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Congress considers shielding FAA from shutdowns

The 35-day partial government shutdown affected thousands of federal workers across the United States, but none likely bore the brunt of its impact more than the aviation industry. Seventeen thousand FAA employees were furloughed while more than 14,000 air traffic controllers went without pay. The disruption has led lawmakers to introduce new legislation aimed at ensuring the FAA remains operational in the event of another government shutdown.

Source: aopaCongress considers shielding FAA from shutdowns

You’re invited: Honor aviation’s best at the Bob Hoover Trophy reception

Honor the late R. A. “Bob” Hoover and celebrate those in the aviation industry who are carrying on his legacy during the 2019 AOPA R. A. “Bob” Hoover Trophy Reception at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport’s historic terminal in Washington, D.C., on March 20.

Source: aopaYou’re invited: Honor aviation’s best at the Bob Hoover Trophy reception