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AOPA ANNOUNCES EXIT FROM EFB MARKET

Over the past several years, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) developed its digital flight planning tools into a suite of products that put flight planning capability, airport directory information and aviation weather in pilots’ hands. AOPA partnered with Seattle Avionics to create FlyQ EFB, an electronic flight bag (EFB) iPad application, and FlyQ Pocket, a smartphone application.

2014, 07 25

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AOPA TESTING NEW WAYS TO OPEN DOORS TO AVIATION

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) wants to open new doors to aviation by exploring the concept that aircraft ownership can be made more accessible and affordable through the development of “Reimagined Aircraft,” the Association announced Friday.

2014, 07 25

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JUDGE DISMISSES PATENT LAWSUIT AGAINST AOPA

JUDGE DISMISSES PATENT LAWSUIT AGAINST AOPA

2014, 07 24

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AOPA ISSUES CALL FOR AIRPORTS TO HOST 2015 REGIONAL FLY-INS

AOPA ISSUES CALL FOR AIRPORTS TO HOST 2015 REGIONAL FLY-INS

2014, 07 23

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AOPA MOVES TO A NEW, CENTRAL LOCATION FOR AIRVENTURE 2014

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has a new, expanded location at AirVenture this year, across from the historic brown arch that serves as the gateway to the airshow and fly-by action at Wittman Regional Airport (KOSH).

2014, 07 22

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FAA TO BEGIN EVALUATION OF UNLEADED FUEL CANDIDATES

The search for viable replacements to leaded avgas is moving to the next stage as the FAA prepares to begin evaluating fuels submitted for testing through the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI). July 1 marked the deadline for candidate fuels to be submitted into this program.

2014, 07 10

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AIR SHOW STAR MICHAEL GOULIAN TO SERVE AS AOPA AMBASSADOR

Legendary air show and racing pilot Michael Goulian will serve as an “AOPA Ambassador,” the Association announced Thursday.

2014, 07 10

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AOPA JOINS COMPLAINT TO KEEP SANTA MONICA AIRPORT OPEN

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has joined with aviation businesses, organizations and individuals in a complaint filed with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) July 2 to ensure that Santa Monica Airport remains open after 2015.

2014, 07 03

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AOPA WELCOMES MOVEMENT TOWARDS PILOT'S BILL OF RIGHTS 2

A draft outline for a new Pilot’s Bill of Rights unveiled today calls for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to act on third class medical reform within 180 days of the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act becoming law and would also limit Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) authority to stop and search general aviation (GA) aircraft unless there is reasonable suspicion of illegal activity.

2014, 06 30

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AOPA CONGRATULATES CHRISTOPHER HART ON NOMINATION AS NTSB CHAIR

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President Mark Baker today welcomed the nomination of Christopher Hart as chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

2014, 06 27
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