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Residents submit signatures for Santa Monica ballot measure

Advocacy | Jun 11, 2014

Supporters of an initiative to let voters decide the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport have submitted enough signatures to put the measure on the November ballot.

Lawsuit against AOPA suffers jurisdictional setback

Article | May 19, 2014

A U.S. District Court magistrate in Portland, Ore., has recommended that a patent infringement lawsuit against AOPA be dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction.

Santa Monica council considers competing amendment

Advocacy | May 15, 2014

The Santa Monica City Council is considering putting its own charter amendment regarding the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport on the ballot in November.

Jury sides with small developer in chart suit

Article | Apr 29, 2014

A Massachusetts software firm has been awarded $43.1 million in damages by a federal jury in Denver, which found Jeppesen Sanderson violated a 2009 contract.

City to appeal SMO ruling

Advocacy | Apr 11, 2014

Santa Monica will appeal a court decision dismissing a lawsuit seeking to release the city from its obligation to keep SMO open and operating.

NASA sleuths solve 'jelly doughnut' mystery

Article | Mar 12, 2014

Where did the jelly doughnut come from?

President's Position: A reprieve, not a rout

Pilot Magazine | Mar 06, 2014

The entire general aviation community has a victory to celebrate, even as we recognize that this win is by no means final.

Santa Monica advocates prep for next round

Advocacy | Feb 27, 2014

AOPA leaders were in Santa Monica this week, pledging their continuing support to protect the embattled airport.

COURT DISMISSES LAWSUIT OVER SANTA MONICA AIRPORT

News release | Feb 14, 2014

In a landmark decision yesterday, a U.S. District Court judge sided with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in a motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought by the City of Santa Monica over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

Judge dismisses Santa Monica suit

Advocacy | Feb 14, 2014

U.S. District Judge John F. Walter on Feb. 13 granted a motion from the Department of Justice and FAA to dismiss the city of Santa Monica’s lawsuit to release it from its obligation to operate Santa Monica Municipal Airport as an airport. But AOPA cautions that the fight to save the airport is far from over.

AOPA, NBAA file friend of the court brief in Santa Monica suit

Advocacy | Feb 10, 2014

AOPA and NBAA explain the importance of Santa Monica Municipal Airport in a friend of the court brief in a lawsuit over the airport’s future.

AOPA AND NBAA FILE AMICUS BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF SANTA MONICA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

News release | Feb 10, 2014

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today jointly filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles in support of a Federal Aviation Administration motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit over the future of Santa Monica, Calif., Municipal Airport.

AOPA leaders see Santa Monica challenges up close

Advocacy | Jan 22, 2014

AOPA leaders recently visited Santa Monica Municipal Airport, where they saw the challenges and urged tenants, pilots, and business owners to work together.

FAA asks court to dismiss lawsuit over Santa Monica

Advocacy | Jan 13, 2014

The FAA is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over use of Santa Monica airport property, saying the challenge comes decades too late.

A battle GA must win

Article | Dec 30, 2013

The latest battle to preserve Santa Monica Municipal Airport has implications for hundreds of other airports around the country.

Foundation Focus: What have we done for you lately?

Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 2013

What have we done for you lately? That’s a question that every membership association and charitable foundation should be prepared to answer.

AOPA Calls Lawsuit to Close Santa Monica Airport Meritless

News release | Nov 01, 2013

AOPA Calls Lawsuit to Close Santa Monica Airport Meritless

Lawsuit to close Santa Monica airport meritless, AOPA says

Article | Oct 31, 2013

The city of Santa Monica filed a lawsuit Oct. 31 against the FAA, a move AOPA says lacks any merit in law and is clearly another desperate bid by the city to close Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

AOPA responds to patent infringement lawsuit

Article | Oct 08, 2013

AOPA responded to the SD Holdings patent infringement lawsuit against FlyQ Web on Oct. 7, requesting dismissal due to the fact there is no basis for SDH’s patent infringement allegations against AOPA’s online aviation flight planning tool that is available to members free of charge.

AOPA: Court decision aids safe transition to unleaded avgas

Article | Mar 28, 2013

A U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruling has freed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from having to make an accelerated endangerment finding on emissions from general aviation aircraft.

EPA defends action on leaded avgas

Advocacy | Aug 02, 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency defended its course of action on leaded avgas in July, urging the court to dismiss a lawsuit designed to push the agency toward proposing emissions standards for lead from general aviation aircraft.

FAA avgas research funding 'critical'

Advocacy | Mar 20, 2012

The FAA is a critical participant in continuing research to develop an unleaded aviation fuel, said the presidents of five aviation associations in a letter urging congressional support for funding in the agency's fiscal 2013 budget.

100LL suit charges inaction; GA groups point to progress

Advocacy | Mar 08, 2012

The environmental group Friends of the Earth made good on a May 2011 threat March 7, when it announced it had filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over piston aircraft's use of leaded avgas.