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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

Advocacy

Aviation groups oppose bill limiting flight training for veterans

AOPA and six other groups sent a joint letter to House leaders opposing legislation that would make it harder for veterans to pursue aviation careers.

Feb 09, 2016 | comments

Article

Signature selling six FBOs to acquire Landmark

The Department of Justice has approved the sale to Signature Flight Support of Landmark Aviation, if Signature agrees to sell six FBOs at airports where competition might be damaged.

Feb 08, 2016

Advocacy

New resource explains cold-temperature altitude correction

A new online resource helps pilots who fly approaches to cold temperature restricted airports understand the mandatory altitude-correction procedure to use in extremely cold weather.

Feb 08, 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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