Advocacy | 2014, 09 18
The FAA announced Sept. 18 that it would host a “call to action summit” to address the barriers and potential challenges associated with equipping tens of thousands of aircraft for ADS-B, a move welcomed by AOPA.
AOPA is asking the FAA to be more flexible when it comes to determining what constitutes acceptable use of airport hangars.
An industry group led by AOPA is asking the Senate not to pursue legislation that would close Missouri’s St. Clair Regional Airport.
Advocacy | 2014, 09 09
A new study on pilot drug use released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Sept. 9 is incomplete and its conclusions should be regarded with caution, AOPA said.
Advocacy | 2014, 09 08
The FAA has selected four unleaded aviation fuels to undergo initial testing at the agency's William J. Hughes Technical Center. Two fuels developed by Swift Fuels and one fuel each developed by Shell and TOTAL will undergo laboratory and rig testing beginning this fall and concluding in fall 2015.
Pilot Magazine | 2014, 09 05
The idea that Congress doesn’t accomplish much isn’t new.
Over the past two years, AOPA has been able to actively save members who own their own aircraft an average of $179.22 per year.
Article | 2014, 09 03
The FAA has granted a 30-day extension on the comment period for its hangar use policy and AOPA is encouraging members to submit their thoughts.
Advocacy | 2014, 09 03
Eleven senators are the latest to ask the Department of Transportation and the Office of Management and Budget to take quick action on third class medical reform.
Advocacy | 2014, 08 28
Members of the House General Aviation Caucus are asking the Department of Transportation to expedite rulemaking for third-class medical reform.
Director of Government Affairs and Executive Communications Elizabeth Tennyson joined AOPA in 1998, the same year she earned her private pilot certificate. She also holds an instrument rating and enjoys jumping out of planes almost as much as flying them.
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