Elizabeth Tennyson

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Industry to senators: Don't close GA airport

Advocacy | 2014, 09 18

An industry group led by AOPA is asking the Senate not to pursue legislation that would close Missouri’s St. Clair Regional Airport.

NTSB releases study on medication, drug use

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.

FAA selects four unleaded fuels for testing

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.

Briefing: Our candidates in Congress

Pilot Magazine | 2014, 09 05

The idea that Congress doesn’t accomplish much isn’t new.

Briefing: Savings in the states

Pilot Magazine | 2014, 09 05

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.

Hangar policy comment deadline extended

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.

Senators urge quick action on medical reform

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.

Caucus members work to speed up 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.

Santa Monica advocates rally support for ballot initiative

Advocacy | 2014, 08 26

Advocates for Santa Monica Municipal Airport gathered Aug. 25 to rally support for Measure D, a ballot initiative that would require voter approval before the airport can be closed or redeveloped.

Legislators push for quick action on medical reform

Advocacy | 2014, 08 20

Lawmakers are asking DOT and the administration to expedite a review of the FAA’s proposed rulemaking on third class medical reform.