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Advocacy

California can't regulate overflight of parks, AOPA says

AOPA urges California’s Department of Parks and Recreation to withdraw a proposal that would impose minimum aircraft flying altitudes over California state parks.

Apr 08, 2014

Advocacy

Comment deadline extended for proposed training complex

The FAA has extended the comment deadline for a study of the proposed expansion of the Air Force’s Powder River Training Complex.

Mar 27, 2014

Article

‘I was getting a little nervous up here’

The low-time pilot was trapped above the clouds, with bad weather for hundreds of miles. He had no autopilot, no GPS, and was not talking to ATC. Fortunately, an air traffic controller spotted him and took action.

Mar 27, 2014 | comments
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Airspace Classes

Article

‘I was getting a little nervous up here’

The low-time pilot was trapped above the clouds, with bad weather for hundreds of miles. He had no autopilot, no GPS, and was not talking to ATC. Fortunately, an air traffic controller spotted him and took action.

Mar 27, 2014 | comments

Article

At Seattle Museum of Flight, students become pilots

What would it be like to fly? The Seattle Museum of Flight poses that question to thousands of fourth through twelfth grade students each month.

Mar 20, 2014

Article

AOPA Fly-In: San Marcos

Friendly, spacious, and ready to welcome pilots to AOPA’s first regional fly-in of 2014.

Mar 11, 2014
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SFRA

Pilot Magazine

Membership News and Notes: FAA eases approval for angle-of-attack indicators

Safety experts have identified the angle-of-attack indicator as something that could greatly improve general aviation safety.

Mar 11, 2014

Article

Congressional Flying Club: Rising from the DC SFRA ashes

The Congressional Flying Club, hurt by the implementation of the Washington, D.C., Special Flight Rules Area, has managed to be revitalized.

Feb 21, 2014

Rotorcraft Rookie

Rotorcraft Rookie: Night flight

Flying a helicopter at night takes more planning than it does in an airplane, but the rewards can be even sweeter.

Feb 06, 2014 | comments
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SUA

Advocacy

Comment deadline extended for proposed training complex

The FAA has extended the comment deadline for a study of the proposed expansion of the Air Force’s Powder River Training Complex.

Mar 27, 2014

Advocacy

Advocacy takes center stage at Montana conference

AOPA staff members updated attendees of the Montana Aviation Conference Feb. 27 through March 1 on the association's involvement in issues that affect pilots.

Mar 06, 2014

Article

Training Tip: Dates and updates

Knowing that your charts are unexpired before you fly is only part of the job.

Nov 15, 2013
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TFR

Advocacy

FAA issues VIP TFRs for southeast Florida

The FAA has issued VIP TFRs covering Southeast Florida, including Miami.

Mar 03, 2014

Advocacy

Super Bowl TFR issued

Super Bowl XLVIII will be played Feb. 2 in East Rutherford, N.J., and the U.S. Air Force will enforce FAA-imposed flight restrictions.

Jan 29, 2014

Advocacy

TFR advisory issued for State of the Union address

The FAA has issued a flight advisory about restrictions in connection with the 2014 State of the Union Address on Jan. 28.

Jan 17, 2014
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