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New medical insurance policy targets career risk for pilots

AOPA has crafted a new insurance policy that takes the risk of losing your medical certificate out of a flying career.

Feb 26, 2015

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AOPA focuses on reform at congressional roundtable

The FAA needs to reform its regulatory and certification processes, including changing the third class medical, AOPA told a House Aviation Subcommittee roundtable.

Feb 25, 2015 | comments

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Filmmakers moving forward on Burt Rutan documentary

A career spent “democratizing flight” is entering the realm of documentary movie-making as two filmmakers launch a project to tell Burt Rutan’s story.

Feb 24, 2015

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Bills would lower tax on auto fuel used in aircraft

Legislation introduced in both houses of the Minnesota Legislature would tax automobile fuel used in approved aircraft at the same rate as aviation fuel.

Feb 24, 2015

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Learning about aviation, animal rescue at Paws and Planes Day

Children from the Frederick, Maryland, area got a chance to climb into an airplane, fly a simulator, and meet a flying dog during Paws and Planes Day.

Feb 23, 2015
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Groups file brief in Santa Monica suit

AOPA and NBAA have jointly filed an amicus brief as part of the ongoing legal battle over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

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