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Advocacy

Medical advisory board supports third class reform

The AOPA Medical Advisory Board is the latest group to urge quick action on the proposed FAA rule that would allow thousands more pilots to fly without the need for a third class medical certificate.

Sep 29, 2014 | comments

News release

AOPA MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD SUPPORTS THIRD CLASS MEDICAL REFORM

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Medical Advisory Board is the latest group to urge quick action on the proposed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rule that would allow thousands more pilots to fly without the need for a third class medical certificate.

Sep 29, 2014

Advocacy

IAOPA holds 27th World Assembly in Beijing

Leaders of the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations’ (IAOPA) 73 worldwide affiliates convened in Beijing in September for their twenty-seventh biennial World Assembly to discuss challenges confronting the world’s general aviation community.

Sep 26, 2014
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Air Safety Institute

Article

GA accident decline headlines NTSB statistics

General aviation accident reductions in 2013 could be “a positive sign” about how pilots are approaching training, education, and proficiency.

Sep 16, 2014 | comments

Article

Perry has new mission

George Perry recognized the signs quickly: Hypoxia is something he spent 20 years training for as a U.S. Navy fighter pilot and instructor.

Sep 11, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Safety Pilot: Improving GA safety

It’s way too early to declare victory in the decades-long struggles to improve general aviation safety, but 2013 was very good in one segment: a drop in non-commercial fixed-wing fatal accidents.

Sep 04, 2014
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AOPA Foundation

News release

AOPA'S LANDSBERG ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

AOPA’S LANDSBERG ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Aug 25, 2014

Article

AOPA's Landsberg retires, two new leaders step into his role

Bruce Landsberg, one of general aviation’s most prominent safety advocates has announced his retirement after 22 years in leadership roles at AOPA. Landsberg will assist with the transition to Jim Minow, new head of the AOPA Foundation, and George Perry, leader of the Air Safety Institute.

Aug 25, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Foundation Focus: Fighting for airports

How important is the local airport to you?

Aug 05, 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

Pilot Magazine

Briefing: Take our Perfect Destinations quiz

The Bahamas and Cayman Islands are the ideal flying destinations for most AOPA staffers who tried the AOPA Perfect Destinations online quiz.

Sep 05, 2014

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
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IAOPA

Advocacy

IAOPA holds 27th World Assembly in Beijing

Leaders of the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations’ (IAOPA) 73 worldwide affiliates convened in Beijing in September for their twenty-seventh biennial World Assembly to discuss challenges confronting the world’s general aviation community.

Sep 26, 2014

News release

IAOPA HOLDS 27TH WORLD ASSEMBLY IN BEIJING

Leaders of the International Council of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associations’ (IAOPA) 73 worldwide affiliates – representing more than 400,000 general aviation aircraft owners and pilots – convened in Beijing earlier this month for their 27th biennial World Assembly to discuss challenges confronting the world’s general aviation community.

Sep 26, 2014

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
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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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