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Weather briefings for the Internet age

When you go flying, what are the requirements to obtain preflight weather, airport, and notam information?

Oct 14, 2014 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 'Only localizer minimums authorized'

Some weather, a self-inflicted communications glitch, and the distraction of diverting had forged the error chain.

Oct 10, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Louisiana range needs more airspace

Live fire training that sends mortars and artillery to 9,400 feet will require changes to restricted areas in Louisiana.

Oct 09, 2014
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Airspace Classes

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: 'Only localizer minimums authorized'

Some weather, a self-inflicted communications glitch, and the distraction of diverting had forged the error chain.

Oct 10, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Pilots urged to note Washington, D.C., airspace amendment

AOPA is urging pilots who transit the Washington, D.C., area Class B airspace to note an amendment pertaining to restricted area R-4001C.

Oct 01, 2014

Advocacy

Houston Executive gets new tower

A new air traffic control tower is slated to open at Houston Executive Airport Oct. 1.

Sep 29, 2014
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SFRA

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Pilot Getaways: Chesapeake Bay Escape

For decades, pilots have headed to Bay Bridge Airport in the Chesapeake Bay for scenic coastal flying and great seafood. Check it out after attending the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In on Oct. 4.

Oct 01, 2014

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Training Tip: Come on home to AOPA's headquarters

Are you planning to attend the AOPA Homecoming Fly-in on Oct. 4 at Maryland’s Frederick Municipal Airport? Here's what you'll need to know.

Sep 29, 2014

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‘Direct to’ and other gotchas: Flying in to Frederick

Do your homework before you head to AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In Oct. 4 in Frederick, Maryland, to ensure you’re safe and legal.

Sep 23, 2014
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SUA

Advocacy

Changes sought for Missouri restricted-area complex

The Army has requested to raise ceilings in restricted area R-4501B to a uniform 4,300 feet msl.

Oct 09, 2014

Advocacy

Pilots urged to note Washington, D.C., airspace amendment

AOPA is urging pilots who transit the Washington, D.C., area Class B airspace to note an amendment pertaining to restricted area R-4001C.

Oct 01, 2014

Article

Training Tip: Come on home to AOPA's headquarters

Are you planning to attend the AOPA Homecoming Fly-in on Oct. 4 at Maryland’s Frederick Municipal Airport? Here's what you'll need to know.

Sep 29, 2014
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TFR

Article

Weather briefings for the Internet age

When you go flying, what are the requirements to obtain preflight weather, airport, and notam information?

Oct 14, 2014 | comments

Article

‘Direct to’ and other gotchas: Flying in to Frederick

Do your homework before you head to AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In Oct. 4 in Frederick, Maryland, to ensure you’re safe and legal.

Sep 23, 2014

Advocacy

TFR to suspend flights at Maryland’s ‘DC-3’ airports

Operations at the so-called “DC-3 airports” in Maryland will be suspended Aug. 4 through 7 under a temporary flight restriction.

Jul 31, 2014
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