June 1, 2007
Iowa members are invited to take part in a rare opportunity - meet with AOPA President Phil Boyer, Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-Iowa), and aviation subcommittee Chairman Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Ill.) to discuss user fees and the latest developments in the FAA funding debate. "This is your chance to share your thoughts on FAA funding with two key congressmen and influence the process," said Boyer. The public meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 4, at Ankeny Regional Airport in Ankeny. You have a chance of winning one of three AOPA watches from Sporty's just for being there. AOPA will also be hosting a fundraising reception for Rep. Boswell to help keep one of general aviation's best friends in Congress. Learn more about both events.
June 1, 2007
New draft airman certification standards are available for review on the FAA’s website. In addition to releasing the draft standards, the FAA also announced that it would be deleting questions from the private pilot airplane knowledge test, effective Feb. 9.
The Upwind Summer Scholarship Program, which gives high school students a chance to earn their private pilot certificate in the summer between their junior and senior year, is accepting applications for its 2015 scholarship.
If only one person had been helped, it all would have been worthwhile. But much more than that has been accomplished over the 25-year life of the National Gay Pilots Association, said its executive director.
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