October 28, 2009
Share your excitement about flying at a good old-fashioned political-style rally Thursday, Nov. 5, at AOPA Aviation Summit in Tampa, Fla.
General aviation is facing one of the greatest sets of challenges in its 100-year history. So join forces to help protect your freedom to fly at the first GA Serves America Rally. West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin III, an avid pilot and 40-year AOPA member, will speak about the importance of GA.
Join Manchin, AOPA, and Master of Ceremonies Jim Coyne, president of the National Air Transportation Association ( NATA), for a hand-clapping, foot-stomping good time with live music and plenty of excitement. Hear from AOPA President Craig Fuller, and watch a video message from national GA Serves America spokesman Harrison Ford.
The future of general aviation needs you! Don’t let a proposal for costly new user fees, efforts to dramatically increase the cost of flying, or urban pressures on small airports keep you from taking to the sky. Come to the GA Serves America rally at the center of the Tampa Convention Center Exhibit Hall around Center Stage at noon on Nov. 5.
Nextant Aerospace, adding a remanufactured King Air to its remanufactured Hawker 400 offering, says the King Air (Nextant G90XT) will fly early next year.
Greg Pecoraro, AOPA vice president of airports and state advocacy, brought Indiana aviation community members up to date on the association’s initiatives.
Elbit Systems has upgraded infrared systems that see through darkness and weather for nearly visual landings and takeoffs, as well as taxi operations.
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