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Study finds wildlife not stressed by recreational aircraft

Wildlife experiences no significant increase in stress as a result of recreational aircraft activity, according to a study released by the Recreational Aviation Foundation

Apr 14, 2016

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EAA, Dynon announce STC for Cessna, Piper aircraft

The Experimental Aircraft Association and Dynon Avionics announced April 6 that they have obtained FAA approval of a supplemental type certificate that will enable owners of certain Cessna and Piper models to install Dynon's EFIS-D10A as an attitude indicator replacement.

Apr 06, 2016 | comments

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Women share secrets of success

Women who have climbed to the top of their aviation fields and completed feats many would have thought impossible shared secrets to their success during the twenty-seventh annual International Women in Aviation Conference March 10 through 12 in Nashville.

Mar 17, 2016
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Experimental Aircraft Association

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EAA, Dynon announce STC for Cessna, Piper aircraft

The Experimental Aircraft Association and Dynon Avionics announced April 6 that they have obtained FAA approval of a supplemental type certificate that will enable owners of certain Cessna and Piper models to install Dynon's EFIS-D10A as an attitude indicator replacement.

Apr 06, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

Aviation groups oppose bill limiting flight training for veterans

AOPA and six other groups sent a joint letter to House leaders opposing legislation that would make it harder for veterans to pursue aviation careers.

Feb 09, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

Colorado airfield launches teen pilots

A group of Colorado aviation enthusiasts based at Meadow Lake Airport in Peyton has been launching the next generation of pilots to the skies for more than a decade.

Feb 03, 2016
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National Business Aviation Association

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Aviation groups oppose bill limiting flight training for veterans

AOPA and six other groups sent a joint letter to House leaders opposing legislation that would make it harder for veterans to pursue aviation careers.

Feb 09, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

AOPA responds to appeal of FAA determination on Santa Monica

AOPA and nine others are asking the FAA to deny Santa Monica's appeal of the agency's determination that Santa Monica Municipal Airport in California must remain open at least until 2023.

Feb 01, 2016

Advocacy

GA groups raise concerns over possible ATC changes

Fifteen of the country's most influential general aviation groups are raising concerns about proposed changes to FAA funding and the air traffic control system.

Jan 19, 2016
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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

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Aircraft market takes hits

U.S. airplane makers posted relatively steady sales for 2015, but many foreign manufacturers saw declines in airplanes sold and revenue.

Feb 10, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

Aviation groups oppose bill limiting flight training for veterans

AOPA and six other groups sent a joint letter to House leaders opposing legislation that would make it harder for veterans to pursue aviation careers.

Feb 09, 2016 | comments

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Aviation industry launches misfueling prevention program

The National Air Transportation Association partnered with the AOPA Air Safety Institute and other organizations to develop a free online course to raise awareness and help prevent catastrophic engine failure from misfueling incidents.

Feb 08, 2016
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

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Study finds wildlife not stressed by recreational aircraft

Wildlife experiences no significant increase in stress as a result of recreational aircraft activity, according to a study released by the Recreational Aviation Foundation

Apr 14, 2016

Advocacy

GA groups raise concerns over possible ATC changes

Fifteen of the country's most influential general aviation groups are raising concerns about proposed changes to FAA funding and the air traffic control system.

Jan 19, 2016

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Aviation groups urge passage of medical reform

Seventeen aviation groups have sent a letter to a key Senate committee, urging it to pass medical reform and other measures to protect GA pilots.

Nov 17, 2015
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Helicopter Association International

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Finmeccanica introduces light turbine single

Finmeccanica's AW009 will be the newest turbine light single, competing directly with Airbus and Bell for the introductory market.

Mar 03, 2016

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Sikorsky salutes rescuers

Sikorsky honored Los Angeles firefighters at the 2016 Heli-Expo for their bravery in a daring and successful helicopter rescue.

Mar 02, 2016 | comments

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Rotors showcased in Louisville

Despite a precipitous fall of the oil and gas portion of the industry, the Helicopter Association International's 2016 convention was surprisingly upbeat.

Mar 02, 2016 | comments
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Aircraft Electronics Association

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GA groups raise concerns over possible ATC changes

Fifteen of the country's most influential general aviation groups are raising concerns about proposed changes to FAA funding and the air traffic control system.

Jan 19, 2016

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Appareo’s Stratus ESG on track for April

Appareo’s new Stratus ESG ADS-B Out transponder is on track for April 2016 deliveries, and the company’s new dealer network has reached 230.

Dec 28, 2015

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Avionics sales soft

A report released Nov. 10 by the Aircraft Electronics Association shows a soft market for general aviation avionics, with a 7.5-percent year-over-year decline.

Nov 11, 2015 | comments
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Women in Aviation International

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Women share secrets of success

Women who have climbed to the top of their aviation fields and completed feats many would have thought impossible shared secrets to their success during the twenty-seventh annual International Women in Aviation Conference March 10 through 12 in Nashville.

Mar 17, 2016

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Drone registrations surpass aircraft registrations

More than 400,000 operators have registered their drones, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced March 11, surpassing the number of aircraft in the U.S. registry, which is more than 320,000.

Mar 15, 2016 | comments

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AOPA Women in Aviation chapter awards scholarship

High school student Ty'Niyah Harris received a lift from AOPA's Women in Aviation International Chapter March 10--a $3,000 scholarship to help her pursue her flight training dreams.

Mar 11, 2016
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