All Advocacy News

Items per page   10 | 25 | 50 | 100
1 to 10 of 2480 results

No user fees and modest upticks in White House budget for FAA

Advocacy | Feb 09, 2016

The president’s latest budget plan does not include user fees but does offer increased funding for NextGen modernization and air traffic services.

Advocacy advances aviation in Kansas, New Mexico

Advocacy | Feb 09, 2016

AOPA has been hard at work advocating for general aviation at events in Kansas and New Mexico.

AOPA files new Part 16 complaint against Santa Monica

Advocacy | Feb 08, 2016

Santa Monica, California, has diverted airport funds, charged excessive and unreasonable landing fees, and denied leases on airport property, according to a new Part 16 complaint filed by AOPA and others.

New resource explains cold-temperature altitude correction

Advocacy | Feb 08, 2016

A new online resource helps pilots who fly approaches to cold temperature restricted airports understand the mandatory altitude-correction procedure to use in extremely cold weather.

New certification standards for mechanics in the works

Advocacy | Feb 04, 2016

A group chaired by AOPA has been tasked with developing new certification standards, handbooks, and test development guidance for aircraft mechanics.

Colorado tool promotes airport sustainability

Advocacy | Feb 04, 2016

Colorado has rolled out a general aviation airport sustainability program that is much more than recycling or an effort to join the growing “green movement.”

AOPA endorses draft FAA policy on safety equipment

Advocacy | Feb 04, 2016

AOPA is endorsing a draft FAA policy that would make it easier to install non-required safety enhancing equipment in existing general aviation aircraft.

Details of long-awaited FAA reauthorization bill revealed

Advocacy | Feb 03, 2016

An FAA reauthorization bill that includes medical reform, user fees, and plans to separate air traffic control functions from the FAA has been announced.

Arizona Aviation Day a success

Advocacy | Feb 03, 2016

Pilots attending the Arizona Aviation Day at the state Capitol Jan. 28 shared their love of flying with lawmakers and talked about the benefits and economic impact general aviation has in the state.