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Latitude rolls out

Cessna Aircraft staff gathered around the first production Citation Latitude to celebrate another step toward certification of an aircraft important to the firm’s future.

Jan 30, 2015

Advocacy

Goodbye NDB and other outdated test questions

New draft airman certification standards are available for review on the FAA’s website. In addition to releasing the draft standards, the FAA also announced that it would be deleting questions from the private pilot airplane knowledge test, effective Feb. 9.

Jan 29, 2015 | comments

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Southern California schools embrace glider program

A California charter school has teamed up with a glider school to give students a potentially life-changing opportunity.

Jan 29, 2015
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Aircraft Manufacturer

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Latitude rolls out

Cessna Aircraft staff gathered around the first production Citation Latitude to celebrate another step toward certification of an aircraft important to the firm’s future.

Jan 30, 2015

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Sporty’s offers refurbished 172s

Sporty’s has struck a chord with flight schools and others looking for an affordable, like-new aircraft.

Jan 28, 2015 | comments

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New Meridian: Piper updates pressurized turbine single

Piper’s latest edition of the Meridian pressurized turboprop features updated avionics and six seats in club configuration for $2.26 million.

Jan 27, 2015
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Avionics Manufacturer

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Garmin updates GDL 69

Garmin has updated the GDL 69 datalink receiver to take advantage of the SiriusXM G4 network, providing pilots with weather data and music.

Dec 15, 2014

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Ryan to lead BendixKing

Former U.S. Navy aviator and longtime general aviation pilot (and AOPA member) Justin Ryan has been tapped to lead BendixKing.

Nov 19, 2014

Article

Garmin introduces new ADS-B solution

Garmin announced a new Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution Oct. 28 that meets FAA requirements for ADS-B Out while delivering traffic and subscription-free weather to mobile devices.

Oct 28, 2014 | comments
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Flying Club

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AOPA offers flying club aircraft financing

AOPA is offering special aircraft financing for flying clubs as a way to help new flying clubs acquire quality aircraft while aiding existing clubs that want to expand their fleets.

Jan 28, 2015

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Sporty’s offers refurbished 172s

Sporty’s has struck a chord with flight schools and others looking for an affordable, like-new aircraft.

Jan 28, 2015 | comments

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AOPA OFFERS COMPREHENSIVE OPTIONS FOR FLYING CLUB AIRCRAFT FINANCING

AOPA OFFERS COMPREHENSIVE OPTIONS FOR FLYING CLUB AIRCRAFT FINANCING

Jan 28, 2015
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Financial

Advocacy

Aviation tax abatement sought in Nevada

An AOPA-backed bill would create a partial abatement of property or sales and use taxes for Nevada businesses that repair aircraft or components.

Jan 28, 2015

Advocacy

Aircraft taxes should go into aviation fund, AOPA says

Under a current Washington law, only 10 percent of the aircraft excise taxes that aircraft owners pay go to the Washington State Division of Aeronautics, while the other 90 percent go into the general fund. AOPA is advocating for legislation that would direct 100 percent of the tax to aviation use.

Jan 28, 2015

Advocacy

DOT sets date to complete review of proposed medical reforms

The Department of Transportation has announced plans to complete its review of proposed third class medical reforms on Jan. 26, even as AOPA pledges to keep pushing for legislative action.

Jan 22, 2015 | comments
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