Northwest Mountain

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Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado

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Talking GA in the Beehive State

Since joining AOPA as our Northwest Mountain Regional manager three years ago, I’ve had many opportunities to visit all seven of the beautiful states I cover.  But by virtue of few aviation issues to address, Utah has not been as frequent a … Continue reading Read More

December 15, 2014

The Magic of First GA Flights

If you’ve been reading our AOPA eBrief messages here in early November, you’ve no doubt seen our informal poll asking pilots if they’ve ever given someone their first flight in a general aviation aircraft.  As did about 96% of other respondents, I too … Continue reading Read More

November 10, 2014

Runway Safety Action Teams- Coming Soon to An Airport Near You!

By now you’ve no doubt seen the video from Barcelona Spain, purporting to show a runway incursion that resulted in a Boeing 767 performing a low altitude go-around.  While the jury is apparently still out on whether that clip shows an … Continue reading Read More

July 15, 2014

GA Support Proclamations Go Local

As pilots and aircraft owners, all of us are acutely aware of the benefits of general aviation, not just to us, but to our local communities, our states and our nation. And as we all know, we do exceedingly well at talking … Continue reading Read More

June 18, 2014

Utah’s Airports- A Strong GA Focus

If you’ve enjoyed the opportunity to hear AOPA CEO Mark Baker speak, you know that he is incredibly passionate about making airports fun and accessible, noting that “all things aviation begin at an airport”.  Last week, I had the opportunity … Continue reading Read More

March 18, 2014

David Ulane, Regional Manager

regional manager
E-mail: david.ulane@aopa.org
All airport related issues should be sent to ASN@aopa.org.

Northwest Mountain region news

Article

Oregon advances private airfield protection

Oregon lawmakers have moved a bill out of committee that would protect private airfield owners from liability.

2015, 05 28

Article

Land-use regs protect airports in Snohomish, Washington

Snohomish County in Washington has revised land-use regulations to improve airport compatibility and protections.

2015, 05 28

Advocacy

Idaho aviators gather for fifth annual expo

General aviation pilots in Idaho gathered in Idaho Falls for the fifth annual Idaho Aviation Expo on May 15 and 16.

2015, 05 27

Article

Garmin sets two open house events

Garmin will offer customers opportunities to learn about its navigational products with seminars and tours of manufacturing facilities in Olathe, Kansas, and Salem, Oregon.

2015, 05 20

Article

Connecting pilots

A Facebook group created by a Seattle pilot to build aviation friendships has grown like gangbusters, expanding to include nearly 2,000 people.

2015, 05 14
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