April 9, 2010
The International Council of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associations (IAOPA) has an expanded presence at AERO this year, with half of its 68 member nations represented at the IAOPA booth, and special presentations addressing the mutual concerns of GA operations around the world.
AOPA and IAOPA president Craig Fuller is also present, representing GA interests in several forums, meeting with representatives from the European press, and building consensus among GA organizations in pursuit of common goals.
Weather and Seasons,
A Gulfstream business jet outfitted for science is probing Atlantic clouds between Germany and Barbados.
A student pilot flying a single-engine trainer at modest altitudes has different weather-information needs than a corporate pilot planning a trip in the flight levels. But before either aviator can plan a route or make a proper go/no-go decision, both need a macro view of the weather.
Two CFIIs plunge into icing conditions after failing to recognize the significance of a sigmet for icing.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.