June 3, 2013 – Volume 12 Issue 19
NATA Participates In Industry Letter In Support Of Contract Tower Program
NATA joined several aviation associations in sending a letter to leaders of the Committee on Appropriations of both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate requesting funding for the Contract Tower Program. NATA appreciates the continued support of this important air traffic safety program and looks forward to working with Congress and the administration to ensure its future success. Click here to read the press release.
NATA’s Hendricks To Address Florida Aviation Trades Association Annual Conference Attendees
On June 10, aviation enthusiasts will gather at the Florida Aviation Trades Association (FATA) Annual “ViewPoints” Conference in Naples. NATA President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks will kick off the conference with a keynote address focusing on NATA’s relationships with legislators and government leaders on key general aviation issues at the national and state levels. Click here for more information about FATA’s annual conference.
Annual GA Survey Under Way - NATA Encourages Participation
Every year, the FAA conducts a comprehensive survey on general aviation and Part 135 operations. The survey to collect data from 2012 is now under way, and your participation is encouraged to ensure an accurate assessment of the industry is presented in the survey report. Click here for further information and to participate.
Weekly Regulatory Update
NATA compiles relevant updates from the FAA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Homeland Security each day from the Federal Register. You may view the latest notices, rules and proposed rules in a single source by clicking here.
Air Charter Summit BBQ and Raffle
The second annual Summit BBQ and Raffle Drawing will take place June 18 as part of the 2013 Air Charter Summit. Proceeds from the raffle support the Veterans Airlift Command. NATA Sustaining Members will host the BBQ. To learn more about the Air Charter Summit and the Veterans Airlift Command, click here.
Back to Basics – Commercial Operators Tax Seminar
NATA and Conklin & de Decker will host the Commercial Operators Tax Seminar on August 6 – 7 in Chicago, Illinois. Expert instructors deliver the information and tools necessary to enable aircraft operators to determine where taxes and fees apply and how best to manage tax compliance and the impact on company cash flow. To view the preliminary agenda or to register, click here.
NATA Member Honored by Local Business Alliance
Clay Lacy, an NATA member, is being honored at a gala hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance of San Fernando Valley later this month. Clay Lacy is the Business Honoree, and the event is being hosted at the Clay Lacy Aviation Hangar. To read more about this event and the nomination, click here.