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Member help still needed on medical reform

Although Congress is about to break for its August recess, AOPA members should keep calling their elected officials and asking them to co-sponsor the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2), said AOPA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Jim Coon.

Jul 30, 2015

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A landmark delivery

July may well prove to be a seminal month in the development of unmanned aircraft.

Jul 30, 2015

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Jimmie Allen Flying Club Scholarship celebrates flight

Sarah Wilson, the former corporate pilot turned open-cockpit barnstormer, initiated the $5,000 Jimmie Allen Flying Club Scholarship to encourage future pilots who also are looking for something different from their flying. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Aug. 9.

Jul 29, 2015

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Textron acting on 2012 idea for turboprop

First announced by the former Hawker Beechcraft in 2012 as part of a new family of piston and turboprop aircraft, Textron Aviation is planning a 280-knot turboprop.

Jul 28, 2015

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PS Engineering celebrates its 30th birthday

Mark Scheuer was tired of yelling at his wife across the noisy cockpit of their Grumman Yankee, and he thought there had to be a better way of communicating. PS Engineering Inc. was born out of that necessity and is now celebrating its third decade of forging new ground in cockpit communication technology.

Jul 30, 2015
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Call to action: Support Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2

Call to action: Pilot's Bill of Rights 2

AOPA is calling on members to build support for new legislation to reform the third class medical process and provide other protections for GA pilots.

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AOPA tests new ways to open doors to aviation

AOPA tests lower-cost ownership

AOPA is exploring how aircraft ownership may be more affordable than many people believe through the development of "Reimagined Aircraft" that can be co-owned and operated for around $65 an hour, including fuel.

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