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Sandia 340 certified as primary attitude indicator

Article | Oct 23, 2015

Sandia Aerospace’s solid-state SAI 340 Quattro four-in-one attitude, altitude, airspeed, and slip instrument has been certified as a primary attitude indicator; with its built-in battery, the instrument also can be a backup for glass panels.

Solution found to security stalemate in Grand Junction

Advocacy | Oct 22, 2015

A new pilot program has ended a long-standing dispute over security measures at Colorado’s Grand Junction Regional Airport.

Drone registration details emerge

Advocacy | Oct 21, 2015

The Department of Transportation and the FAA have published new details about plans to register drones and their authority to regulate those operations.

Support for medical reform continues to grow

Advocacy | Oct 21, 2015

Efforts to move medical reform legislation through Congress continue as support for the measure, known as the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, grows steadily.

Idaho's Big Creek Lodge taking shape

Article | Oct 21, 2015

Seven years after a fire leveled Idaho’s historic Big Creek Lodge, the structure is rising from ashes with the help of pilots, donations, and the U.S. Forest Service.

Pilots urged to seek Oregon airspace plan changes

Advocacy | Oct 21, 2015

A proposal to expand existing military operations areas and create new MOAs near busy civilian airways and airports in Oregon should be modified, AOPA said.

Drones to be registered

Article | Oct 19, 2015

A task force will develop particulars for a drone registration requirement to be in place by mid-December.

New Hampshire denies 'no-aviation zone' on river

Advocacy | Oct 15, 2015

The New Hampshire Department of Safety has denied a petition to establish a “no-aviation zone” on a portion of the Bellamy River.

New airport to rise amid oil boom

Article | Oct 15, 2015

Sloulin Field International Airport was never intended to handle the crush of traffic that an oil boom brings.

Face time promotes advocacy in the Bay State

Advocacy | Oct 15, 2015

AOPA President Mark Baker joined Eastern Regional Manager Sean Collins at the Massachusetts Airport Management Association annual meeting to nurture relationships.

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