC’s priorities in the next FAA Reauthorization.

  • Monitor TSA’s movement on the Large Aircraft Security Program.

  • Monitor EPA’s move toward unleaded aviation fuel.