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An FAA reauthorization hearing took place this week in Washington D.C., focusing on reforming and streamlining the FAA’s regulatory certification processes. The full House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I), led by Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), also focused on progress the FAA made to streamline processes since the last FAA bill was signed into law. Witnesses included Ray Conner, President and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, The Boeing Company;Aaron Hilkemann, President and CEO, Duncan Aviation;Chris Hart, Acting Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board; Dorenda Baker, Director, Aircraft Certification Service, Federal Aviation Administration; and Dr. Gerald Dillingham, Director of Civil Aviation Issues, Government Accountability Office. Click on each name to view their individual testimonies.


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NASAO is one of the most senior aviation organizations in the United States, predating even the Federal Aviation Administration’s predecessor, the Civil Aeronautics Authority. The states first established NASAO to ensure uniformity of safety measures, to standardize airport regulations and develop a truly national air transportation system responsive to local, state, and regional needs. More
NASAO holds two formal conferences each year – our Annual Convention and Trade Show, typically held in September and a Washington Legislative Conference held in the nation’s Capital during the February/March timeframe. NASAO also has a presence at EAA’s AirVenture, held each year in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in late July. Whether you are looking to attend an interesting, informative and relevant conference or would like to exhibit or sponsor an event, let us know. More
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