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FAA needs to be more efficient, House leaders tell Huerta

Advocacy | 2015, 03 03

The FAA needs to be more efficient and complete critical projects, House leaders said during a hearing on FAA reauthorization.

AOPA issues call to action on Pilot's Bill of Rights 2

Advocacy | 2015, 03 02

AOPA is calling on its members to take immediate action to build support for new legislation that would reform the third class medical process and provide other protections for general aviation pilots.

AMEs get video guidance on new sleep apnea policy

Advocacy | 2015, 02 26

The FAA has released an eight-minute video providing aviation medical examiners with guidance on the agency's new obstructive sleep apnea policy, which takes effect March 2.

Medical reform legislation introduced in House, Senate

Advocacy | 2015, 02 26

New legislation in both houses of Congress would allow thousands of pilots to fly without a third class medical and offer new protections for GA pilots.

AOPA focuses on reform at congressional roundtable

Advocacy | 2015, 02 25

The FAA needs to reform its regulatory and certification processes, including changing the third class medical, AOPA told a House Aviation Subcommittee roundtable.

AOPA connects with members at Northwest Aviation Conference

Article | 2015, 02 23

AOPA connected with hundreds of pilots, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts during the thirty-second Northwest Aviation Conference held in Puyallup, Washington, Feb. 21 and 22.

AOPA says ECi rule is not justified

Advocacy | 2015, 02 21

The FAA’s supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking on ECi cylinders is not justified and doesn’t account for economic and safety issues, AOPA said in formal comments.

Proposed rule sets limits on small UAS

Advocacy | 2015, 02 15

The FAA has announced a proposed rule governing the use of commercial small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that would address many of AOPA's concerns, including setting certification requirements for operators and requiring see-and-avoid capabilities.

No user fees in White House budget plan

Advocacy | 2015, 02 03

For the first time in years, President Barack Obama's new budget proposal does not include any new user fees for general aviation.

EPA denies petition to change avgas decision

Advocacy | 2015, 01 29

The Environmental Protection Agency has denied the most recent petition from environmental groups that asked the agency to reconsider a 2012 decision not to immediately pursue an endangerment finding for leaded avgas.