Advocacy | 2014, 04 11
Santa Monica will appeal a court decision dismissing a lawsuit seeking to release the city from its obligation to keep SMO open and operating.
Advocacy | 2014, 04 10
A new report from the Government Accountability Office has revealed problems with the FAA medical certification process, including delays, technological issues, and lack of clarity.
The Michigan Aeronautics Commission is asking the FAA and the state’s congressional delegation to support legislation that would let more pilots fly without medical certification.
Article | 2014, 04 09
It started with a tweet and ended with Houston’s mayor enjoying the view from above in a general aviation aircraft.
Advocacy | 2014, 04 03
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed an AOPA-backed aviation sales tax exemption into law that will save pilots and aircraft owners millions of dollars and keep business in the state.
Advocacy | 2014, 04 02
The FAA has announced plans to go through a rulemaking process that could result in thousands more pilots being allowed to fly without a third class medical.
Advocacy | 2014, 04 01
The FAA has drafted new guidelines for dealing with sleep apnea after AOPA and others objected to a sudden policy change announced last year.
Advocacy | 2014, 03 27
A group of Santa Monica residents is seeking an amendment to the city charter that would put key decisions about airport property to voters.
Advocacy | 2014, 03 26
AOPA speaks up for preserving Santa Monica’s embattled airport and challenges city council members to let voters decide its future.
Advocacy | 2014, 03 24
New analysis published by the FAA shows that the agency underestimated the impact of a proposed airworthiness directive that could affect thousands of ECi cylinders.
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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