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Mitigations sought for Wisconsin SUA

AOPA has met with Wisconsin pilots and the military to gather information and propose changes to reduce the impact of military training.

Feb 11, 2016

Advocacy

TFR a painful break for California aviation company

General aviation flying around Palm Springs, California, will come to an abrupt halt Feb. 12 for four days when a temporary flight restriction takes effect.

Feb 10, 2016

Article

FAA lifts drone restriction

Model aircraft (including camera-toting drones) can once again operate within the outer ring of the Washington, D.C., Special Flight Rules Area.

Feb 10, 2016 | comments
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Airspace Classes

Advocacy

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

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.

Jan 13, 2016

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Building time, squeezed for space

If you are one to seek approach procedures that challenge your workload-management abilities, the ILS or LOC/DME RWY 35 approach to Colorado’s Greeley-Weld County Airport offers a test.

Dec 14, 2015

Article

Weigh in on Houston Executive airspace

AOPA members are encouraged to attend a Dec. 15 meeting on the proposed transition to Class D airspace around Houston Executive Airport.

Nov 18, 2015
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SFRA

Article

FAA lifts drone restriction

Model aircraft (including camera-toting drones) can once again operate within the outer ring of the Washington, D.C., Special Flight Rules Area.

Feb 10, 2016 | comments

Article

Drones vs. FAA

The FAA, model aircraft enthusiasts, and drone pilots are locked in a litigious fight that could affect regulation of manned and unmanned aircraft alike.

Jan 07, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

FAA issues flight advisory for State of Union Address

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.

Dec 18, 2015
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SUA

Advocacy

Mitigations sought for Wisconsin SUA

AOPA has met with Wisconsin pilots and the military to gather information and propose changes to reduce the impact of military training.

Feb 11, 2016

Advocacy

Annual temporary MOA proposed for Wisconsin

The Air Force has proposed a recurring temporary military operations area (TMOA) over central Wisconsin for aerial exercises, and is accepting comments on its plans.

Feb 02, 2016

Advocacy

Proposed Delaware low-level training route raises concerns

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.

Jan 21, 2016
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TFR

Advocacy

TFR a painful break for California aviation company

General aviation flying around Palm Springs, California, will come to an abrupt halt Feb. 12 for four days when a temporary flight restriction takes effect.

Feb 10, 2016

Article

CAP helps Air Force crews prep for Super Bowl

Civil Air Patrol Cessnas will simulate busting restricted airspace over California's Levi's Stadium to test U.S. Air Force crews that will be patrolling during Super Bowl 50.

Jan 27, 2016

Advocacy

FAA releases Super Bowl 50 flight advisory

The FAA has issued a flight advisory to notify pilots about temporary flight restrictions that will be in effect Feb. 7 for Super Bowl 50.

Jan 26, 2016
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