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AOPA WELCOMES FAA SUMMIT TO ADDRESS CHALLENGES OF ADS-B MANDATE

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) welcomed a Sept. 18 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announcement 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 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) by the Jan. 1, 2020 deadline. ADS-B is a critical component of the NextGen air traffic modernization program.

Sep 19, 2014

Advocacy

FAA to address barriers to NextGen mandate at industry summit

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.

Sep 18, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Aviation expo highlights busy Kansas agenda

The 2014 Kansas Aviation Expo will reach far beyond geographic boundaries when it celebrates the state’s proud tradition of aeronautical enterprise.

Sep 18, 2014
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Aircraft Manufacturer

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Armed Cessnas in demand to fight terrorists

The U.S. government has announced plans to boost the ranks of armed Cessna Grand Caravans fighting terrorists in the troubled Middle East.

Sep 18, 2014

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Presidents meet in Wyoming

The first fly-in meeting of the Young Presidents' Organization's Aviation Network drew more than 150 people to Alpine Airpark, an upscale fly-in community in the natural beauty of far western Wyoming.

Sep 11, 2014

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CJ3+ certified

Cessna’s update of the popular Citation CJ3 earned FAA certification less than six months after the company announced the new model.

Sep 11, 2014
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Avionics Manufacturer

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Garmin offers G1000 coverage

Garmin has announced a service contract that extends warranty coverage for G1000 avionics. Pricing depends on aircraft and installed features.

Sep 17, 2014

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Avionics sales climb

The Aircraft Electronics Association reports worldwide avionics sales for the first six months of 2014 increased 6.8 percent over the same period in 2013.

Sep 03, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

P&E Avionics: In touch with the newest Garmin displays

With hundreds of thousands shipped, the Garmin GNS 430/530 and their later WAAS-enabled versions dominate general aviation panels.

Jul 31, 2014
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Flying Club

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Aviation expo highlights busy Kansas agenda

The 2014 Kansas Aviation Expo will reach far beyond geographic boundaries when it celebrates the state’s proud tradition of aeronautical enterprise.

Sep 18, 2014

Article

Catholic Aviation Association combines GA, faith

The Catholic Aviation Association wants to use faith, flying, and fellowship to promote general aviation.

Sep 17, 2014

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Club Spotlight

The Silver City Flying Club in central Connecticut rotates two aircraft between two airports.

Sep 17, 2014
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Financial

Advocacy

Islip, NY, urged to reconsider landing restriction, fees

AOPA is urging the town of Islip, N.Y., to reconsider a recently enacted fee schedule that sets higher rates for night landings.

Sep 17, 2014

Article

Club Spotlight

The Silver City Flying Club in central Connecticut rotates two aircraft between two airports.

Sep 17, 2014

Article

Question of the Month

What do flying clubs think of Planesharing companies?

Sep 16, 2014
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