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AOPA opposes user fees as reauthorization moves to full House

Advocacy | Feb 11, 2016

AOPA is standing firm in its opposition to user fees as FAA reauthorization legislation moves to the full House.

Mitigations sought for Wisconsin SUA

Advocacy | Feb 11, 2016

AOPA has met with Wisconsin pilots and the military to gather information and propose changes to reduce the impact of military training.

TFR a painful break for California aviation company

Advocacy | Feb 10, 2016

General aviation flying around Palm Springs, California, will come to an abrupt halt Feb. 12 for four days when a temporary flight restriction takes effect.

FAA funding hearing highlights disagreements over privatization

Advocacy | Feb 10, 2016

Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee heard widely differing perspectives on proposed FAA reauthorization legislation at a sometimes tense Feb. 10 hearing.

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.