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New sleep apnea policy to take effect

Advocacy | Jan 23, 2015

A new FAA policy on obstructive sleep apnea that addresses many of the concerns raised by AOPA is scheduled to take effect March 2.

AOPA, NBAA file amicus brief in Santa Monica appeal

Advocacy | Jan 23, 2015

AOPA and the National Business Aviation Association have jointly filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as part of the ongoing legal battle over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

FAA clarifies CFI checkride requirement

Advocacy | Jan 23, 2015

AOPA worked with the flight training industry and FAA to quickly resolve a problem that suddenly put many rating applications on hold.

Graves and Veasey to lead House GA Caucus

Advocacy | Jan 23, 2015

The House General Aviation Caucus will be led by co-chairs Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas).

Flights to Cuba Pending

Video | Jan 23, 2015

Flights to Cuba are still pending as the FAA is scrambling to work out the details.

AOPA Terrafugia Support

Video | Jan 23, 2015

AOPA is asking the FAA to grant weight and stall-speed exemptions needed to certify the Terrafugia Transition road-worthy airplane as a light sport aircraft.

Powder River MOA Update

Video | Jan 23, 2015

The Air Force has issued a record of decision on the expansion of the Powder River Training Complex in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.

DOT Issues Revised Schedule for Medical Reform

Video | Jan 23, 2015

The Department of Transportation releases a revised schedule for the progress of the rule through the bureaucracy.

Building connections

Advocacy | Jan 23, 2015

AOPA Central Southwest Regional Manager Yasmina Platt nurtured the goodwill of Arkansas lawmakers, helping arrange for them an inside look at air traffic technology.