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Pro Growth

Beyond our leadership on aviation policy, ARSA works to promote a pro-growth agenda, that is, policies that create a better climate for businesses of all sizes. We understand that the aviation industry isn’t working in a vacuum and that the success of your business depends on a favorable economic climate that encourages growth and fosters competition.

Unfortunately, in Washington, connecting the dots between policy and real-world impact can be challenging. However, ARSA has your back! The Association works to protect your business’ ability to operate free from cumbersome taxation and regulation. ARSA works with lawmakers to ensure that labor policies protect employee and employer freedoms and that workplace mandates allow your business to thrive, rather than bogging you down with red tape.

As such, ARSA works both independently and in partnership with like-minded organizations to encourage lawmakers to pursue policies that will make it easier for you to run your business. ARSA participates in several coalitions to oppose legislation that would adversely impact your company and support proposals that will allow your repair station to grow. From removing regulatory hurdles to encouraging programs designed to build the next generation of aviation technicians, ARSA’s efforts on the Hill go beyond aviation and help your company succeed.

The latest ARSA news regarding rulemaking is below; click here for archived content.


ARSA Works: Housing Requirements

On July 26, the Federal Register published the FAA’s intent to issue an interim rule to update the “suitable permanent housing” requirements in part 145 for repair stations with airframe …

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Register Now: Congressional Testimony – The When, Why and How

As the voice of the aviation maintenance industry, ARSA wears a path across Capitol Hill every day. While the association’s legislative team has a deep bench of contacts and long…

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ARSA’s Filler Highlights Need for Risk-Based Oversight at Asia-Pacific Conference

On July 19, regulators and industry stakeholders touched down in Washington D.C. for the FAA’s second annual Asia-Pacific Flight Standards Conference. Marshall Filler, ARSA’s Managing Director and General Counsel, joined…

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On Demand: Contract Maintenance – Functions and Vendors

This session provides information on obtaining approval of maintenance functions and selecting and categorizing maintenance function vendors properly under 14 CFR part 145.
Instructor: Sarah MacLeod
On Demand – Available…

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Secretive FAA Extension Becomes Law

On July 15, the president signed a bill reauthorizing the FAA through Sept. 30, 2017, which included policy riders that target the aviation maintenance industry.
For a comparison of how…

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