Dr. Ed Schweitzer, president of Pullman, WA-based Schweitzer Engineering Labs, and Dr. Lance Ferguson, a Kentucky-based eye surgeon, have joined the fight against ATC privatization, as two of the more than 100 business leaders who have written to Congress opposing H.R. 2997. “We need to make sure that these [lawmakers] understand that without that ability to fly, these industries are going to wither and die.”
NBAA strongly encourages members of the business aviation community to join in calling for swift passage of an FAA reauthorization bill in the U.S. House of Representatives by lending their names to a digital petition.
The Fairness to Pilots Act, Section 392 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, makes legislative tweaks to the Pilots Bill of Rights, further protecting pilots and other certificate holders as originally intended.