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Sen. Pat Roberts interview

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.

 
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Driver's license medical update

2:26 min

The FAA maps out its timeline for rulemaking on a driver's license medical. Don't hold your breath.

CBP stops in national media

1:59 min

The Los Angeles Times shines the spotlight on Customs and Border Protection's unwarranted stops of innocent general aviation pilots.

FAA completes ADS-B network

1:32 min

The FAA announces completion of the ADS-B ground radio network, but AOPA says there's a lot more to do before there are significant benefits for general aviation pilots.

Google drones

0:53 min

Google buys Titan Aerospace, builder of high altitude solar-powered unmanned aerial systems.

Marking towers

1:03 min

AOPA urges states to adopt laws requiring that meteorological evaluation towers by hazard marked so they can be seen by pilots in low-flying aircraft.

GAO wants medical certification improvements

1:08 min

Government Accountability Office says FAA needs to improve its medical certification systems.

FAA urged to adopt drone rules

1:47 min

AOPA and others urge FAA to quickly adopt regulations governing unmanned aerial systems (drones) to protect all airspace users.

Aviation leaders on growing GA

2:24 min

Heads of the aviation associations with ideas on how to grow the pilot population.

Redbird challenge

3:12 min

How precisely can you fly? Redbird launches a challenge that you can complete at many flight schools.

Santa Monica initiative to let voters decide airport future

0:52 min

Santa Monica citizens launch ballot initiative to let the voters, instead of the city council, determine the future of SMO.

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