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AOPA, NBAA file amicus brief in Santa Monica appeal

AOPA and the National Business Aviation Association have jointly filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as part of the ongoing legal battle over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

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Rod Machado releases 'Aviation Learning Center' app

Aviation writer, humorist, and CFI Rod Machado has released a free app that serves as a clearinghouse for his instructional resources.

Jan 23, 2015

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NGPA executive director notes gains, goals

If only one person had been helped, it all would have been worthwhile. But much more than that has been accomplished over the 25-year life of the National Gay Pilots Association, said its executive director.

Jan 23, 2015
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New sleep apnea guidelines

New sleep apnea policy to take effect

A new FAA policy on obstructive sleep apnea that addresses many of the concerns raised by AOPA is set to take effect March 2. The new policy will not disqualify pilots from receiving a medical based solely on BMI.

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Keep the purchase price, mission, and other factors in mind with buying a flying club aircraft.

Buying a flying club aircraft

Looking for an aircraft to start a flying club or add to an existing one? Keep in mind the purchase price, operating cost, and intended use of the aircraft. Here are some tips to help you along the process.

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