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PROPOSED UAS RULE ADDRESSES KEY AOPA CONCERNS

PROPOSED UAS RULE ADDRESSES KEY AOPA CONCERNS

Feb 15, 2015

Advocacy

Proposed rule sets limits on small UAS

The FAA has announced a proposed rule governing the use of commercial small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that would address many of AOPA's concerns, including setting certification requirements for operators and requiring see-and-avoid capabilities.

Feb 15, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

Pilots urged to review update on Twentynine Palms airspace plan

AOPA is urging members to study the Marine Corps' special-use airspace proposal at Twentynine Palms, California, and address its impact on general aviation.

Feb 11, 2015 | comments
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Airspace Classes

News release

PROPOSED UAS RULE ADDRESSES KEY AOPA CONCERNS

PROPOSED UAS RULE ADDRESSES KEY AOPA CONCERNS

Feb 15, 2015

Advocacy

Proposed rule sets limits on small UAS

The FAA has announced a proposed rule governing the use of commercial small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that would address many of AOPA's concerns, including setting certification requirements for operators and requiring see-and-avoid capabilities.

Feb 15, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Good morning, Los Angeles

NewsChopper 4’s mission is to cover as much traffic as possible during the morning commute.

Feb 05, 2015
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SFRA

Article

Pilot Getaways: Shenandoah Mountain retreat

In Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, you'll find a fly-in community with an unusual combination of skiing, snowboarding, and golf just a few steps from the tiedown area. Family-friendly Bryce Resort is known for its all-season fun for everyone, according to Pilot Getaways.

Feb 10, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

TFR scheduled for State of the Union address on Jan. 20

A temporary flight restriction will be in effect in Washington, D.C.-area airspace for the State of the Union address on Jan. 20.

Jan 14, 2015

Advocacy

FAA deputy administrator a new pilot

Many student pilots are nervous come checkride day. When you’re a top official at the agency responsible for the safe operation of the largest airspace system in the world, it can add to the pressure.

Dec 18, 2014 | comments
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SUA

Advocacy

Pilots urged to review update on Twentynine Palms airspace plan

AOPA is urging members to study the Marine Corps' special-use airspace proposal at Twentynine Palms, California, and address its impact on general aviation.

Feb 11, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Chart Challenge

Areas with a preponderance of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) activity are typically noted on sectional charts with a small airplane symbol.

Jan 09, 2015

Article

Bonanza Society announces free courses for members

In an effort to remove obstacles to pilot participation in potentially lifesaving training, the American Bonanza Society will make its online Beechcraft Pilot Proficiency Program available to members free of charge.

Jan 07, 2015
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TFR

Article

NORAD talks TFRs

With Super Bowl XLIX around the corner, AOPA sat down with the commander in charge of national air defense.

Jan 29, 2015

Advocacy

Super Bowl XLIX notam released

The FAA has released a notam establishing a temporary flight restriction over the Glendale, Arizona, area for Super Bowl XLIX. Pilots flying in to watch the Patriots and Seahawks battle for the championship should study the notam.

Jan 21, 2015

Advocacy

TFR scheduled for State of the Union address on Jan. 20

A temporary flight restriction will be in effect in Washington, D.C.-area airspace for the State of the Union address on Jan. 20.

Jan 14, 2015
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