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ADS-B Letter

Video | Jan 30, 2015

Fourteen general aviation groups including AOPA wrote the FAA asking for more aggressive steps to make the 2020 ADS-B mandate more affordable.

Santa Monica Airport Appeal

Video | Jan 30, 2015

AOPA, NBAA file amicus brief in Santa Monica appeal.

Goodbye NDB and other outdated test questions

Advocacy | Jan 29, 2015

New draft airman certification standards are available for review on the FAA’s website. In addition to releasing the draft standards, the FAA also announced that it would be deleting questions from the private pilot airplane knowledge test, effective Feb. 9.

Pilots: What impact do airport LED systems have on ops?

Advocacy | Jan 29, 2015

Do you operate at airports or heliports that have LED systems? If so, AOPA, the FAA, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, and multiple professional pilot organizations want to hear from you.

EPA denies petition to change avgas decision

Advocacy | Jan 29, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency has denied the most recent petition from environmental groups that asked the agency to reconsider a 2012 decision not to immediately pursue an endangerment finding for leaded avgas.

California airport holds Aviation Day

Advocacy | Jan 28, 2015

An annual celebration of aviation in Imperial County, California, drew a large number of local residents to the Imperial County Airport.

Aviation tax abatement sought in Nevada

Advocacy | Jan 28, 2015

An AOPA-backed bill would create a partial abatement of property or sales and use taxes for Nevada businesses that repair aircraft or components.

New group seeks to protect, promote GA in Washington

Advocacy | Jan 28, 2015

Pilots in Washington State have another voice advocating for them on airport, economic, legislative, and public perception issues: the Washington State Aviation Alliance.

Nurturing GA

Advocacy | Jan 28, 2015

Few states match Massachusetts when it comes to supporting airports, and the enthusiasm continues to be nurtured by AOPA and many others.

Sporty’s offers refurbished 172s

Article | Jan 28, 2015

Sporty’s has struck a chord with flight schools and others looking for an affordable, like-new aircraft.