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ARSA is the voice of the aviation maintenance industry on Capitol Hill. In addition to representing your interests in the legislative process, ARSA’s lobbying team has a wealth of knowledge and resources to help you and your employees get personally engaged to influence Congress. The Association’s legislative program is your resource for information about the aviation maintenance industry’s policy priorities and advocacy best practices. ARSA’s robust legislative efforts complement our renowned regulatory expertise.

Our overarching goal is to enact legislation that creates a more favorable economic climate for repair stations and to beat back efforts to unnecessarily drive up repair station costs of doing business or undermine free trade in aviation maintenance services. We work to ensure your company can operate free from congressional micromanagement in an environment that fosters growth. The Association’s legislative team makes sure that lawmakers understand the consequences of their actions on your business.

We advance your interests by:

  • Educating policymakers about the contract maintenance industry’s contributions to flight safety, airline efficiency, and economic growth;
  • Monitoring legislation and alerting our members to new threats;
  • Meeting with lawmakers and congressional staff to explain our industry’s position on key issues;
  • Participating in congressional hearings;
  • Participating in industry coalitions to advance common interests; and
  • Providing information and resource to our members to help them influence the policy process.

Legislative issues

With lawmakers constantly scrutinizing the aviation maintenance industry, staying on top of developments in our nation’s capital is more important than ever. Here you can find information about ARSA’s legislative priorities.

Get involved!

You are the critical element to the industry’s success! ARSA needs your help to get our message to lawmakers. Our legislative action center makes getting involved as easy as clicking a mouse. Visit here for information about how you can help promote the maintenance industry through grassroots action and political participation, including ARSA PAC.

Congressional advocacy

ARSA keeps elected officials informed about the aviation maintenance industry’s policy concerns. Visit here to view ARSA’s congressional advocacy, including committee testimony and correspondence.

Analyze to Advocate

Take advantage of ARSA’s data center for the most-recent economic reports, industry analysis and data. Inform yourself to best tell the story of aviation maintenance.

The latest ARSA legislative program news is below; click here for archived news.

[Updated] MAG Change 5 – FAA, EASA Assist with International Parts Documentation

Update: On Nov. 25, ARSA received a letter from the FAA and EASA, which was sent in official response to the Oct. 7 request by the ARSA-led coalition to address…

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ARSA Introduces Ramco Systems as Preferred Provider

On Nov. 18, ARSA announced the selection of its newest preferred provider: Ramco Systems. Scheduled to coincide with Ramco’s appearance at NBAA 2015, the announcement followed the company’s new cooperation…

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Jet Center MFR’s Hudnall Announced as New ARSA President

ARSA’s board of directors has announced the election of its new president: Gary Hudnall, general manager of Jet Center MFR in Medford, Oregon. The selection was made during the board’s…

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Bonus Depreciation, Sec. 179 Caught Up in Year-End Extenders Drama

The conventional wisdom in the nation’s capital is that lawmakers are still on track to ink a final deal before years’ end to reinstate and possibly extend expired business tax…

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ARSA Online Training Series: Part 145

Join ARSA Executive Director Sarah MacLeod for a three-session training series covering part 145. This holiday season give yourself the gift of useful knowledge: what does the regulation governing repair…

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