We digest GAMA's numbers on the last year in aircraft manufacturing.
Progress towards being able to fly some aircraft without a 3rd class medical certificate.
New policy makes it easier and cheaper to retrofit angle of attack indicators on certificated aircraft.
Kansas Senator Pat Roberts is not happy with the answers he's getting from Customs and Border Protection about unwarranted stops and searches of GA pilots by CBP agents. Tom Haines interviews.
General Aviation Joint Steering Committee meets with FAA Administrator and advocates for more flexibility to install new technology on old airplanes.
Beechcraft sells 11 T6-C turboprop trainers to Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Judge orders mediation on city of Santa Monica suit against the FAA.
FAA asks judge to dismiss lawsuit by city of Santa Monica
National Transportation Safety Board wants better weather information in the cockpit, better forecasting, and better pilot weather education to reduce general aviation accidents.
FAA apologizes for delay on answering petition for a driver's license medical.
AOPA responds to FAA simulator policy
Congress gives FAA a slight increase for 2014. Funding for contract control towers and aviation fuel research. No user fees.
AOPA announces six regional AOPA Fly-Ins for 2014, and the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In at the association's Frederick, MD (FDK) headquaters to mark AOPA's 75th anniversary.
Tom Haines interviews Rep. Todd Rokita of Indiana on a bill that would direct the FAA to allow many pilots to fly using a driver's license for a medical certificate.
Shell Aviation announces an unleaded avgas that could replace 100LL.
One expert says the FAA is wrong on how it wants to determine who might be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea.
China turns control of some airspace over to civilian authority from the military, making it easier for general aviation flights. "China Airborne" author James Fallows explains what it means in this exclusive AOPA Live interview.
AOPA insists FAA withdraw the new sleep apnea policy. The intrusive policy doesn’t improve safety and actually raises costs.
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