AOPA

AOPA

News release

AOPA LEADS INDUSTRY EFFORT TO SPEED MEDICAL REFORM

In an effort led by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the Administration to expedite a review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) proposed rulemaking on third-class medical reform.

Aug 18, 2014

Advocacy

AOPA leads effort to speed medical reform

In an AOPA-led effort, seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the administration to expedite a review of the FAA's proposed rulemaking on third class medical reform.

Aug 18, 2014 | comments

Article

AOPA's Spokane Fly-In generates social media buzz

Attendees at AOPA's Spokane Fly-In used social media to share the excitement and offer their impressions of the event.

Aug 18, 2014
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Air Safety Institute

Article

Safety

Weather-related accidents have a 75 percent fatality rate.

Aug 11, 2014

Article

5 tips to help you renew your CFI certificate

Some flight instructor refresher courses can be dry, monotonous, tedious, and downright painful—but not the Air Safety Institute’s eFIRC.

Aug 06, 2014

Article

Area forecasts set for an overhaul

The Air Safety Institute is supporting an FAA plan to revamp and modernize area forecasts, which have remained virtually unchanged since the 1930s.

Jul 24, 2014 | comments
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AOPA Foundation

Pilot Magazine

Foundation Focus: Fighting for airports

How important is the local airport to you?

Aug 05, 2014

Article

Area forecasts set for an overhaul

The Air Safety Institute is supporting an FAA plan to revamp and modernize area forecasts, which have remained virtually unchanged since the 1930s.

Jul 24, 2014 | comments

Video

Hat in the Ring Society

Hear Hat in the Ring Society Member Paul Diette talk about the program. Find out why you should join this group of leaders who take enormous pride in shaping and strengthening our freedom to fly.

Jul 24, 2014
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Corporate Partners

Article

Jeppesen becomes AOPA corporate premier partner

AOPA and Jeppesen announced a new corporate premier partnership May 5 that will support many of the programs that educate and engage AOPA members across the country.

May 05, 2014

Article

PilotWorkshops becomes AOPA Premier Partner

PilotWorkshops will provide AOPA members with free online access to an extensive library of quality audio and video aviation training programs as a new AOPA Premier Partner, AOPA announced March 28.

Mar 28, 2014

Article

AOPA Strategic Partner Aero-Space Reports teams with BiddingAce

Aero-Space Reports, an AOPA Strategic Partner, will be the exclusive escrow company for BiddingAce, which offers a new type of website for listing and selling general aviation aircraft.

Mar 19, 2014
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Giving

Article

Safety

Weather-related accidents have a 75 percent fatality rate.

Aug 11, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Membership News and Notes: Third class medical reform

Third class medical reform through the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act (GAPPA) is critical to growing general aviation.

Jul 31, 2014

Article

Able Flight celebrates new sport pilots

After earning their wings to become sport pilots, six pilots in Able Flight’s training program were honored July 29 at EAA AirVenture.

Jul 29, 2014
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IAOPA

News release

AOPA TO SELECT YOUNG PILOT FOR FRENCH AIR RALLY

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, (AOPA), with the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations (ICAOPA), AOPA France and the Fédération Française Aéronautique (FFA), will send an American pilot between 18 and 24 years old to France this summer to take part in a nationwide air rally.

May 02, 2014

News release

IAOPA STATEMENT CORRECTS REPORTS THAT CHINA AFFILIATE SPONSORED AIRSHOW LINKED TO U.S. PILOT'S DEATH

IAOPA STATEMENT CORRECTS REPORTS THAT AOPA-CHINA AFFILIATE SPONSORED AIRSHOW LINKED TO U.S. PILOT’S DEATH

Sep 20, 2013

Article

Jordan chapter joins IAOPA ranks

A chapter in Jordan has been approved as the seventy-second affiliate of the International Council of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associations.

Aug 28, 2013
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Membership

Article

Debonair sweeps: Just a few days left to increase your odds

As an AOPA member, you’re automatically entered to win AOPA’s Debonair Sweepstakes, but it’s easy to get 10 additional entries simply by upgrading your membership to AOPA Premier by July 31.

Jul 15, 2014

Article

Baker announces membership dues increase

AOPA President Mark Baker on June 5 announced to members that “for only the second time in the past 24 years, we’ve made the tough decision to increase AOPA member dues.” Regular membership dues will increase to $59 a year starting Sept. 1.

Jun 05, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Debonair on deck

I know I’ve said this for each of the four sweepstakes restoration airplanes I’ve overseen, but I’ll say it again anyway: The Debonair Sweepstakes airplane has been the most ambitious project yet.

Jun 04, 2014 | comments
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