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Pilots: Ask Maryland legislators to lower cost of flying

Advocacy | Jan 28, 2016

A bill that would exempt aircraft repair and upgrade parts from sales tax in Maryland will be heard by the state Budget and Taxation Committee Feb. 3.

Bill would add Wright Flyer to Ohio state seal

Advocacy | Jan 27, 2016

Ohio is the birthplace of heavier-than-air powered flight, and should add the Wright Flyer to the state seal, says one lawmaker.

Proposed Delaware low-level training route raises concerns

Advocacy | Jan 21, 2016

AOPA is in talks with the Air Force about a proposed low-level training route for large transport aircraft near Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base.

Military airspace expansion could squeeze GA in Wisconsin

Advocacy | Jan 21, 2016

AOPA has expressed concern about the proposed enlargement of an expansive special-use airspace area in Wisconsin.

Pilots get chance to meet with state legislators

Advocacy | Jan 21, 2016

AOPA members have the opportunity to meet with state legislators in New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Iowa to discuss aviation issues and initiatives in their states.

FAA moves forward with flight plan switch

Article | Jan 20, 2016

The FAA is moving forward with plans to require all civil domestic flights to use the international flight plan form beginning later this year.

Florida legislators join general aviation caucus

Advocacy | Jan 20, 2016

Florida legislators have joined a general aviation caucus after AOPA suggested the idea during a 2015 Florida business aviation panel discussion.

FAA finalizes rule on student certificates

Advocacy | Jan 14, 2016

The FAA has published a final rule changing the way student pilot certificates will be issued and withdrawing plans to require photos on all pilot certificates.

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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