At this year’s AOPA Aviation Summit, EAA and AOPA jointly announced they will pursue driver’s license medical privileges for pilots wishing to operate GA airplanes with less than 180 horsepower with only two persons on board in day VFR. Combined with ongoing events in the LSA industry, it seems a “perfect storm” is brewing.
The storm includes: Three years of sluggish sales; the threat of even more reduced sales following the EAA/AOPA announcement; and the FAA’s intensified auditing of companies and the agency’s virtual shutdown of Criquet’s Storch. Continue Reading »
===> Posted on November 1st, 2011 by Dan Johnson. No comments. © GAN 2011.