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Pilots share Chino Fly-In excitement on social media

Pilots who attended AOPA's fifth regional fly-in of the year in Chino, California, shared the excitement of the people, airplanes, and educational events via social media. See what they were saying.

Sep 21, 2014 | comments

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Flying with diabetes: How to get your medical

Diabetes is an increasingly common condition that pilots are facing. Diabetes mellitus treated with oral medications or insulin is one of the FAA's 15 specifically disqualifying medical conditions. Dr. Warren Silberman explains how to go through the AME-assisted special issuance process.

Sep 22, 2014

Advocacy

FAA to address barriers to NextGen mandate at industry summit

The FAA announced Sept. 18 that it would host a “call to action summit” to address the barriers and potential challenges associated with equipping tens of thousands of aircraft for ADS-B, a move welcomed by AOPA.

Sep 18, 2014 | comments
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Call to action: Third class medical reform

Call to action: Medical reform

Urge your members of Congress to co-sponsor the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act, which would expand the FAA’s sport pilot standard by not requiring pilots to obtain a third class medical certificate.

Pilot Community

AOPA Homecoming in Frederick, Md., Oct. 4

AOPA Homecoming

On Oct. 4, fly in or drive in to the Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) for the AOPA Homecoming to celebrate the association’s seventy-fifth anniversary

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