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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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Air Shepherd targets poachers

Air Shepherd is a nonprofit organization created by the Lindbergh Foundation to support the same approach to fighting poachers that proved successful against insurgents and terrorists who plant roadside bombs.

Jan 21, 2015 | comments

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FAA clarifies CFI checkride requirement

AOPA worked with the flight training industry and FAA to quickly resolve a problem that suddenly put many rating applications on hold.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments
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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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