Senate Passes FAA Reauthorization Bill and moves it to the House.


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Flying online reported today that the Senate has passed their version of the FAA reauthorization bill, moving it forward to consideration by the House.

In their article they said:

Lawmakers approved by a vote of 95-3 an amended measure that would fund the FAA through fiscal year 2017.

The Senate bill includes a number of provisions that are being championed by general aviation, including third-class medical reform, and would authorize annual increases in Airport Improvement Program funding, streamline certification for light GA aircraft, support a transition to unleaded aviation fuel, and make it easier to install modern safety equipment in legacy aircraft.

Read the entire Flying article here.