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AOPA, NBAA file amicus brief in Santa Monica appeal

AOPA and the National Business Aviation Association have jointly filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as part of the ongoing legal battle over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

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GA groups urge FAA to lower barriers to ADS-B

Fourteen aviation organizations have banded together to urge the FAA to take immediate steps to lower barriers to ADS-B equipage.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

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NGPA executive director notes gains, goals

If only one person had been helped, it all would have been worthwhile. But much more than that has been accomplished over the 25-year life of the National Gay Pilots Association, said its executive director.

Jan 23, 2015
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Experimental Aircraft Association

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GA groups urge FAA to lower barriers to ADS-B

Fourteen aviation organizations have banded together to urge the FAA to take immediate steps to lower barriers to ADS-B equipage.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

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Baker receives Legacy Award at Living Legends of Aviation

On a night when Hollywood stars and aviation luminaries came together to celebrate the wonder of flight, AOPA President Mark Baker was honored with the Harrison Ford Legacy in Aviation Award at the Twelfth Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards.

Jan 20, 2015

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California flight school to host Silver Eagles day

San Carlos Flight Center will host a Silver Eagles Celebration on Feb. 7 at San Carlos Airport in the San Francisco Bay area of California.

Jan 16, 2015
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National Business Aviation Association

Advocacy

AOPA, NBAA file amicus brief in Santa Monica appeal

AOPA and the National Business Aviation Association have jointly filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as part of the ongoing legal battle over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

Article

GA groups urge FAA to lower barriers to ADS-B

Fourteen aviation organizations have banded together to urge the FAA to take immediate steps to lower barriers to ADS-B equipage.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Automation: A balanced approach

The debate about the proper role of automation in the cockpit probably started the day that Sperry Corporation developed the first autopilot in 1912.

Jan 08, 2015
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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

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GA groups urge FAA to lower barriers to ADS-B

Fourteen aviation organizations have banded together to urge the FAA to take immediate steps to lower barriers to ADS-B equipage.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

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Buyer's market

It is still a tough market for selling used aircraft, but about as good as it gets for those looking to buy.

Dec 10, 2014 | comments

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Small airplanes bounce back

An upswing in the long-languishing small aircraft market is among the indications that have one analyst predicting the doldrums may finally be behind us.

Nov 13, 2014 | comments
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

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AOPA: Nez Perce-Clearwater plan should protect airstrips

Revisions to the U.S. Forest Service’s plan for Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in Idaho should allow safety-related improvements to existing airstrips and open the door to creation of new airstrips, AOPA said in comments on the revisions Nov. 12.

Nov 20, 2014

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RAF uses grant to study effect of aircraft on wildlife

An AOPA Foundation grant is helping fund a wildlife study for the Recreational Aviation Foundation.

Sep 29, 2014

Advocacy

Montana’s GA community throws a party

Montana pilots will have two reasons to celebrate when they fly in to Seeley Lake Airport on Sept. 13.

Aug 18, 2014
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Helicopter Association International

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GA groups urge FAA to lower barriers to ADS-B

Fourteen aviation organizations have banded together to urge the FAA to take immediate steps to lower barriers to ADS-B equipage.

Jan 23, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

AOPA leads effort to speed medical reform

In an AOPA-led effort, seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the administration to expedite a review of the FAA's proposed rulemaking on third class medical reform.

Aug 18, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

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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Aircraft Electronics Association

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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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Aspen offers vision trial

Aspen Avionics announced certification of a VFR primary flight display and a certified synthetic vision trial available at the other end of the Evolution line.

Sep 24, 2014 | comments
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Women in Aviation International

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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

Pilot Magazine

Living with the love of your life

Ask someone who lives in an airpark how long they have been there and more often than not, you’ll hear 10 years, 15 years, or even 30.

Dec 09, 2014

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Lightspeed 2014 Pilots Choice grant recipients named

Eight aviation charities, selected through online voting, will receive grants from $2,000 to $10,000.

Nov 06, 2014
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