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House Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 0:28:25 to 0:30:45
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Charles W. Dent

0:28:06 to 0:28:29( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: association on the organization's 70th anniversary, and i yield such time as he may consume to the author of the resolution, representative dent. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. dent: thank you for your support of this legislation. on may 15, 2009, the aircraft owners and pilots association,

Charles W. Dent

0:28:25 to 0:30:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles W. Dent

Charles W. Dent

0:28:30 to 0:28:50( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: or aopa, celebrated its 70th anniversary. since its inception on the eve of the second world war, aopa has been the strongest voice for general aviation in the united states. throughout its rich history, aopa has developed and maintained close working relationships for federal governme agencies, including the department of transportation, department of homeland security, the federal

Charles W. Dent

0:28:51 to 0:29:12( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: aviation administration and the transportation security administration. i have been closing with these agencies, aopa has created the most sufficient aviation system in the world. over the last 70 years, aopa has also fostered a dynamic relationship with congress and specifically the members of the committee on transportation and infrastructure on which i serve. the association's first political activity was to urge

Charles W. Dent

0:29:13 to 0:29:33( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: the u.s. senate to pass legislation establishing the civilian pilot training program which allowed thousands of american pilots to gain their certification through federal government support. decades later, aopa remains a key thing in our nation's policy having played the vital role in crafting and passage of this year's f.a.a.

Charles W. Dent

0:29:34 to 0:29:54( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: re-authorization act. today aopa's membership exceeds 400,000, including seven out of every 10 pilots in this nation. i'm confident every member of congress currently has a valuable relationship with the geral aviation pilots flying in their districts. on a personal note, those in my

Charles W. Dent

0:29:55 to 0:30:17( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: area serve on an advisory board prove to be some of the most informed and influential participants. their expertise has truly been a great resource for me as i serve on the transportation and infrastructure subcommittee and the aviation subcommittee. madam speaker, i believe the passage this resolution congratulating aopa on its 70 years of service to our nation is a fitting way to salu the many pilots who help make our

Charles W. Dent

0:30:18 to 0:30:40( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: aviation system the safest and most efficient in the world. and at this time i'd like to encourage everybody to support this legislation, encurning its adoption. at this time iield my time back to congressman petri. mr. petri: at this time, madam speaker, i yield such time as he may consume to my colleague

Charles W. Dent

0:30:41 to 0:30:45( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: from michigan, vern ehlers. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan is recognized.

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