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Disney TFRs to be charted

Advocacy | Apr 28, 2016

The FAA, responding to urging from AOPA and other air traffic system users, will include two areas of congressionally mandated permanent flight restrictions to aeronautical charts.

FAA plans major RCO reduction

Advocacy | Apr 28, 2016

The FAA proposes to decommission 666 of the more than 2,100 remote communications outlets in the continental United States.

AOPA urges action on Hawaii airport authority

Advocacy | Apr 28, 2016

AOPA is urging members in Hawaii to help ensure general aviation is represented in a proposed state airport authority.

Senate appropriators pass FAA funding plan

Advocacy | Apr 25, 2016

The Senate Appropriations Committee has unanimously approved a bill that would provide $16.4 billion in funding to the FAA for the 2017 fiscal year.

Manassas adopts zoning amendment to protect airport

Advocacy | Apr 22, 2016

The city of Manassas, Virginia, has approved an AOPA-backed zoning amendment designed to help prevent conflicts between airport users and homeowners.

Houston flooding swamps airports

Article | Apr 21, 2016

A Texas deluge rivaling the torrents typically brought by Gulf of Mexico hurricanes flooded several Houston airports after 18 inches of rain fell during a short period of time April 18.

Senate passes FAA reauthorization

Advocacy | Apr 19, 2016

The Senate has passed FAA reauthorization legislation, including third class medical reform.

New chapter for aviation advocacy in Hawaii

Advocacy | Apr 18, 2016

The fourth-floor balcony of the Hawaii State Capitol was the scene of an important event for general aviation on April 6.

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Volunteer pilots sought for Ecuador relief effort

Advocacy | Apr 18, 2016

In the wake of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador April 16, the nonprofit organization Aerobridge, which helps coordinate disaster relief flights, is seeking volunteer pilots and their airplanes in the country who can provide aerial support.

Aviation in spotlight at Missouri events

Advocacy | Apr 13, 2016

Spring and aviation were in the air at the Missouri State Capitol in early April as AOPA participated in some key events.

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