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Stuck on top, no gyro in IMC: Top ATC assists

With solid instrument meteorological conditions extending hundreds of miles in every direction, a VFR-only pilot was stuck on top. The controller who helped him was among those honored March 4 with the Archie League Medal of Safety Award.

Mar 04, 2015 | comments

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Harrison Ford injured in aircraft accident

Actor, pilot, and general aviation advocate Harrison Ford was hospitalized March 5 after sustaining injuries in an emergency landing at a California golf course, according to multiple news reports.

Mar 05, 2015

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Air Safety Institute honors controllers who made a difference

AOPA’s Air Safety Institute has awarded Flight Assist Commendations to 10 air traffic controllers who guided general aviation pilots to safe landings despite thunder storms, icing, mountainous terrain, and inoperative instruments and radios.

Mar 04, 2015 | comments

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Aviation groups bring safety, cost concerns to Iowa lawmakers

Eliminating unnecessary cost burdens for flight training providers and assuring obstruction-free land development around airports were among legislative priorities that AOPA raised with Iowa lawmakers.

Mar 04, 2015

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AOPA issues call to action on Pilot's Bill of Rights 2

AOPA is calling on its members to take immediate action to build support for new legislation that would reform the third class medical process and provide other protections for general aviation pilots.

Mar 02, 2015 | comments
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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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