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AOPA moves to the flight line at AirVenture

AOPA members can get a prime view of the action during the afternoon airshows at EAA AirVenture from the association’s new location on the flight line.

Jul 17, 2014

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Life-changing flights

Challenge Air has given hundreds of children with special needs a brief flight in a general aviation aircraft with lasting benefits.

Jul 17, 2014

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Small airport, huge losses

Thieves working in the night carefully removed avionics from more than a dozen aircraft parked in hangars and on the ramp at Jerry Sumners Sr. Aurora Municipal Airport in Aurora, Missouri, taking something from nearly everyone.

Jul 16, 2014 | comments
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Experimental Aircraft Association

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Additional Pilot Program proposed for Phase I testing

An FAA draft advisory circular proposes safety enhancements for flight testing of experimental aircraft.

Jul 08, 2014

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AirVenture attraction a draw for IFR pilots

Pilots can now add improving their instrument proficiency to the long list of reasons to attend EAA AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Wis.

Jul 07, 2014 | comments

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Swift loses champion

No one worked harder to keep the Globe Swift flying than Charlie Nelson. The Tennessee aviator died June 30 after a long battle with illness, a loss to both his family and the friends Nelson made around the world.

Jul 02, 2014 | comments
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National Business Aviation Association

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Organizations offer range of training scholarships

Five aviation organizations offer scholarships for flight training, education, and advanced certification.

Jun 30, 2014

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Baker briefs caucus on importance of medical reform

Third class medical reform is critical to growing general aviation, AOPA President Mark Baker told the House General Aviation Caucus during a briefing June 17.

Jun 17, 2014 | comments

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Swearingen mourned

Edward Swearingen, an aircraft designer who made a lasting mark on aviation, died May 15.

May 22, 2014
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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

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Baker briefs caucus on importance of medical reform

Third class medical reform is critical to growing general aviation, AOPA President Mark Baker told the House General Aviation Caucus during a briefing June 17.

Jun 17, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

NextGen mandate too expensive, AOPA member tells House committee

The FAA should leverage existing cockpit technologies to move NextGen forward before mandating new equipment, an AOPA member told the House Small Business Committee.

Jun 11, 2014 | comments

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AOPA highlights aviation scholarships, recipients

Learn about new scholarship opportunities and see recent winners.

May 30, 2014
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

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California protects landowners who allow GA ops

California has joined the ranks of states extending liability protection to landowners who allow general aviation activities.

Jun 24, 2014

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Calif. Assembly committee passes recreational-use liability bill

A bill that adds general aviation to the recreational-use code unanimously passed the California Assembly’s Judiciary Committee.

Jun 11, 2014

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Michigan legislature mulls recreational-use bill

The Michigan legislature is considering a bill to provide liability protection for owners of private airfields.

May 12, 2014
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Helicopter Association International

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Baker briefs caucus on importance of medical reform

Third class medical reform is critical to growing general aviation, AOPA President Mark Baker told the House General Aviation Caucus during a briefing June 17.

Jun 17, 2014 | comments

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Fly for $300 a month, Baker says

With the high cost of avgas and new aircraft prices soaring, is it possible to fly for $200 or $300 a month? "The answer is, you can," said AOPA President Mark Baker at a panel discussion April 1.

Apr 02, 2014 | comments

Rotorcraft Rookie

Rotorcraft Rookie: Robinson factory tour

Touring an aircraft factory is the only way to see everything that goes into your flying machine.

Mar 13, 2014
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Aircraft Electronics Association

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Small airport, huge losses

Thieves working in the night carefully removed avionics from more than a dozen aircraft parked in hangars and on the ramp at Jerry Sumners Sr. Aurora Municipal Airport in Aurora, Missouri, taking something from nearly everyone.

Jul 16, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

NextGen mandate too expensive, AOPA member tells House committee

The FAA should leverage existing cockpit technologies to move NextGen forward before mandating new equipment, an AOPA member told the House Small Business Committee.

Jun 11, 2014 | comments

News release

AOPA FOUNDATION JOINS FAA TO LAUNCH AVIATION WEATHER SAFETY CAMPAIGN

AOPA FOUNDATION JOINS FAA TO LAUNCH AVIATION WEATHER SAFETY CAMPAIGN

May 13, 2014
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Women in Aviation International

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Organizations offer range of training scholarships

Five aviation organizations offer scholarships for flight training, education, and advanced certification.

Jun 30, 2014

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Event Spotlight

An Idaho Flying Club hosted an event to inspire women to fly.

Apr 24, 2014

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Women in Aviation holds record-setting event

More than 4,500 attendees packed the twenty-fifth annual Women in Aviation International conference in March, setting a record for the association.

Mar 13, 2014
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