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GA Services America

I've felt for a while that I've need to write about this.
I wanted to bring up what General Aviation or GA is. Basically it's any part of Aviation that is not Commercial Airlines or Military. So Commercial operations like charter flights, business aviation, the big UPS and Fedx jets that fly out of Sky Harbor as well as the little ups planes that flies in to places like Safford and Payson are all GA. Crop-dusters, ariel firefighters, pilots that fly supplies to people that can't get it any other way, search and rescue workers, the forest service, flight instructors, as well as anyone with there own airplane is GA. 
The problem is that most people think that General Aviation is only, stereotypically, rich people with their own airplane. The problem with this is that the Government now seems to want to tax more of the rich, but GA is not rich. Sure there is rich people that fly for pleaser but going after GA as a whole is wrong way to get money out of those people.
The reason I'm writing this is just to educate about GA and hopeful in the future if you hear anything about GA you won't think its a bunch of millionaires on joy rides after their games of golf. But that is a real asset that serves communities all over America. 
Below are a few videos from the Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association or AOPA and their push to help educate about how General Aviation Services America. For more information you can go to their website:


paula said…
Thanks Trevor, I learned something I didn't know and will do what I can.

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