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Colorado airport designated Emily Warner Field

Advocacy | 2014, 12 18

A Colorado county airport will bear the name of a history-making pilot after local officials voted to honor her pioneering aviation career.

Tax exemptions draw aviation business to Colorado Springs

Advocacy | 2014, 12 02

A Colorado city that once touched off an “exodus” of general aviation aircraft from its airport by taxing aircraft, parts, and related equipment has reversed course.

IFR Fix: Why 'No SID'?

IFR Fix | 2014, 11 21

Your CFII usually follows up route-planning drilling with a review of appropriate regulations, and today’s selection is 14 CFR 91.185, "IFR Operations: Two-way radio communications failure."

Pilots, community transform two Oregon airports

Advocacy | 2014, 11 20

Two general aviation airports located two miles apart in a remote section of northeast Oregon are coming alive, thanks to pilots and area residents.

AOPA: Nez Perce-Clearwater plan should protect airstrips

Advocacy | 2014, 11 20

Revisions to the U.S. Forest Service’s plan for Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in Idaho should allow safety-related improvements to existing airstrips and open the door to creation of new airstrips, AOPA said in comments on the revisions Nov. 12.

Kitsap Aviation Squadron offers 'great people, great airport'

Article | 2014, 11 20

Bremerton National Airport in Bremerton, Washington, is home to the Kitsap Aviation Squadron.

Head of National Gay Pilots Association killed in accident

Article | 2014, 10 30

Steven Moore, executive director of the National Gay Pilots Association, died Oct. 27 when his Mooney crashed after takeoff at Boulder Municipal Airport in Denver.

Spreading Wings event to honor Tucker

Article | 2014, 10 30

Premier aerobatic pilot and GA supporter Sean D. Tucker will be honored at the Spreading Wings Gala at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum in Denver Nov. 15.

Spartan to collaborate on Sun Flyer project

Article | 2014, 10 20

The developer of the solar-electric aircraft Sun Flyer has announced a collaboration with Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology to develop a training system.

Aviation appreciation month proclaimed in Oregon

Article | 2014, 10 16

Oregon’s leading role in a variety of aviation sectors received public acknowledgement Oct. 9 when Gov. John Kitzhaber presented an aviation appreciation proclamation at a statewide meeting of aviation organizations.