Welcome to the March Issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News!
It’s no secret that the General Aviation (GA) industry has been struggling over the past decades since the industry’s height in the early 1980s. But we’re starting to see a silver lining around the clouds, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s (GAMA) 2013/2014 report.
In this issue, we’ll share some highlights of GAMA’s outlook for the industry, and to keep you compliant, we’ll inform you of some of the latest news in FAA regulations.
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Lynda & Santo Silvestro
Is the General Aviation Industry Finally on an Upswing?
Over the past three decades, there’s been a steady decline in the number of U.S. pilots and aircraft production. However, 2013 numbers indicate a positive upswing, according to GAMA’s 2013/2014 industry report. Here’s a look at what’s been causing the decline, and some good news.
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FAA Regulation Update
Responsible pilots and FBOs know the importance of staying aware of the latest FAA updates. To help you stay legal, compliant, and in the know, here are some of the latest FAA regulation updates you should know about.
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In Like a Lion — Out Like a Lamb
March weather can be crazy here in the Northeast. We can go from snow and ice storms to warm breezes and temperatures of spring in no time. If you’re flying this month, it’s important to make sure your aircraft is at peak performance for any flying condition. We offer professional, full-service maintenance, inspections and repairs for your aircraft. Our Line Service Department is available to serve you 7 days a week, from 7:45am to 6:00pm. Service is provided onsite by Master Aviation, Inc., The Aerostar Center of the Northeast and can be contacted at 203-790-5226 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also have Curtiss Aero which is a Cirrus Authorized Service Center that is CAPS certified, and can be contacted at 203-702-7192 or via email at email@example.com.
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