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AOPA’s Rusty Pilot courses are designed to reignite the passion of pilots who have let their currency lapse. Several flying clubs have hosted these seminars recently as a way to gain recognition in the aviation community, recruit new members, and to strengthen General Aviation as a whole. And there’s an added benefit for current pilots – the course serves as the ground portion of the biennial flight review, making it a great club activity for your current members as well.

Apr 19, 2015

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Club Spotlight

Hawaii is one of the most beautiful places on earth—and it looks even better by air. With 14 public use airports on the eight islands, there are plenty of opportunities for general aviation pilots. Moore Air is a for-profit company that offers aircraft rental, but also has a flying club to help keep rates low for frequent flyers and visitors to the islands. Moore Air owner and president Mark Jones shares how it all works and what it’s like to fly in Hawaii.

Apr 19, 2015

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Question of the Month

There were two finance-related questions that were posed recently on the AOPA Facebook Flying Club page and we thought we’d share them both to help generate a discussion and remind clubs that there are many resources at AOPA, from flying club webinars to staff at the Pilot Information Center that can help answer your questions. Read the April Question of the Month to see what suggestions were made regarding finances.

Apr 19, 2015
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Safety

Flying Club members are more likely to have opportunities to fly different aircraft, and getting the proper transition training can make a big different. ASI has created a new online course, Transitioning to Other Airplanes, to help pilots – whether your stepping up to a more advanced aircraft, stepping down to something lighter and less powerful, moving to an experimental, or transitioning to different avionics it’s important to know what to expect.

Apr 19, 2015

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Continental boosts diesel retrofit capacity

Continental Motors Group announced on April 16 that the FAA has approved assembly of CD-100 series engine retrofit kits in Alabama.

Apr 17, 2015

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Continental, Chinese university partner on GA training

Continental Motors Group and the Civil Aviation University of China have signed a memorandum of understanding to support growing demand for general aviation in China, Continental announced April 15.

Apr 17, 2015
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Avionics Manufacturer

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Avidyne adds to ADS-B offerings

Avidyne added three ADS-B Out solutions to its product line that are designed to work with the company’s existing navigators and displays.

Apr 09, 2015

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Avionics sales up 4 percent

Worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales of more than $2.5 billion during 2014 were 4 percent higher than in 2013, the Aircraft Electronics Association said.

Apr 09, 2015

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Dynon announces pricing, product offers

Dynon announced new pricing of its D2 Pocket Panel Portable EFIS, a new remote magnetometer for its SkyView air data attitude heading reference system, and a new SkyView software release.

Apr 08, 2015
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Flying Club

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AOPA’s Rusty Pilot courses are designed to reignite the passion of pilots who have let their currency lapse. Several flying clubs have hosted these seminars recently as a way to gain recognition in the aviation community, recruit new members, and to strengthen General Aviation as a whole. And there’s an added benefit for current pilots – the course serves as the ground portion of the biennial flight review, making it a great club activity for your current members as well.

Apr 19, 2015

Article

Club Spotlight

Hawaii is one of the most beautiful places on earth—and it looks even better by air. With 14 public use airports on the eight islands, there are plenty of opportunities for general aviation pilots. Moore Air is a for-profit company that offers aircraft rental, but also has a flying club to help keep rates low for frequent flyers and visitors to the islands. Moore Air owner and president Mark Jones shares how it all works and what it’s like to fly in Hawaii.

Apr 19, 2015

Article

Question of the Month

There were two finance-related questions that were posed recently on the AOPA Facebook Flying Club page and we thought we’d share them both to help generate a discussion and remind clubs that there are many resources at AOPA, from flying club webinars to staff at the Pilot Information Center that can help answer your questions. Read the April Question of the Month to see what suggestions were made regarding finances.

Apr 19, 2015
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Financial

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Apple Watch takes flight

The first thing aviation software developers had to figure out about the Apple Watch was just how much data to deliver.

Apr 16, 2015 | comments

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AOPA Insurance offers new hangar coverage

The new AOPA Hangar Insurance program protects individuals who own or lease hangars in cases of hangar damage, personal injury, fire or wind damage, or theft starting at $42 per month.

Apr 15, 2015

Advocacy

NY tax exemption saves aircraft owners thousands

New Yorkers who are considering buying an aircraft that will be based in the state can save at least 4 percent starting Sept. 1 since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the aircraft sales-and-use tax exemption as part of the new state budget.

Apr 15, 2015
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