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Article | Jul 01, 2006

Cubs for a new generation I really liked Alton Marsh's "Cubs for a New Generation" (May Pilot). Although I am a private pilot flying a Cessna 172D, I have been watching these two airplanes since the advent of sport pilot/light sport aircraft.

Pilot Counsel

Pilot Magazine | Jul 01, 2006

John S. Yodice, legal counsel for AOPA and IAOPA, owns and flies a Cessna 310.

AOPA Action in California

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2005

Truckee-Tahoe Airport seen as battleground Are the three board members of the Truckee-Tahoe Airport District planning on violating rules that came with past FAA airport grants? It looks that way to supporters, and AOPA officials have identified Truckee-Tahoe Airport as the potential site of the country's next big airport battle. After winning a majority of the five airport board seats last year, noise opponents have now delayed accepting an additional $450,000 in federal grant money that might restrict their ability to impose noise or growth limits on the airport.

AOPA Action in California

Pilot Magazine | Sep 01, 2004

AOPA fights residential development on Long Beach airport AOPA has launched another salvo in the ongoing battle to protect Long Beach/Daugherty Field from an incompatible housing development. In letters to the Long Beach Economic Development Commission and Airport Advisory Commission, AOPA said no safety review of the Southern California development had been conducted.

President's Position

Article | Jun 01, 2004

Phil Boyer travels the country advocating for AOPA's 400,000 members. It has always been my philosophy that when the airlines are profitable and happy, we have fewer conflicts with them in general aviation.

President's Position

Pilot Magazine | Apr 01, 2004

Phil Boyer serves AOPA's more than 400,000 members around the world. Every day the 220 people who work for your association are involved in specific problems and opportunities that affect general aviation.

Pilot Counsel

Pilot Magazine | Feb 01, 2004

One of the worst disasters that can befall an aircraft owner is to be involved in a serious aircraft accident. No argument.

President's Position

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2002

Phil Boyer has served as president of AOPA since 1991. On September 11, 2001, I would maintain that the Federal Aviation Administration lost control of U.S.

AOPA Action in California

Article | Oct 01, 2002

AOPA Expo in California AOPA Expo 2002 takes place from October 24 through 26 in Palm Springs. Visitors can get a preview of the excitement on Wednesday, October 23, when more than 80 aircraft taxi through the streets of Palm Springs.

California Action

Pilot Magazine | Mar 01, 2002

AOPA, Caltrans, RCRC cooperate on GA initiatives AOPA's regional representative for California, John Pfeifer, has been leading efforts to increase cooperation between state groups in developing initiatives to support general aviation. At meetings in December and January, Pfeifer worked with the Regional Council of Rural Counties (RCRC) and the California Division of Aeronautics to find ways to support the state's general aviation airports through state and federal assistance programs.