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Pentastar President & CEO Elected NATA Chairman

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue WATERFORD, MICH. – Greg Schmidt, President & Chief Executive Officer of Pentastar Aviation, Waterford, Mich., has been elected to serve as Chairman of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Board of Directors. … Continue reading

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NATA Applauds Authorized Extension of FAA… GAMA Does Not!

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 WASHINGTON, DC. – National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks praised House and Senate negotiators July 6, 2016 on their agreement extending the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorization until September … Continue reading

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NATA President Tom Hendricks To Resign

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tom Hendricks, president of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), announced April 4, 2016, his intentions to resign from NATA upon the completion of his employment agreement, which expires at the end of August. “During the past … Continue reading

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NATA Will Not Support “Leap of Faith” FAA Reauthorization Proposal

Washington, DC (February 3, 2016) – The following is a statement by National Air Transportation Association President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks following today’s release by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee of the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act, … Continue reading

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NATA Elects New Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) elected its officers at its annual membership meeting, June, 22, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Andy Priester, President and Chief Executive Officer, Priester Aviation in Wheeling, Illinois, was elected chair … Continue reading

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Town Board Puts Heavy Restrictions On GA

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) was joined by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the National Business Aviation Association in opposing the East Hampton, N.J. town board to restrict aircraft operations at its airport (KHTO), … Continue reading

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GA Industry Urges Transportation Secretary To Take Swift Action On Medical Reform

WASHINGTON , D.C. – In a letter written August 15, 2014, seven influential general aviation organizations urged U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to complete his department’s review of the FAA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on third-class medical … Continue reading

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GA Groups Oppose U.S. Senate Bill That Would Close Missouri’s St. Clair Regional Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), and National Air Transportation Association (NATA) have urged key members of the U.S. Senate to forgo legislation that could close St. Clair … Continue reading

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AOPA & NATA Presidents Address Aviation Business Leaders At Minnesota Aviation Trades Conference

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Mark Baker, President of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), and Tom Hendricks, President of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), were featured speakers at the Minnesota Aviation Trades Conference, March 21, 2014 in Bloomington, Minnesota. The … Continue reading

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Aviation Maintenance Technician Employer Award Nominees Sought

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is seeking nominations for its 2014 Aviation Maintenance Technician Employer Award Program. This award program is designed to recognize companies that employ aviation maintenance technicians (AMT) and encourages and supports AMT training. The award … Continue reading

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