NATA Statement on the Confirmation of Christopher Hart to Chair NTSB
Washington, DC, March 12, 2015 – The following is a statement by National Air Transportation Association President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks regarding the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of the Honorable Christopher Hart to serve as Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board:
“NATA commends today’s action by the Senate to confirm Christopher Hart as Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. As a general aviation pilot, Chairman Hart’s training and personal experience will be critical to advancing aviation safety initiatives such as supporting pilot professionalism in training, promoting proactive safety information reporting programs and ensuring that automation continues to improve safety. Chairman Hart addressed our members on these issues late last year and we look forward to continuing these conversations and working with him in the future.”
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