Northwest Mountain Region
Advocacy | 2014, 06 11
Colorado aviation associations are seeking support for an initiative that would let residents showcase their passion for aviation in a new way: a “Support Aviation” license plate.
Article | 2014, 06 10
Keaton Meltvedt-Snow, winner of the AOPA Foundation 2013 Richard Santori Memorial Scholarship, went from barely being able to hover a helicopter to training others how to fly them in less than a year.
Advocacy | 2014, 06 05
Wyoming’s airports make “a notable contribution” to the state’s economy, enhancing residents’ quality of life, according to an economic impact report.
Article | 2014, 06 05
General aviation enhances the lives of Washington state residents, said Gov. Jay Inslee in proclaiming June "General Aviation Appreciation Month."
Advocacy | 2014, 06 04
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has recognized the value of general aviation to his state by declaring June 2014 Colorado General Aviation Appreciation Month, the fourth consecutive year Hickenlooper has designated a month for GA.
Advocacy | 2014, 05 22
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed on May 17 legislation that will require marking of towers less than 200 feet tall.
Article | 2014, 05 20
Volunteer pilots from conservation nonprofit LightHawk have flown more than 100 missions that were “critical in energizing the push” to revitalize a western ecosystem.
Advocacy | 2014, 05 15
The FAA is accepting comments for the U.S. Air Force's Cheyenne Low and High military operations areas after a modification to the southwest corner of the proposed special-use airspace was made.
Advocacy | 2014, 05 13
The Washington Pilots Association donated $1,000 toward AOPA's efforts to pass the third class medical bill.
Article | 2014, 05 07
The fun of an Alaska fly-in awaits those who turn out for the Valdez Fly In and Air Show, scheduled May 9 to 11.