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REGIONAL AIRLINE ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO ENCOURAGE NEXT GENERATION OF AVIATORS

Thursday, July 26, 2018  

REGIONAL AIRLINE ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO ENCOURAGE NEXT GENERATION OF AVIATORS

The Regional Airline Association (RAA) has joined fourteen other aviation stakeholders to support legislation introduced by Senators James Inhofe (R-OK) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) that would help encourage the next generation to pursue a career as a pilot.

The Securing and Revitalizing Aviation Act of 2018 (SARA Act) would encourage the creation and delivery of aviation curriculum to high school students, and advance reforms to address the nation-wide shortage of designated pilot examiners among other provisions.

 

“With the growing demand for air service and the current pilot shortage, the need for more commercial airline pilots is unprecedented,” said Faye Malarkey Black, President of The Regional Airline Association (RAA). “The RAA commends Senators Inhofe and Duckworth  for introducing the SARA Act, which will not only help inspire the next  generation of pilots but will also advance reforms to speed the development of pilots already in the pipeline.”

More information on the SARA Act can be found here.


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