Following the introduction of the Forward Looking Investment in GA, Hangars, and Tarmacs (FLIGHT) Act of 2017 in the Senate and House, AOPA and 27 other aviation industry groups signed letters to the Senate and House sponsors of the legislation speaking out in support. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) introduced the Senate bill (S. 1320) June 8, and Reps. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) and Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) sponsored matching House legislation (H.R. 2879) June 13. All four sponsors are members of the General Aviation Caucus.