FAA adopts new compliance philosophy

The FAA continues to move closer to an industry-supported strategy of taking a more risk-based approach to compliance and certification issues for general aviation.

Oct 08, 2015 | comments


Drone action urged

Members of a House panel heard testimony from pilots, the FAA, and other stakeholders Oct. 7 in a hearing focused on drone dangers and benefits.

Oct 08, 2015 | comments


South Carolina floods documented by air

After two feet of rainfall flooded South Carolina, general aviation aircraft documented the disaster and assisted in recovery efforts.

Oct 08, 2015 | comments


Aerobridge seeks pilots, aircraft for disaster relief

Aerobridge is calling on pilots to donate time in their aircraft or to volunteer for ground support in South Carolina after the recent devastating floods.

Oct 06, 2015


Area forecasts to be discontinued during 2016

A government-industry working group that included the AOPA Foundation recommended that the area forecast (FA) be transitioned to more modern digital and graphical forecasts.

Oct 06, 2015 | comments
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AOPA seeks low-cost ADS-B fix

AOPA stands ready to work with the FAA and industry to break down the barriers to meeting the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate.

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Tullahoma Fly-In procedures available

Tullahoma Fly-In procedures available

The final AOPA Fly-In of 2015 kicks off Oct. 10 at Tullahoma Regional Airport in Tennessee. Check out the Pilot Information Packet for a safe arrival at the fly-in.

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