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Washington State Aviation Day aims to build on past success

Advocacy | Jan 14, 2016

AOPA will be on hand at the Washington State Capitol in Olympia on Jan. 19 for the fourth annual Airport Awareness Day event.

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Northwest Aviation Conference kicks off in February

Advocacy | Jan 14, 2016

The thirty-third annual Northwest Aviation Conference and Trade Show will take place Feb. 20 and 21 in Puyallup, Washington.

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Next steps for medical reform

Advocacy | Jan 14, 2016

With Congress back in session, the question on the minds of many pilots is, “What’s next for third class medical reform?”

Florida's Lake City airport to transition to Class D airspace

Advocacy | Jan 13, 2016

Lake City Gateway Airport in northern Florida will be getting Class D airspace and Class E surface airspace to go with the tower that has been operating there for years.

Maryland bills will reduce cost of flying, help shops compete

Advocacy | Jan 12, 2016

Two bills introduced by Maryland lawmakers would lower the cost of flying and help local aircraft repair businesses compete with shops in neighboring states.

Michigan aviation safety forum set

Advocacy | Jan 12, 2016

A day of flight safety and aircraft maintenance seminars will take place in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on Jan. 30 at the inaugural Michigan Aviation Safety Forum.

GA Caucus urges FAA to protect airports

Advocacy | Jan 08, 2016

Members of the House General Aviation Caucus are urging the FAA to protect federally obligated airports.

Ohio seaplane pilots want equal access

Advocacy | Jan 07, 2016

Ohio seaplane pilots who are facing a battle for permission to land on waterways brought their concerns to lawmakers to continue a dialogue they hope will benefit pilots, the state, and the aviation community.

FAA updates flight review guidance

Advocacy | Jan 07, 2016

The FAA has issued updated guidance for flight reviews and instrument proficiency checks, and AOPA is urging instructors to look closely at the changes.

TMOA disruption reduced

Advocacy | Jan 06, 2016

The military has agreed carve out space for an airshow and take other steps to reduce disruption caused by a temporary military operations area in Michigan.