Southern Region

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Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Caronlina, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida

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PROTECT GA At YOUR POLLING PLACE

AOPA members are well informed and politically active so it is with some trepidation that I write this blog. My apology if it seems a bit too basic but sometimes it’s just too easy to overlook the obvious. With Primary … Continue reading Read More

July 28, 2014

NORTHEAST TENNESSEE EXPANDS AVIATION EDUCATION

Scribblings on a piece of scrap paper and a restaurant napkin late last year were the beginnings of what has become The Northeast Tennessee Aviation Education Initiative. Its’ Founders are Tennessee State Representative Tony Shipley, AOPA member Henry Somers and … Continue reading Read More

July 8, 2014

SOUTH CAROLINA’S GOT IT GOIN’ ON

  I have represented AOPA in South Carolina for 30 years and have never ceased to be amazed at the general aviation energy in the Palmetto State. This past weekend I had the pleasure of enjoying an aviation tradition that … Continue reading Read More

June 12, 2014

PAYING IT FORWARD

My interest in aviation education frequently leads to discussions with my peers about the current world of aviation education from our desire to introduce children at a very young age all the way through to career training in higher education. … Continue reading Read More

April 11, 2014

Bob Minter, AOPA Regional Manager

Bob Minter, Southern Regional Manager
E-mail: bob.minter@aopa.org
All airport related issues should be sent to ASN@aopa.org.

Southern region news

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 'Only localizer minimums authorized'

Some weather, a self-inflicted communications glitch, and the distraction of diverting had forged the error chain.

2014, 10 10 | comments

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Welcome to our world

If more residents of 49 state capitals are thinking about general aviation and appreciating their own GA airports, credit pilots Field Morey and Conrad Teitell.

2014, 10 08 | comments

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A golden opportunity in the Golden Isles

The beautiful Georgia coast promises to be a big draw for AOPA's final fly-in of 2014, taking place Nov. 8 on St. Simons Island.

2014, 10 08

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AOPA recognizes training excellence

A Florida flight school and a Virginia CFI were ranked best in the nation by thousands of students polled online by AOPA.

2014, 10 02

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Super Tucano delivered

The first A-29 Super Tucano was delivered Sept. 25, a tangible victory for Embraer and workers in the new factory in Jacksonville, Florida.

2014, 09 30
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