General Aviation

Posted by: tayla 8/4/2009 11:48 PM

All non-commercial and non-military flights fall under the designation of 'General Aviation'(GA). That includes everything from angel flights to skydiving trips and package delivery to family trips. And it's big business - General Aviation contributes an estimated $150 Billion to the economy annually. Today we'll talk with a civilian pilot who takes to the air in Hampton Roads and a representative from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), which has recently launched a grass roots campaign 'GA Serves America' to educate the public about the role that GA plays in our communities and economy.

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