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AOPA opposes user fees as reauthorization moves to full House

AOPA is standing firm in its opposition to user fees as FAA reauthorization legislation moves to the full House.

Feb 11, 2016 | comments

Article

Fly for MS returns triumphant

A dead alternator, a nonfunctioning autopilot, and lack of magnetic course information didn’t dampen the spirits or slow the journey for two pilots bringing multiple sclerosis awareness to South and Central America.

Feb 10, 2016

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Mooney introduces new Acclaim, Ovation models

Mooney has upgraded its top-of-the line M20 Acclaim and Ovation models with new features that include a left-side door and keypad flight management system.

Feb 11, 2016 | comments

Article

FAA lifts drone restriction

Model aircraft (including camera-toting drones) can once again operate within the outer ring of the Washington, D.C., Special Flight Rules Area.

Feb 10, 2016 | comments

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Garmin announces all-in-one ADS-B transponders

The Garmin GTX 345 is a 1090ES Mode S transponder that provides ADS-B Out compliance and receives weather and traffic information. The GTX 335 provides ADS-B Out only. An integral WAAS GPS receiver that meets the ADS-B Out requirements is available as an option.

Feb 09, 2016
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FAA funding bill released

FAA funding bill released

A recently announced FAA reauthorization bill calls for third class medical reform, user fees, and a separate organization to manage ATC functions.

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AOPA launches Rusty Pilots Program to help pilots get back in the left seat.

Rusty Pilots Program

Research shows most lapsed pilots would return to the left seat if the path forward didn't seem so daunting. Here's the good news: It isn't.

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