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Washington governor signs tower bill

Advocacy | 2014, 04 09

Meteorological evaluation towers (METs) are proliferating, and hard to spot. Washington has joined a growing list of states protecting pilots.

Boeing Employee Flying Association has 'CFI of the Year'

Article | 2014, 03 26

The winner of the 2014 FAA’s General Aviation Awards CFI of the Year is Howard Wolvington, a flight instructor for the Boeing Employees Flying Association.

Idaho governor signs airport land-use bill

Advocacy | 2014, 03 17

The governor of Idaho has signed a bill requiring land-use planning agencies to consider airport needs.

Advocacy takes center stage at Montana conference

Advocacy | 2014, 03 06

AOPA staff members updated attendees of the Montana Aviation Conference Feb. 27 through March 1 on the association's involvement in issues that affect pilots.

Members urged to contact Washington state representatives

Advocacy | 2014, 03 06

A bill to move aircraft tax revenues to the state aviation fund needs member support to get through the Washington State House.

AOPA meets with aviation leaders in the Northwest

Advocacy | 2014, 02 27

Growing general aviation and protecting airports were among the hot topics at the Northwest Aviation Conference held outside Seattle Feb. 22 and 23.

AOPA lauds Colorado airports grant program

Advocacy | 2014, 02 25

The Colorado Aeronautical Board awards $19.7 million in airport grants to 47 facilities statewide.

AOPA plans big presence at Northwest Aviation Conference

Advocacy | 2014, 02 19

AOPA President Mark Baker and AOPA representatives will be out in full force at the upcoming Northwest Aviation Conference.

Idaho airport planning bill clears Senate committee

Advocacy | 2014, 02 10

A bill requiring land-use planning agencies to consider airport needs has passed an Idaho Senate committee.

Colorado House considers bill to mark, light METs

Advocacy | 2014, 02 10

A bill in Colorado would require meteorological evaluation towers taller than 50 feet agl to be marked and lit.