October 4, 2012
By Benét J. Wilson
Social media will play a big role in this year’s AOPA Aviation Summit Oct. 11 through 13 in Palm Springs, Calif.
For all things Summit, including new news, emergency notifications, and more, follow @AOPA on Twitter—and don’t forget to use the #AOPA12 hashtag! You also can catch the latest news on the AOPA Facebook page.
AOPA encourages attendees and followers to use special event hashtags: Parade of Planes, #AOPAPOP; the Summit Thursday keynote address, #AOPAKey1; the Friday keynote address, #AOPAKey2; and the iPad Learning Sessions, #AOPAiPad. And click here to follow all the AOPA staff members on Twitter.
AOPA eNewsletter and Social Media Editor Benét J. Wilson joined AOPA in 2011. She is working on her private pilot certificate.
Propeller pioneer Robert Hartzell is among four people who will be inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2015.
Garmin has updated the GDL 69 datalink receiver to take advantage of the SiriusXM G4 network, providing pilots with weather data and music.
You should stick with someone you trust for the long-term maintenance of your aircraft assuming he or she is skilled and thorough. That said, there is significant value to getting a fresh pair of eyes on your airplane every so often.
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