Aeronautics Competitiveness Act of 2007 - Authorizes appropriations for FY2009-FY2011 for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for Science, Aeronautics, and Exploration for aeronautics research.
Establishes an advisory committee on priorities in aeronautics research.
Requires the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop particular aeronautics technologies, including for the Next Generation Air Transportation System, to a demonstration ready level.
Sets the maximum number of NASA aeronautics scholarships at no more than seven at any one time. Requires the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish a program to provide fellowships for graduate students in research in aviation or aeronautics.
Requires the Secretary of the Department of Defense (DOD) to prescribe regulations governing DOD's payment of contractors' costs for education and professional development of their aeronautics workforce.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 10/31/2007: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
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