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AOPA leads effort to speed medical reform

Advocacy | 2014, 08 18

In an AOPA-led effort, seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the administration to expedite a review of the FAA's proposed rulemaking on third class medical reform.

AOPA leads effort to improve border crossings

Advocacy | 2014, 08 07

AOPA has been working with government officials and other pilot groups in Canada and the United States to simplify border crossings for international GA flights.

Medical reform moves forward

Advocacy | 2014, 07 31

The FAA has sent a proposal to reform the third class medical certification process to the Department of Transportation for review, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced July 31 at EAA AirVenture.

Certification reform will be delayed, FAA tells Congress

Article | 2014, 07 25

The FAA will miss a deadline to reform aircraft certification by two years, the agency told the House Aviation Subcommittee during a July 23 hearing.

AOPA tests new ways to open doors to aviation

Article | 2014, 07 25

AOPA is testing whether aircraft ownership can be more affordable than many people believe with the development of “Reimagined Aircraft.”

Certification reform will be delayed, FAA tells Congress

Advocacy | 2014, 07 24

The FAA will miss a December 2015 deadline to reform aircraft certification processes by two years, the agency told the House Aviation Subcommittee during a July 23 hearing.

Judge dismisses patent case against AOPA

Article | 2014, 07 24

A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a $66 million patent infringement lawsuit against AOPA.

Area forecasts set for an overhaul

Article | 2014, 07 24

The Air Safety Institute is supporting an FAA plan to revamp and modernize area forecasts, which have remained virtually unchanged since the 1930s.

House passes bill to make tax break permanent

Advocacy | 2014, 07 15

The House has passed a bill to renew and make permanent a tax break affecting some business purchases of aircraft.

Nine fuels vie to replace leaded avgas

Advocacy | 2014, 07 10

The FAA has accepted nine fuels to be evaluated as potential replacements to avgas, marking a milestone in the search for an unleaded GA fuel.