|A further attempt to explain the purpose
and value of GA activity is being launched with the publication by the GAAC of a new pamphlet entitled "Why
the wide range of GA activity and the essential services provided to the whole of the
populace. It also demonstrates that GA can function in harmony with the environmental
aspirations that are the right of everyone to expect, part of the problem to be overcome
being the objections that some have to the mere sight of a whispering light aircraft or a
glider. As it appears that to some the sight and sound of a commercial jet is far less
offensive than that of a lighter aircraft there is a considerable challenge to meet.
Amongst other things the pamphlet
outlines the scale of GA in the UK and the role it plays in transport, business, emergency
services, aerial work and commercial pilot training.
"Why GA?" will be
distributed widely and you should be able to obtain a copy from your Association. It is
also available from the GAAC office and by download from the GAAC web site.