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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

Advocacy

Colorado airport designated Emily Warner Field

A Colorado county airport will bear the name of a history-making pilot after local officials voted to honor her pioneering aviation career.

Dec 18, 2014

Advocacy

AOPA advocates for pilots on proposed California overflight regs

AOPA continues to advocate for pilots’ access to airspace on what has become a multi-year effort by the California Department of Parks and Recreation to regulate airspace over its state wilderness areas, cultural preserves, and national preserves.

Dec 11, 2014 | comments
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Airspace Classes

Advocacy

Colorado airport designated Emily Warner Field

A Colorado county airport will bear the name of a history-making pilot after local officials voted to honor her pioneering aviation career.

Dec 18, 2014

Advocacy

Control tower to open at Hammond Northshore airport

AOPA is notifying pilots that a new control tower will begin operations at Louisiana's Hammond Northshore Regional Airport.

Dec 10, 2014

Article

Kitsap Aviation Squadron offers 'great people, great airport'

Bremerton National Airport in Bremerton, Washington, is home to the Kitsap Aviation Squadron.

Nov 20, 2014
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SFRA

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

Pilot Magazine

It could happen to you

It could happen to you. Flying into notam-established security airspace is one of the most prevalent violations charged against general aviation pilots.

Nov 07, 2014

Article

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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SUA

Advocacy

Powder River environmental statement finalized

The U.S. Air Force has released its final environmental impact statement for an enormous military airspace complex, but the statement appears to largely overlook concerns raised by the general aviation community.

Dec 01, 2014 | comments

News release

AOPA TO CONTINUE ADDRESSING ECONOMIC AND SAFETY CONCERNS RAISED BY MILITARY AIRSPACE COMPLEX

AOPA TO CONTINUE ADDRESSING ECONOMIC AND SAFETY CONCERNS RAISED BY MILITARY AIRSPACE COMPLEX

Dec 01, 2014

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Why 'No SID'?

Your CFII usually follows up route-planning drilling with a review of appropriate regulations, and today’s selection is 14 CFR 91.185, "IFR Operations: Two-way radio communications failure."

Nov 21, 2014
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TFR

Advocacy

AOPA, FAA ease holiday travel headache in Massachusetts

While East Coast travelers faced challenging conditions in the air and on the ground leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, AOPA and the FAA worked quickly to ease general aviation pilots’ travel concerns stemming from a vice presidential TFR.

Dec 04, 2014 | comments

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
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