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Putting on a new face: RAA's image-building campaign goes into high gear, establishing Associate Member Council and public relations effort. (Regional Airline Association)

RAA's image-building campaign goes into high gear, establishing Associate Member Council and public relations effort

The Regional Airline Assn.'s 2-day fall conference lived up to its billing as a working session with the first meeting of the Associate Member Council and a presentation by a public relations firm hired to improve the industry's battered image.

The 12-member AMC, formed last August to represent the 330 associate members and provide a resource to RAA on technical and industry issues, started the meeting by electing William Lange, Jetstream Aircraft, chairman, and Allison Engine's A1 Novick and John Wilson, Rockwell Collins Avionics division, vice chairmen. The chairman and vice chairmen, and board members will serve 1-year and 3-year terms, respectively. …

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