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Text of Supporting the goals and ideals of International Learn to Fly Day, and for other purposes.

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House Calendar No. 193

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 1284

[Report No. 111–477]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 21, 2010

(for himself and Mr. Ehlers) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

May 7, 2010

Additional sponsor: Mr. Graves

May 7, 2010

Reported with amendments, referred to the House Calendar, and ordered to be printed

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RESOLUTION

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Learn to Fly Day, and for other purposes.

Whereas, since the birth of flight, aviation has had a tremendous impact on the imagination, innovation, and economy of the United States;

Whereas many of the Nation’s heroes have been pilots, including the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Charles Chuck Yeager, the Nation’s astronauts and military aviators, and the flight crew of U.S. Airways Flight 1549, among others;

Whereas every one of these individuals had to learn to fly before they could achieve their greatness;

Whereas there are currently more than 600,000 pilots and more than 230,000 commercial and general aviation airplanes in the United States;

Whereas flight brings joy, inspiration, and a sense of accomplishment to those who fly for recreation and pleasure;

Whereas flight allows the movement of people and commodities across the Nation and the world quickly and efficiently; and

Whereas the third Saturday in May is an appropriate day to observe National Learn to Fly Day: Now, therefore, be it

Whereas, since the birth of flight, aviation has had a tremendous impact on the imagination, innovation, and economy of the United States;

Whereas many of the Nation’s heroes have been pilots, including the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Charles Chuck Yeager, the Nation’s astronauts and military aviators, and the flight crew of U.S. Airways Flight 1549, among others;

Whereas every one of these individuals had to learn to fly before they could achieve their greatness;

Whereas there are approximately 600,000 pilots and approximately 230,000 commercial and general aviation airplanes in the United States;

Whereas flight brings joy, inspiration, and a sense of accomplishment to those who fly for recreation, pleasure, and work;

Whereas flight allows the movement of people and commodities across the Nation and around the world quickly and efficiently; and

Whereas the third Saturday in May is an appropriate day to observe International Learn to Fly Day: Now, therefore, be it

That

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

supports the goals and ideals of National Learn to Fly Day; and

(2)

recognizes the contributions of flight instructors, flight schools, aviation groups, and industry in promoting and teaching the Nation’s next generation of pilots.

  That the House of Representatives—

(1)

supports the goals and ideals of National Learn to Fly Day; and

(2)

recognizes the contributions of flight instructors, flight schools, aviation groups, and industry in promoting and teaching the Nation’s next generation of pilots.

Amend the title so as to read: Resolution supporting the goals and ideals of International Learn to Fly Day, and for other purposes..

May 7, 2010

Reported with amendments, referred to the House Calendar, and ordered to be printed