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Aircraft loans now offered to AOPA members in Alaska, Hawaii

Article | 2015, 04 22

AOPA Aviation Finance Co. now offers members in Alaska and Hawaii competitive aircraft loans that were previously difficult to acquire.

Chris Graves

Article | 2015, 04 13

Chris Graves was looking forward to entering “a new world of things to learn,” from the mechanical nature of aircraft to the “etiquette” of flying.

Alaska airspace complex comments sought

Advocacy | 2015, 03 11

AOPA has expressed concerns over aspects of a proposed expansion of the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. Pilots are encouraged to comment by April 10.

Landing fees proposed for Alaska's Deadhorse Airport

Advocacy | 2015, 03 09

The state of Alaska, facing declining revenue from oil and related sources, may begin charging weight-based landing fees at Deadhorse Airport.

Alaska camera network complete

Advocacy | 2015, 03 05

Alaskan aviators now have 221 cameras scattered across the state that can be accessed online, offering a real-time picture of fast-changing conditions during daylight hours.

Aviation in spotlight at Montana conference

Advocacy | 2015, 03 04

More than 500 members of the Montana aviation community turned out to “fly the Big Sky” by attending the thirty-first annual Montana Aviation Conference.

Technology needed to navigate a changing Arctic

Advocacy | 2014, 12 10

General aviation provides vital service to the isolated communities of the Arctic within Alaska, despite a critical lack of supporting infrastructure.

Pilots urged to complete Lake Hood Seaplane Base survey

Advocacy | 2014, 11 17

AOPA is urging pilots who use the Lake Hood Seaplane Base in Anchorage, Alaska, to participate in a master planning survey.

Restoration of weather observer urged for Gulkana, Alaska

Advocacy | 2014, 11 12

AOPA is urging the FAA to restore canceled weather augmentation services at Alaska’s Gulkana Airport.

NASA develops Alaska app

Article | 2014, 10 09

NASA has presented to Alaskan officials the basic ingredients for a satellite-based weather and traffic service for pilots operating in remote areas.