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Wisconsin governor signs aviation liability bill

Wisconsin’s governor has signed a bill adding aviation to an existing recreational-use statute.

Apr 16, 2014

Article

Collier Trophy awarded for carrier-based unmanned system

The National Aeronautic Association has awarded the Collier Trophy for “the first unmanned, autonomous air system operating from an aircraft carrier.”

Apr 15, 2014

Advocacy

Medical reform gains momentum

The movement to exempt thousands of general aviation pilots from the third class medical certification process is gaining momentum in Congress and the aviation community.

Apr 15, 2014 | comments

Article

Google acquiring unmanned aircraft developer Titan Aerospace

Internet giant Google will acquire Titan Aerospace, the New Mexico-based developer of high-altitude unmanned aircraft systems.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments

Article

Reviving Aurora: Friends of wing walker to restore Stearman

Friends of wing walker Jane Wicker want to restore her 450-horsepower Stearman biplane, destroyed in a June 2013 accident that killed Wicker and her pilot.

Apr 16, 2014 | comments
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AOPA opposes ban on 121.5 MHz ELTs.

Don’t ban 121.5 MHz ELTs

Rather than being forced to junk working ELTs, pilots should be free to choose the best technology for their missions.

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Tips for a smoothly operated flying club.

Flying club operations

Who's responsible for aircraft scheduling, maintenance, and record-keeping? Here are tips on topics ranging from aircraft scheduling to club activities that will help your flying club run smoothly.

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