Update on the Current State of the Aviation Industry in Pennsylvania


Senate Aviation Caucus

March 16, 2021 at 11 am – Virtual Participation

11:00 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Senator David G. Argall, Chair, Senate Aviation Caucus

11:05 a.m.

Brief Opening Remarks from the Chair-Designate
Senator Devlin Robinson, Chair-Designate, Senate Aviation Caucus

11:10 a.m.

Aviation Overview

Carl Atkins, President, Aviation Council of Pennsylvania

COVID Impact and Recovery
Economic Impact Study
Hangar Survey

11:20 a.m.

Aviation Funding

Fran Strouse

How the State Funds Aviation
Block Grant
Discretionary Funds

11:30 a.m.

Aviation Development

Vince Gasteb

Airport Land Development Zones

11:40 a.m.

Aviation Future

 John Walker

Unmanned Aerial Systems – Beyond Visual Line of Sight
Urban Air Mobility

11:50 a.m.

Aviation Education

Mark Tomlinson

Airport Owner and Pilot Association Stem Program
Aviation Council of PA Scholarship

12:00 p.m.