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AOPA is at AirVenture July 28 - August 3, 2014!

Join AOPA for a NEW and EXPANDED presence at this year’s EAA AirVenture!

Join the celebration as AOPA marks 75 years of protecting your freedom to fly!  We have lots of great things in store for you at our bigger and better location right on the flight line across from the brown arch at the corner of Wittman Road and Waukau Avenue!

We are expanding our presence to include not only the many great AOPA brand experiences you have come to expect at the airshow, but also a NEW activities tent that will host special gatherings, seminars, breakfasts and luncheons. Join us in this exciting and dynamic new environment to engage in extensive safety training and presentations by some of aviation’s greatest leaders and educators as we build community and deepen our understanding of flight. A schedule of all the activities is below.

New Activities Tent

  • Talk with AOPA President Mark Baker over free coffee and donuts
  • Get up to speed with educational seminars
  • Learn something new from some of aviation's greatest leaders and speakers
  • And more!

AOPA Main Tent

  • Renew your membership at our special show rate
  • Learn about AOPA's full line of products and services and how they can make your flying more affordable
  • Check weather
  • Shop for the latest AOPA Pilot Gear!
  • See AOPA's Debonair Sweepstakes aircraft

Plus...

  • Pick up your 75th anniversary commemorative pin
  • Get your photo on the cover of AOPA Pilot magazine
  • Hang out in our new outdoor courtyard area to relax, enjoy conversation and build new friendships
  • Bring the kids to play with Disney's "Planes: Fire and Rescue"; interactive display that is loaded with activities

Check out AOPA products and services

  • AOPA Pilot Protection Services - Legal and Medical Professionals
  • AOPA Flight Planning Tools
  • AOPA Insurance Services
  • New line of AOPA Pilot Gear
  • AOPA Aviation Finance

 News, photos, multimedia, and blogs

If you can’t make it to Oshkosh, AOPA’s editors will be on-site, bringing the latest news and happenings to your desktop. Come to know AOPA’s editors in AOPA’s Reporting Points.

Join Us in the Activity Tent For Seminars, Meet & Greets, and Special Events

Monday, July 28
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Flying Club Management with Jan Squillace & Marc Epner
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Stump the IA with Mike Busch, Savvy Maintenance
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Polar Pumpkin Flight to the North & South Pole with Art Mortvedt
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Flight Planning Technology and Weather Safety with Leon Thomas, CSC’s DUATS Program
Tuesday, July 29
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Murphy's Aeronautical Laws with Bruce Landsberg, AOPA
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Pilot Town Hall with Mark Baker, AOPA
11:45-12:00 p.m. Jeppesen's 80th Birthday Party Celebration located in the Main Tent
12:00 - 12:45 a.m. Aircraft Reimagined! with Mark Baker & AOPA Staff
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. The Kings on Avoiding Unwanted Adventure with John and Martha King, King Schools
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. ADS-B: Equip Now with Tom Haines, Mac McClellan and panel (FAA, EAA, AOPA, GAMA)
Wednesday, July 30
7:30 - 11:00 a.m. Rusty Pilots Breakfast & Seminar. Space is limited. Registration is required. Please click here to RSVP!
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Patty Wagstaff Autograph Signing located outside the Main Tent
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Say Again? Radio Communication Done Right with Bruce Landsberg, AOPA
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Fly VFR with Jeppesen Mobile Flight Deck VFR iPad® App with Scott Greenfield, Jeppesen
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Buy It. Fly It. Simplify Your Aircraft Purchase with Tom Haines, AOPA & AeroSpace Reports
Thursday, July 31
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. FREE! Coffee and Donuts with Mark Baker & AOPA Leadership Team
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Flight School Business Seminar: Using Technology in the Cockpit to Enhance Flight Training–Panel Discussion
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Patty Wagstaff Autograph Signing located outside the Main Tent
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. New Features & Updates for DTC DUAT with Doug Priestly, DTC DUAT
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. What Every Pilot Should Know About FAA Enforcement with John & Kathy Yodice, Yodice Associates
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Decision Making in Crisis with CDR Kirk S. Lippold, USN (Ret)
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Advanced iPad® Flying with Bret Koebbe, Sporty's Academy
Friday, August 1
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Flying Club Breakfast
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Flight Service: Better Briefings, Safer Flights with Joe Daniele, Lockheed Martin Flight Services
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Patty Wagstaff Autograph Signing located outside the Main Tent
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Flight School Business Luncheon. Space is limited. Registration is required. Please click here to RSVP!
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. General Aviation Safety–How Are We Doing? with Earl Weener, NTSB
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Flying Club Leaders Meet & Greet (Club Leaders Only)
Saturday, August 2
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Portable ADS-B Traffic: Understanding What You Don't See with Eric Rush & Kim Ocasek, AOPA
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Aircraft Owner's Insurance: A Crash Course in Protecting Your Plane with Cher Clare, AOPA
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Stump the IA with Mike Busch, Savvy Maintenance
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Runway Incursion/Excursion Prevention with Dale Wright, NATCA
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. iPad® Takes Flight! EFB Challenge Edition with Charles Schneider, My Go Flight & Ian Twombly, AOPA
Sunday, August 3
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. 3 Steps to Avoid Being Intercepted: A Chock Talk with a Fighter Pilot with LtC. Kevin "Big Jim" Roethe, NORAD

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