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AOPA awards scholarship at Women in Aviation conference

An aviation student from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, is the 2015 recipient of the $3,000 AOPA Women in Aviation, International student pilot scholarship, AOPA announced March 5.

Mar 05, 2015

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Composite Helicopters to certify new models

New Zealand helicopter company Composite Helicopters is moving from kit to certified carbon fiber rotorcraft.

Mar 04, 2015

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Aviation in spotlight at Montana conference

More than 500 members of the Montana aviation community turned out to “fly the Big Sky” by attending the thirty-first annual Montana Aviation Conference.

Mar 04, 2015
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Experimental Aircraft Association

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Medical reform legislation introduced in House, Senate

New legislation in both houses of Congress would allow thousands of pilots to fly without a third class medical and offer new protections for GA pilots.

Feb 26, 2015 | comments

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NavWorx offers new ADS-B option

NavWorx announced Feb. 11 an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transceiver with an introductory price of $699, giving kit builders an affordable route to mandate compliance.

Feb 12, 2015 | comments

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General aviation, added up

General aviation supports 1.1 million U.S. jobs and generates $219 billion in economic activity, according to a study released Feb. 11.

Feb 11, 2015 | comments
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National Business Aviation Association

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Medical reform legislation introduced in House, Senate

New legislation in both houses of Congress would allow thousands of pilots to fly without a third class medical and offer new protections for GA pilots.

Feb 26, 2015 | comments

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General aviation, added up

General aviation supports 1.1 million U.S. jobs and generates $219 billion in economic activity, according to a study released Feb. 11.

Feb 11, 2015 | comments

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Fuel sales expected to climb

A majority of the nation's fixed-base operators surveyed by analysts expect to post an increase in fuel sales for 2015.

Feb 05, 2015 | comments
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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

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Medical reform legislation introduced in House, Senate

New legislation in both houses of Congress would allow thousands of pilots to fly without a third class medical and offer new protections for GA pilots.

Feb 26, 2015 | comments

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General aviation, added up

General aviation supports 1.1 million U.S. jobs and generates $219 billion in economic activity, according to a study released Feb. 11.

Feb 11, 2015 | comments

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Aircraft market mixed

A surge in piston airplane sales was among the bright spots in 2014 industry data released Feb. 11.

Feb 11, 2015 | comments
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

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West Virginia adds liability protection for airfield owners

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Feb. 18 signed into law a bill that will add liability protection for land owners who allow aircraft operations at their privately owned airstrips and farms.

Feb 26, 2015

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Forest Service planning rule recognizes aviation access

New U.S. Forest Service directives that interpret a 2012 Planning Rule designate aviation as a “legitimate mode of access” to the backcountry.

Feb 11, 2015

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Reach hard-to-reach places in your airplane

You can’t take a major airline to see the swimming pigs in Staniel Cay in the Bahamas, or to see the natural hot springs at a remote corner of Death Valley National Park.

Feb 04, 2015
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Helicopter Association International

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Composite Helicopters to certify new models

New Zealand helicopter company Composite Helicopters is moving from kit to certified carbon fiber rotorcraft.

Mar 04, 2015

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Robinson Helicopter betting on future growth

Prolific helicopter manufacturer Robinson saw lower sales in 2014 on weak global demand, but a new engine deal and some aircraft options indicate a strong future.

Mar 04, 2015

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‘Dominatrix of helicopters’ charges on

Declaring this “a time for disruptors,” flamboyant MD Helicopters owner Lynn Tilton vowed to keep her storied company moving forward into her second decade of ownership.

Mar 04, 2015
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Aircraft Electronics Association

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General aviation, added up

General aviation supports 1.1 million U.S. jobs and generates $219 billion in economic activity, according to a study released Feb. 11.

Feb 11, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

AOPA delivers strong message on mandate

AOPA’s message that the cost to equip is too high and must drop substantially was heard loud and clear at a “call to action” summit on ADS-B.

Oct 30, 2014 | comments

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Take advantage of aviation scholarships

Check out scholarships for flight training, airport management, aviation engineering, and more.

Sep 29, 2014
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Women in Aviation International

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AOPA awards scholarship at Women in Aviation conference

An aviation student from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, is the 2015 recipient of the $3,000 AOPA Women in Aviation, International student pilot scholarship, AOPA announced March 5.

Mar 05, 2015

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Question of the Month

With spring around the corner, we know the winds will be gusting. Besides practicing your tie down knots, Flying Club Manager Kelby Ferwerda asked on the AOPA Facebook Flying Club Page how do you keep your members engaged when it’s just too windy to fly safely? Although it seems like a few club members have cabin fever and can’t wait for spring, there are several good ideas worth checking out.

Feb 15, 2015

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WAI names 2015 Pioneer Hall of Fame inductees

Four women who have earned places of honor in the history of aviation will be inducted into Women in Aviation International's Pioneer Hall of Fame.

Jan 13, 2015
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