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FAA reauthorization bill delayed

Article | 2015, 07 01

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has delayed plans to release its proposed FAA reauthorization legislation.

AOPA opposes move to raise unicom fees

Advocacy | 2015, 06 24

AOPA is opposing a move by the FCC to raise fees for unicoms and other ground station radios for the second year in a row.

Medical reform moving forward

Advocacy | 2015, 06 24

Third class medical reform efforts continue to move forward, and AOPA will pursue every possible avenue to ensure that pilots get the relief they need, the association said June 23.

Neffenger confirmed as TSA chief

Advocacy | 2015, 06 22

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Peter Neffenger has been confirmed as the new head of the Transportation Security Administration.

Baker to key lawmaker: User fees a no-go

Advocacy | 2015, 06 18

AOPA President Mark Baker met with the head of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee this week to discuss FAA reauthorization and the critical issues affecting general aviation.

Proposed rule would restore sim time credits

Advocacy | 2015, 06 18

The FAA has issued an NPRM that would allow pilots to count more sim time toward earning an instrument rating.

NTSB's Hart expresses support for pilot medical education

Advocacy | 2015, 06 17

The head of the NTSB told AOPA President Mark Baker that he supports AOPA’s development of a new course to educate pilots on medical factors.

Any change to ATC system must protect GA, AOPA says

Article | 2015, 06 15

The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee announced June 15 that he would seek to separate ATC functions from the FAA.

AOPA partners with FAA on Fly Safe campaign

Advocacy | 2015, 06 11

AOPA is working with the FAA to address loss of control accidents as part of the Fly Safe campaign launched at the AOPA Homecoming Fly-In.

House passes transportation appropriations bill

Advocacy | 2015, 06 10

A major transportation funding bill passes the House while an AOPA-opposed amendment to limit operations at Bob Hope Airport in California is defeated.