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Santa Monica flight school to close

Santa Monica's largest flight school with 11 aircraft will close its doors for good in one week following an agreement with the city government, which had served an eviction notice.

May 03, 2016

Article

Solar Impulse lands in Phoenix

Solar Impulse co-founder and pilot André Borschberg lifted off from Moffett Federal Airfield before dawn May 2, headed for Phoenix.

May 02, 2016

Advocacy

Industry calls on FAA to issue final Part 23 rule

AOPA and eight other industry groups sent a letter urging the FAA to "work swiftly to implement" Part 23 reform and issue a final rule by the end of 2016. The letter comes on the eve of a two-day FAA public hearing on Part 23 changes in College Park, Georgia.

May 02, 2016

Article

Student creates own company for first job

A Washington, D.C, area student has created his own computerized refueling system to handle paperwork more efficiently, safely, and less expensively, and FBOs are listening.

May 02, 2016

Advocacy

AOPA, CBP building on progress

Following a successful campaign to end unwarranted searches of general aviation aircraft, AOPA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection are looking at other ways to improve the experience of pilots flying cross-border operations.

May 02, 2016
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ADS-B: How to equip?

ADS-B: How to equip?

AOPA offers an online ADS-B Selector Tool to help you find the equipment that works best for your needs and meets the Jan. 1, 2020, FAA ADS-B Out mandate.

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AOPA photo contest

AOPA photo contest

Combine your love of flying and photography in AOPA’s photo contest, sponsored by Faro Aviation. Submit your best photo in one of three categories—aircraft, places, or people—before May 15.