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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

AOPA and Aerial Applicators- Working Together to Improve Low Level Aviation Safety

In late November, I had the privilege of attending my first aviation event focused on agricultural aviation and aerial application, known to fans of the movie “Planes” and most of the public as cropdusting.  While I’ve been around aviation and airports … Continue reading Read More

December 2, 2013

Seaplanes as a Disaster Response Tool? Absolutely!

One of the most enjoyable aspects of my Regional Manager position with AOPA is meeting aviators who are passionate about flying, but also about using general aviation for their community’s wider benefit.  One such group that I’ve recently learned about … Continue reading Read More

November 11, 2013

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

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Where there's smoke

Spot quiz: What is the METAR/TAF code for smoke?

2014, 07 22 | comments

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Washington state aviation resources fight wildfires

Wildfires were burning homes and triggering evacuations in eastern and central Washington state as officials responded with firefighting efforts staged from three state-run airports.

2014, 07 18

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A river runs through it

Spokane, Washington's Felts Field began in 1910, welcomed Charles Lindbergh in 1927, once served as the city’s municipal airport, and is now home to an active general aviation community that is anxious to welcome visitors to AOPA’s fourth 2014 fly-in on Aug. 16.

2014, 07 11

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Engine-out spin

Veteran CFI Rich Stowell paid tribute to Harry Hawker with a power-off spin, creating a video that is part salute, part message to pilots.

2014, 07 09 | comments

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Chief Joseph Flyers offers affordable flight training, aircraft

Oregon’s Chief Joseph Flyers offers members access to affordable flight training and hourly flying.

2014, 07 07
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