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News release

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.

Jul 25, 2014

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Judge dismisses patent case against AOPA

A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a $66 million patent infringement lawsuit against AOPA.

Jul 24, 2014 | comments

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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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Air Safety Institute

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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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NTSB seeks better weather delivery

Citing general aviation crashes in which weather information provided to pilots was incomplete, the NTSB is calling for better forecast delivery.

May 07, 2014 | comments

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Safety experts focus on control

The NTSB has organized a safety seminar May 10 to focus on aerodynamic stalls and loss of control, a leading cause of general aviation fatalities.

Apr 23, 2014
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AOPA Foundation

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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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Life-changing flights

Challenge Air has given hundreds of children with special needs a brief flight in a general aviation aircraft with lasting benefits.

Jul 17, 2014

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Airshow star Michael Goulian to serve as AOPA Ambassador

Legendary airshow and racing pilot Michael Goulian will serve as an “AOPA Ambassador,” the association announced July 10.

Jul 10, 2014
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Corporate Partners

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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

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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

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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

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Under fire

A small corps of pilots patrols protected land in Kenya, facing an increasing threat from poachers as inclined to shoot aircraft as elephants.

Jul 23, 2014 | comments

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Life-changing flights

Challenge Air has given hundreds of children with special needs a brief flight in a general aviation aircraft with lasting benefits.

Jul 17, 2014

News release

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.

Jul 10, 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

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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

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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

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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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