April 18, 2008
While many pilots and AOPA members took in the airshow at Sun ’n Fun in Lakeland, Fla., last week, the association’s government affairs staff was hard at work, meeting with state and local officials and airport support groups. Read about the staff’s local advocacy efforts to protect New Smyrna Beach Municipal and Venice airports, along with AOPA’s continuing work to correct the use tax issue for nonresidents.
April 18, 2008
As the cold weather chills AOPA’s Headquarters in Frederick, many of us are inside generating new resources for flying clubs.
In my house, every Friday night is “Movie Night.” While the movies are rarely educational (I don’t think I learned anything from the Lego Movie), we look forward to the weekly opportunity to spend time together. Why not use the same concept for your Flying Club (with the addition of education, of course)?
AOPA Flying Club Manager Kelby Ferwerda posted the following on the AOPA Flying Club Facebook Page: “Recently I’ve talked with quite a few Flying Clubs about maintaining social activity through the cold winter months. Some clubs host Holliday Parties, others have Potluck Movie Nights. What does your club do to keep members involved during the chilly months?”
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