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AOPA AND NBAA FILE AMICUS BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF SANTA MONICA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

News release | 2014, 02 10

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today jointly filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles in support of a Federal Aviation Administration motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit over the future of Santa Monica, Calif., Municipal Airport.

NTSB INCLUDES AVIATION WEATHER AND HELICOPTER OPERATIONS ON 'MOST WANTED' LIST OF SAFETY ISSUES

News release | 2014, 01 16

The National Transportation Safety Board’s 2014 “Most Wanted” list of transportation safety concerns includes, “General Aviation: Identify and Communicate Hazardous Weather,” and “Address Unique Characteristics of Helicopter Operations,” as two of 10 issues it says should get increased focus in the coming year.

U.S. SENATE MEASURE WOULD FORCE FAA TO CONDUCT RULE-MAKING BEFORE ADOPTING SLEEP APNEA STANDARD

News release | 2014, 01 16

The U.S. Senate Thursday joined the House when several senators introduced legislation that would require the Federal Aviation Administration to follow a rule-making procedure before it adopts a controversial new standard concerning sleep apnea and pilots

AOPA ANNOUNCES DATES AND LOCATIONS FOR REGIONAL FLY-INS ACROSS THE U. S.

News release | 2014, 01 06

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) today announced the dates and locations of its first-ever regional fly-ins to be held nationwide throughout 2014. The Association will host six fly-ins as well as an “AOPA Homecoming” in Frederick, Md., giving AOPA members throughout the United States a chance to interact and share ideas with AOPA President Mark Baker, mingle with one another over breakfast and lunch, and take part in safety briefings, aviation clinics and flying activities.

FAA PUTS SLEEP APNEA POLICY ON HOLD

News release | 2013, 12 19

FAA PUTS SLEEP APNEA POLICY ON HOLD

AOPA NAMES JAMES W. COON TO LEAD GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS DIVISION

News release | 2013, 12 19

AOPA NAMES JAMES W. COON TO LEAD GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS DIVISION

AOPA Urges FAA to Withdraw Airworthiness Directive on ECi Cylinders

News release | 2013, 12 12

AOPA Urges FAA to Withdraw Airworthiness Directive on ECi Cylinders

AOPA VOICES STRONG SUPPORT FOR LEGISLATION REQUIRING FAA TO REVISE THIRD CLASS MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

News release | 2013, 12 11

AOPA VOICES STRONG SUPPORT FOR LEGISLATION REQUIRING FAA TO REVISE THIRD CLASS MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

AOPA WELCOMES PRESIDENT OBAMA'S SIGNATURE ON SMALL PLANE REVITALIZATION ACT

News release | 2013, 11 27

AOPA WELCOMES PRESIDENT OBAMA’S SIGNATURE ON SMALL PLANE REVITALIZATION ACT

AOPA Supports Bill to Put FAA Sleep Disorder Policy Through Rulemaking Process

News release | 2013, 11 21

AOPA Supports Bill to Put FAA Sleep Disorder Policy Through Rulemaking Process