EAA To Speak At FAA Aging Aircraft Public Meeting
January 25, 2006 — EAA's Vice President of Industry and Regulatory Affairs Earl Lawrence will speak at a two-day public meeting on aging aircraft scheduled for March 22-23 in Kansas City, Missouri. The meeting will focus on the continued airworthiness of the nation's general aviation fleet, emphasizing actions that can mitigate the effects of fatigue, corrosion, and deterioration on aging general aviation airplanes.
Participants will share information, resolve questions, and discuss potential solutions regarding the continued airworthiness of older GA airplanes. The current fleet average is approximately 35 years old and will increase to 50 years old by 2020.
Vintage Aircraft Association Executive Director H.G. Frautschy will also share information at the meeting.
Individuals may submit a request to present a statement at the meeting, or if unable to attend, mail a statement to: Marv Nuss, Aerospace Engineer with the FAA Small Airplane Directorate, FAA Central Region, Small Airplane Directorate, Attention: Mr. Marv Nuss, 901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, Missouri 64106, email@example.com.
The public meeting begins at 8 a.m. each day, with registration at 8 a.m. on March 22.