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Michigan legislature approves aviation funding reform

Advocacy | Dec 21, 2015

Michigan's lawmakers have taken "a huge step in the right direction" by passing AOPA-supported legislation to reform state aviation funding.

FAA issues flight advisory for State of Union Address

Advocacy | Dec 18, 2015

The FAA has issued a flight advisory to notify pilots that restrictions will be in effect Jan. 12 during the State of the Union Address.

AOPA, FAA host GA Engine Summit

Advocacy | Dec 17, 2015

AOPA and the FAA recently hosted a two-day GA Engine Summit to discuss ways for the industry and government to work more effectively together.

Petition for Exemption

Article | Dec 17, 2015

Thinking about operating a UAS as part of a business, or to capture and sell the pictures, video, or other data but don’t know how to do so legally?

FAA issues SAIBs for Cessna, Piper wing spars

Advocacy | Dec 17, 2015

The owners of a number of Cessna and Piper models are being advised about possible wing spar problems under two recent special airworthiness information bulletins.

FAA announces drone registration rules

Advocacy | Dec 14, 2015

The owners of small recreational drones will have to register their aircraft before making their first outdoor flight under new rules announced Dec. 14.

Indy car speed with Prius fuel consumption

Article | Dec 14, 2015

Find out how Light Speed Engineering's Klaus Savier, a German-born engineer, has coaxed Toyota Prius fuel consumption from his Lycoming IO-360-equipped Long EZ while posting Indy car speeds.

Pilot's Bill of Rights 2 Advances

Video | Dec 11, 2015

A Senate committee has approved the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2, putting third class medical reform over a major hurdle.

THIRD-CLASS MEDICAL REFORM GAINING MOMENTUM

News release | Dec 10, 2015

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has passed S. 571, better known as the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2), which will now go the full Senate for consideration.