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


Low and slow with James Brown

Two days after a period of rain that drenched the southeast—and made the state of South Carolina a disaster zone—AOPA flew along the swollen, muddy James River from Richmond, Virginia, to the base of the Blue Ridge mountains.

Oct 07, 2015


Plane Dynamix to offer Mattson STCs for Piper PA-28s

Plane Dynamix of Wake Forest, North Carolina, announced its acquisition of the late Art Mattson’s line of FAA supplemental type certificates for Piper Cherokee-family aircraft.

Oct 06, 2015


Delta funds a Skyhawk for Michigan high school

Delta Air Lines Foundation surprised West Michigan Aviation Academy with a donation to fund a 1999 Cessna 172 for the young charter school’s aspiring pilots.

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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