April 18, 2012
From the return of the highly anticipated Parade of Planes, a Palm Springs exclusive, to resort parties and outdoor adventures, AOPA Aviation Summit in sunny Palm Springs, Calif., offers an experience like no other.
Enjoy brand-new events including a companion lunch where your guest can meet and mingle with other nonpilots over great food and entertainment, a fresh daily lunch on the East Lawn of the Convention Center with special speakers each day, an after-hours networking lounge at the Spa Resort & Casino, A Night for Flight benefit reception and dinner at the Riviera Palm Springs Resort, AOPA’s California Dreamin’ Resort Party offering an evening full of relaxation and fun, a Touch and Go Breakfast with some of the most well-known names in aviation, and even a Wild West Desert Adventure at the Metate Canyon.
New learning opportunities offer more than 100 hours of engaging education that uses hands-on demonstrations and practice activities to help you retain and recall the information when you need it most.
All of these new, remarkable events plus more than 400 booths in the exhibit hall and an aircraft display at the Palm Springs Convention Center make this year’s Summit a can’t-miss.
Plus, this year, the American Bonanza Society convention will be held at AOPA Aviation Summit! The convention will feature a special set of BeechTrack seminars and many other activities for American Bonanza Society members to enjoy.
Don’t miss out on the fun and excitement; come connect with fellow pilots and take your flying to the next level. Register now.
American Bonanza Society members register at the society’s website.
Sabreliner isn't just for Sabreliners anymore. New owners and management have recast it as a jet refurbishment and parts center.
Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole announced Oct. 16 that he would retire from the helm of the agency on Dec. 31. According to the TSA, Pistole is the longest serving administrator the agency has had. His nomination to head the TSA was confirmed in 2010.
At an Oct. 2 meeting hosted by AOPA, U.S. CBP leaders met with their counterparts from Canada to discuss ways to ease GA border crossings.
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