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Pilots flock to South Carolina's Southeast Aviation Expo

AOPA joined the South Carolina Aviation Association at its pilot-focused 2015 Southeast Aviation Expo for some Southern hospitality, education, and entertainment.

2015, 07 02


Swifts flock to Corvette country

Pilots of sleek World War II-era Temco Globe Swift aircraft showed off their flying skills, modifications, and camaraderie at the 2015 Swift annual convention.

2015, 06 22 | comments


Florida business aviators consider GA caucus

Florida is considering establishing a state general aviation caucus and alliance to champion and promote Sunshine State aviators and their businesses.

2015, 06 17


AOPA-backed tax exemption signed into law

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed an AOPA-backed bill to remove a 6 percent sales tax on maintenance performed on general aviation aircraft.

2015, 06 17


South Carolina axes aircraft maintenance tax

South Carolina pilots can soon fly a little farther: An aviation-friendly bill that passed the state House and Senate eliminates sales tax from general aviation aircraft maintenance.

2015, 06 10
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Jared Esselman, Director, State Government Affairs

Southern Region
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